Robert Hough

16 February 1695–
Croston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Hough was christened on 16 February 1695, in Croston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Hough, was 41 and his mother, Margaret Rigby, was 31.

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Family Time Line

William Hough
1654–1700
Margaret Rigby
1664–1725
Thomas Hough
1691–1692
Robert Hough
1695–
Killin Hough
1697–1697

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Thomas Hough

    Male1691–1692Male

    Male1695–Male

    Killin Hough

    Female1697–1697Female

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire and Derbyshire, so named from Old English hōh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’). This widespread surname is especially common in Lancashire.2 Irish (County Limerick): variant of Haugh 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Robt Hough, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"
  • Robert Hough, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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