John Rigby

Male24 November 1793–

Brief Life History of John

John Rigby was christened on 24 November 1793, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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  • John Rigby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (3)

1812 · Manchester Food Riots

The Manchester Food Riots started on April 18, 1812, in Shudehill. The main focus was on the potato market. By 3pm, calvary and infantry soldiers began patrolling the streets and breaking up the crowds.

1815

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

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Ribby in Lancashire, named with Old Scandanavian hryggr ‘ridge’ + ‘farmstead, village’. Compare Rigsby .

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

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