Jane Rigby

Salford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Rigby was born in 1867, in Salford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Absalom Rigby, was 33 and her mother, Susannah Pollard, was 32. She lived in Horwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Absalom Rigby
Susannah Pollard
Henry Rigby
Phobey Rigby
Abraham Pollard Rigby
Jane Rigby
Susan Rigby

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 11

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Age 17

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 34

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Rigby in Lancashire, named with Old Norse hryggr ‘ridge’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Jane Rigby in household of Absalom Rigby, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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