Margaret Burns1,2,3,4,5

F, b. circa 1849
ChartsThomas Rigg Descendancy Chart
           Margaret Burns was born circa 1849 at Colton, England..6,7,8
     The marriage of Margaret Burns and Benjamin Rigg was registered in Oct-Nov-Dec Quarter of 1873 in the Ulverston, England registration district.1,2,3,9
     Margaret Burns appears as Margt. Rigg, age 32, in the census of 1881 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Benjamin Rigg as his wife.2 Margaret Burns and Benjamin Rigg resided in 1881 at 57 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England, with their children Jane, William, and Mary Elizabeth. Ben's brother, William, and his family, lived next door.2
     Margaret Burns appears as Margt. Rigg, age 41, in the census of 1891 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Benjamin Rigg as his wife; John Boom, age 21, a farm labourer, and John Kidd, age 15, a servant, were also enumerated with this family.3 Margaret Burns and Benjamin Rigg resided in 1891 at 51 Chapel Street, Dalton, England, with their children William and James. Benjamin and his family lived two doors away from his brother, William and his family.3
     Margaret Burns appears as Margaret Rigg, age 52, in the census of 1901in the household of Benjamin Rigg as his wife; Richard Cress, age 45, a farm servant, Matthew Butler, age 20, an agricultural labourer, and John Park, age 19, an agricultural labourer, were also enumerated with this family.4 Margaret Burns and Benjamin Rigg resided in 1901 at 51 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England, with their son, James, and nephew, Robert Burrows. The family lived next door to his son, William, and his family. Ben and Margaret also lived next door to Ben's brother, William, and his family.4
     Margaret Burns appears as Margaret Rigg, age 62, in the census of 1911 at Elliscales Farm, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Benjamin Rigg as his wife; Seven other people are also enumerated on this census as farm or general servants to the Rigg family.5

Family

Benjamin Rigg b. 19 May 1850, d. 17 Oct 1925
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1881Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandMargaret Burns appears as Margt. Rigg, age 32, in the census of 1881 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Benjamin Rigg as his wife.2
1891Dalton, Lancashire, EnglandMargaret Burns appears as Margt. Rigg, age 41, in the census of 1891 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Benjamin Rigg as his wife; John Boom, age 21, a farm labourer, and John Kidd, age 15, a servant, were also enumerated with this family.3
1901Margaret Burns appears as Margaret Rigg, age 52, in the census of 1901in the household of Benjamin Rigg as his wife; Richard Cress, age 45, a farm servant, Matthew Butler, age 20, an agricultural labourer, and John Park, age 19, an agricultural labourer, were also enumerated with this family.4
1911Elliscales Farm, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandMargaret Burns appears as Margaret Rigg, age 62, in the census of 1911 at Elliscales Farm, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Benjamin Rigg as his wife; Seven other people are also enumerated on this census as farm or general servants to the Rigg family.5

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
188157 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, EnglandMargaret Burns and Benjamin Rigg resided in 1881 at 57 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England, with their children Jane, William, and Mary Elizabeth. Ben's brother, William, and his family, lived next door.2
189151 Chapel Street, Dalton, EnglandMargaret Burns and Benjamin Rigg resided in 1891 at 51 Chapel Street, Dalton, England, with their children William and James. Benjamin and his family lived two doors away from his brother, William and his family.3
190151 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, EnglandMargaret Burns and Benjamin Rigg resided in 1901 at 51 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England, with their son, James, and nephew, Robert Burrows. The family lived next door to his son, William, and his family. Ben and Margaret also lived next door to Ben's brother, William, and his family.4

Citations

  1. [S217] England and Wales, Free BMD Marriage Index:1837-1983: Benjamin Rigg and Margaret Burns, 1873 (Oct-Nov-Dec Quarter); Volume 8e, Page 1107.
  2. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023.
  3. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588.
  4. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  5. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England.
  6. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588, shows age 41 and birthplace as Colton.
  7. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows age 52 and birthplace as Colton.
  8. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, shows age 62 and birthplace as Colton, Lancashire.
  9. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, shows the couple as being married for 37 years.
  10. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588, shows mother as Margt. Rigg.
  11. [S850] England and Wales Christening Records: James Burns Rigg; 13 April 1884; Ulverston, Lancashire, England; shows mother as Margaret Rigg, 1530-1906, Ancestry.com.
  12. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows mother as Margaret Rigg.