William Rigg1,2,3,4,5

M, b. 1846
FatherThomas Rigg6,7 b. 23 Jul 1803, d. 27 Mar 1860
MotherElizabeth Cook8,9 b. c 1806, d. 11 Mar 1884
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsThomas Rigg Descendancy Chart
           William Rigg was born in 1846 at Staveley-In-Cartmel, Lancashire, England..10,11,12,13,14
     William Rigg appears as William Rigg, age 4, in the census of 1851 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Thomas Rigg as his son.1
     William Rigg appears as William Rigg, age 24, in the census of 1871 at Colton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Elizabeth Cook as her son.2 William Rigg resided in 1871 at Thwaite Moss, Colton, England, with Elizabeth Cook, his mother, as well as with Elizabeth Rigg, his sister..2
     William Rigg married Mary Wilson on 26 October 1873 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancaster, England.15,16,3
     William Rigg, age 34, appears as head of household in the census of 1881 in Dalton, Cumbria, Lancashire, England, with Mary Wilson, Elizabeth Cook, John Mingins, George Mingins and Jane Mingins.3 William Rigg and Mary Wilson resided in 1881 at 57 Chapel Street, Dalton, England. William's mother, Elizabeth, was a visitor to the house. The children of William's sister, Ellen, were also listed in the household, but it is unclear if they were also visitors with their grandmother or if they were orphaned and living with their uncle and aunt The children are: John Mingins, age 13, George, age 11, and Jane, age 8. His brother, Benjamin, and his family, lived next door.3
     William Rigg, age 45, appears as head of household in the census of 1891 in Dalton, Lancashire, England, with Mary Wilson and William W. Dixon..4
     William Rigg and Mary Wilson resided in 1891 at 55 Chapel Street, Dalton, England, with their adopted son, William Dixon.4
     Mary died in 1899 at 53 Chapel Street, Dalton, England, leaving William a widower.17
     William Rigg, age 54, appears as head of household in the census of 1901 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Annie Burrow and John S. Burrow.5
     William Rigg resided in 1901 at 55 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England, with his niece Annie Barrow and her brother, John. William lived next door to his brother, Benjamin and his family as well as his nephew, William, and his family.5

Family

Mary Wilson b. c 1847, d. 1899
Child

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1851Dalton, Lancashire, EnglandWilliam Rigg appears as William Rigg, age 4, in the census of 1851 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Thomas Rigg as his son.1
1871Colton, Lancashire, EnglandWilliam Rigg appears as William Rigg, age 24, in the census of 1871 at Colton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Elizabeth Cook as her son.2
1881Dalton, Cumbria, Lancashire, EnglandWilliam Rigg, age 34, appears as head of household in the census of 1881 in Dalton, Cumbria, Lancashire, England, with Mary Wilson, Elizabeth Cook, John Mingins, George Mingins and Jane Mingins.3
1891Dalton, Lancashire, EnglandWilliam Rigg, age 45, appears as head of household in the census of 1891 in Dalton, Lancashire, England, with Mary Wilson and William W. Dixon..4
1901Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandWilliam Rigg, age 54, appears as head of household in the census of 1901 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Annie Burrow and John S. Burrow.5

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
1871Thwaite Moss, Colton, EnglandWilliam Rigg resided in 1871 at Thwaite Moss, Colton, England, with Elizabeth Cook, his mother, as well as with Elizabeth Rigg, his sister..2
188157 Chapel Street, Dalton, EnglandWilliam Rigg and Mary Wilson resided in 1881 at 57 Chapel Street, Dalton, England. William's mother, Elizabeth, was a visitor to the house. The children of William's sister, Ellen, were also listed in the household, but it is unclear if they were also visitors with their grandmother or if they were orphaned and living with their uncle and aunt The children are: John Mingins, age 13, George, age 11, and Jane, age 8. His brother, Benjamin, and his family, lived next door.3
189155 Chapel Street, Dalton, EnglandWilliam Rigg and Mary Wilson resided in 1891 at 55 Chapel Street, Dalton, England, with their adopted son, William Dixon.4
190155 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, EnglandWilliam Rigg resided in 1901 at 55 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England, with his niece Annie Barrow and her brother, John. William lived next door to his brother, Benjamin and his family as well as his nephew, William, and his family.5

Citations

  1. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 87302.
  2. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Colton, England, GSU Roll 848076.
  3. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 1342023.
  4. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588.
  5. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  6. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 87302, shows the son of Thomas Rigg as William Rigg.
  7. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, England Marriages, 1700-1900; William Rigg and Mary Wilson; shows the groom's father as Thomas Rigg.
  8. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 87302, shows mother as Elizabeth Rigg.
  9. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Colton, England, GSU Roll 848076, shows the mother of William Rigg as Elizabeth Rigg.
  10. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 87302, shows age 4 and birthplace as Staveley.
  11. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Colton, England, GSU Roll 848076, shows age 24 and birthplace as Cartmel.
  12. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 1342023, shows age 34 and birthplace as Staveley-In-Cartmel.
  13. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588, shows age 45 and birthplace as Staveley.
  14. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows age 54 and birthplace as Staveley.
  15. [S845] Celtic Royal Lineage, online www.awt.ancestry.com, shows marriage date as 26 October 1873 and marriage place as Dalton-In-Furness.
  16. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, England Marriages, 1700-1900; William Rigg and Mary Wilson; Batch Number: M00516-5; Date Range: 1863-1905; Record Group: England VR; Film Number: 1471900.
  17. [S845] Celtic Royal Lineage, online www.awt.ancestry.com.
  18. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588, shows William as adopted son.