Benjamin Rigg1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. 19 May 1850, d. 17 October 1925
FatherThomas Rigg11,12 b. 23 Jul 1803, d. 27 Mar 1860
MotherElizabeth Cook8,9,10 b. c 1806, d. 11 Mar 1884
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsThomas Rigg Descendancy Chart
           Benjamin Rigg was born on 19 May 1850 at Dalton, Lancaster, England..1,13,14,15,16,17,18
     Benjamin Rigg appears as Benjamin Rigg, age 9 months, in the census of 1851 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Thomas Rigg as his son.2
     Benjamin Rigg appears as Benjamin Rigg, age 10, in the census of 1861 at Colton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Elizabeth Cook as her son.3 Benjamin Rigg resided in 1861 at Rusland, Colton, England, with, his mother, and as well as with Elizabeth Rigg, his sister. .3
     The marriage of Benjamin Rigg and Margaret Burns was registered in Oct-Nov-Dec Quarter of 1873 in the Ulverston, England registration district.19,4,5,20
     Benjamin Rigg, age 30, appears as head of household in the census of 1881 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Burns, Jane Rigg, William Rigg and Mary Elizabeth Rigg.4 Benjamin Rigg and Margaret Burns 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.4
     Benjamin Rigg, age 40, appears as head of household in the census of 1891 in Dalton, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Burns, William Rigg and James Burns Rigg; John Boom, age 21, a farm labourer, and John Kidd, age 15, a servant, were also enumerated with this family.5 Benjamin Rigg and Margaret Burns 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.5
     Benjamin Rigg, age 50, appears as head of household in the census of 1901 with Margaret Burns, James Burns Rigg and Robert Burrow. 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.6 Benjamin Rigg and Margaret Burns 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.6
     Benjamin Rigg, age 60, appears as head of household in the census of 1911 in Elliscales Farm, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Burns, his wife. Seven other people are also enumerated on this census as farm or general servants to the Rigg family.7
     Benjamin Rigg died on 17 October 1925 at 88 Chapel Street, Dalton-in-Furness, Persia, at age 75. He was buried on 20 November 1925 at St. Mary's, Dalton-in-Furness, England.

Family

Margaret Burns b. c 1849
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1851Dalton, Lancashire, EnglandBenjamin Rigg appears as Benjamin Rigg, age 9 months, in the census of 1851 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Thomas Rigg as his son.2
1861Colton, Lancashire, EnglandBenjamin Rigg appears as Benjamin Rigg, age 10, in the census of 1861 at Colton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Elizabeth Cook as her son.3
1881Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandBenjamin Rigg, age 30, appears as head of household in the census of 1881 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Burns, Jane Rigg, William Rigg and Mary Elizabeth Rigg.4
1891Dalton, Lancashire, EnglandBenjamin Rigg, age 40, appears as head of household in the census of 1891 in Dalton, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Burns, William Rigg and James Burns Rigg; John Boom, age 21, a farm labourer, and John Kidd, age 15, a servant, were also enumerated with this family.5
1901Benjamin Rigg, age 50, appears as head of household in the census of 1901 with Margaret Burns, James Burns Rigg and Robert Burrow. 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.6
1911Elliscales Farm, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandBenjamin Rigg, age 60, appears as head of household in the census of 1911 in Elliscales Farm, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Burns, his wife. Seven other people are also enumerated on this census as farm or general servants to the Rigg family.7

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
1861Rusland, Colton, EnglandBenjamin Rigg resided in 1861 at Rusland, Colton, England, with, his mother, and as well as with Elizabeth Rigg, his sister. .3
188157 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, EnglandBenjamin Rigg and Margaret Burns 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.4
189151 Chapel Street, Dalton, EnglandBenjamin Rigg and Margaret Burns 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.5
190151 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, EnglandBenjamin Rigg and Margaret Burns 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.6

Citations

  1. [S232] Benjamin Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 118 (22 June 1850).
  2. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 87302.
  3. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Colton, England, GSU Roll 543089.
  4. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023.
  5. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588.
  6. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  7. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England.
  8. [S232] Benjamin Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 118, shows mother as Elizabeth Rigg, formerly Cook (22 June 1850).
  9. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 87302, shows mother as Elizabeth Rigg.
  10. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Colton, England, GSU Roll 543089, shows Elizabeth Rigg as mother to Benjamin Rigg.
  11. [S232] Benjamin Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 118, shows father as Thomas Rigg (22 June 1850).
  12. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 87302, shows the son of Thomas Rigg as Benjamin Rigg.
  13. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 87302, shows age 9 months and birthplace as Dalton.
  14. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Colton, England, GSU Roll 543089, shows age 10 and birthplace as Dalton.
  15. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023, shows age 30 and birthplace as Dalton-In-Furness.
  16. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588, shows age 40 and birthplace as Dalton.
  17. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows age 50 and birthplace as Dalton-In-Furness.
  18. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, shows age 60 and birthplace as Dalton in Furness, Lancashire.
  19. [S217] England and Wales, Free BMD Marriage Index:1837-1983: Benjamin Rigg and Margaret Burns, 1873 (Oct-Nov-Dec Quarter); Volume 8e, Page 1107.
  20. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, shows the couple as being married for 37 years.
  21. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588, shows father as Bemjamin Rigg.
  22. [S850] England and Wales Christening Records: James Burns Rigg; 13 April 1884; Ulverston, Lancashire, England; shows father as Benjamin Rigg, 1530-1906, Ancestry.com.
  23. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows father as Benjamin Rigg.