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Charles Rigby

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of J. and C. Rigby, Public works contractor

c.1814 Born in London

1852 Married Marie Augusta Remde in Westminster[1]

1857 Elected an Associate of the Inst of Civil Engineers; of Holywell Street, Westminster[2]

1861 Charles Rigby 47, engineer and contractor employing 600 men, libed in Holyhead with Marie Augusta Rigby 30, Blanch Rigby 8, Albert Rigby 6, Percy Rigby 5[3]

1866 Dissolution of the partnership of J. and C. Rigby

1881 Charles Rigby 67, civil engineer, lodging in Watford[4]

1895 Charles Rigby of Twyford died[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. Civil engineer records
  3. 1861 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. National probate calendar