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Robert Rigden  ( 1778 - 1864 )

parents Robert & Elizabeth BOWES
born in Elham 1778
christened in Elham 10 May 1778
died in Elham 1864
buried November 10th 1864 St. Mary's Graveyard
grave SE18
effects under £200
occupation Grazier
Biography
 1785 Admitted to Elham Charity School The Bootshoe Boys
 1815 Death of wife Catherine
 1877 Death of wife Mary
Biography

1785
Admitted to Elham Charity School

The Bootshoe Boys

1815
Death of wife Catherine

1877
Death of wife Mary

Memorial Inscriptions
Sacred To the Memory of
CATHERINE
Wife of Robert Rigden
who died August 11th 1815
aged 36 Years
Leaving three Daughters
Elizabeth; Catherine; and Ann
Also of The above named
ROBERT RIGDEN
who died November 10th 1864
Aged 86
Also of MARY
Widow of the above named Robert Rigden
who died August 3rd 1877
Aged 87 Years
Marriages
(Ages +/-1)
Year   Reg. DistrictChurchNameAgeSpouseAgeCurate
1804 Elham  Robert Rigden25Catherine Cloke24 
1817 Elham  Robert Rigden38Mary Francis27 
Demography
(Elham Parish only)
YearNamePropertyAddressRelationConOccupationAgeBorn  
1861Robert RigdenRigdensThe SquareHeadMGrazier82Elham
1851Robert RigdenRigdensThe SquareHeadMGrocer Baker And Farmer Of 120 Acres Employing 3 Labs72Elham
1841Robert RigdenRigdensThe Square   60Kent
Relationships
(Calculated from the demography records)
Name Relation GBornPlaceDiedPlaceOccupation
Mary FrancisWifeF1789Stowting1877Elham 
Elizabeth RigdenDaughterF1806Elham  Farmers Wife
Robert RigdenSonM1819Elham1890ElhamCarrier
Catherine AyersGranddaughterF1834Elham1917Croydon 
Henry AyersGrandsonM1837Elham   
William AyersGrandsonM1841Elham   
Hannah AyersGranddaughterF1845Elham