RIGBY Family Tree
with links to British India
James RIGBY (1810-1859) (HEIC) married for a second time, to Mary Ann LENNON in about 1850. Had 2 more children but details not certain.
Eliza Ann Rigby
info from Lesley Watson firstname.lastname@example.org
My grandfather, Arthur Watson, was of
Anglo-Indian descent, born and raised in Pallavaram, Madras. He left India as a
child in 1885, when his father left the army and returned to the UK. A cousin
(another Kirk descendant) has traced the family history back to 1790 in India,
via the female lines of descent. The women married English & Scottish soldiers,
but I would imagine that the male descendants would have married into the
Anglo-Indian community. If possible I would like to make contact with other
From the information that is available from christenings & marriages, my family came from the area known as the Madras Presidency (Bangalore, Arcot, Pallavaram, Ooty) - other surnames include WILKINS, HENDERSON & RIGBY.
James RIGBY (1810-1859) (HEIC) married Mary HENDERSON (1814-1848) in 1830 St. Thomas Mount, Madras . The children from this marriage:
James RIGBY (1810-1859) (HEIC) married for a second time (after his 1st wife Mary died) Mary Ann LENNON in about 1850. Had 2 more children but details not certain.
Florence Ellen RIGBY (AKA Helen) (b.1839 Bangalore - d. 1912 Wellington, Nilgiris) in 1855 married David KIRK (HEIC), children:
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