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Family of Nicholas Aylward VIGORS and Eliza CALLOW

Husband: Nicholas Aylward VIGORS (1785-1840)
Wife: Eliza CALLOW (c. 1790- )
Children: Ferdinand VIGORS (1815-1891)

Husband: Nicholas Aylward VIGORS

Name: Nicholas Aylward VIGORS1
Sex: Male
Father: Nicholas Aylward VIGORS (1755-1828)
Mother: Catherine RICHARDS (c. 1761-1802)
Birth 1785 Co Carlow, Ireland2
Baptism 12 Dec 1785 (age 0) Old Leighlin, Carlow, Irland3
Death 26 Oct 1840 (age 54-55) St Pancras, London4,5
Burial 1840 Old Leighlin, Carlow, Ireland

Wife: Eliza CALLOW

Name: Eliza CALLOW1,6,7
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth c. 1790

Child 1: Ferdinand VIGORS

Name: Ferdinand VIGORS1
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Minnie Esther HAWKINS (1864- )
Spouse 2: Elizabeth Mary LEWIS (1857- )
Birth 1815 Dublin, Ireland8
Death 28 Dec 1891 (age 75-76) 2 Mitre Villas, Richmond, Surrey9

Note on Husband: Nicholas Aylward VIGORS - shared note

TCD Oct 10 1801 aged 16; son of Nicholas, Generosus; b Co Carlow

MP for Carlow 1835

Capt Grenadier Guards

Will extract exists: will proved 10 Dec 1840, died unmarried

Buried in the Nave of Old Leighlin Cathedral.

 

Also at Oxford, Trinity College (Alumni Oxonienses page 1472

Vigors, Nicholas (Aylward), s. Nicholas, of Old Leighlin, co Callow, gent. Trinity College, matric 16 Nov 1803, aged 17 ; BA 1817, MA 1818, created DCL 4 July 1832, of Old Leighlin, zoologist, a student of Lincoln's Inn 1806, Captain in the foot guards, served in the Penninsular War, wounded at Barossa 5 March 1811, MP Carlow Borough 1832-5, co Carlow 1835 and 1837 until his death 26 Oct 1840.

 

Memorial Tablet in Old Leighlin Church

Saacred to the memory of Nicholas Aylward Vigors of Old Leighlin in the County of Carlow and of Catherine Richards eldest daughter of the late Solomon Richards of Solsborough, in the County of Wexford, who departed this life October 26th, 1840 in the 53rd year of his age.

With the cooperation of the late Sir Stamford Raffles, he was the original founder of the Zoological Society of London to which he was Honorary Secretary for the first seven yaers of its institution, a member of all literary and scientific societies of Europe, his name will be long remembered to science.

Sources

1"File (merged): C:\Users\ACER\Documents\Family Historian Projects\Current Richards Tree 26 June 2013 (2)\Current Richards Tree 26 June 2013 (2).fh_data\Current Richards Tree 26 June 2013 (2).ged". Record originated in...
2Burke, "Burke: Irish Landed Gentry" (Name: Name: 1912 edition;;). 728.
NAME Bristol City Library ADDR EMAIL PHON.
3"Old Leighlin Baptism Records" (Name: Contributed by Susie Warren; Location: https://sites.rootsweb.com/irlcar2/Old_Leighlin_Bapt_3htm;). Vigors Nicholas Aylward 12 Dec 1785 son of Nich A Vigors Esq &.
4"FreeBMD" (Name: Name: Published on the Internet;;). Deaths Dec 1840.
Text From Source: Vigors Nicholas Aylward, St Pancras, 1, 274
5Joseph Foster, "Alumni Oxonienses 1715-1886" (Name: Name: 1891 by Parker of Oxford;;). 1742.
Text From Source: ....until his death 26 Oct 1840
NAME Bristol City Library ADDR EMAIL PHON.
6"Freda Good". email dated 30 March 2003.
Text From Source: In Nicholas' will he states that Ferdinand's mother was Eliza Callow.
7Ibid. email dated 30 March 2003.
Text From Source: In Nicholas' will he states that Ferdinand's mother was Eliza Callow.
8Joseph Foster, "Alumni Oxonienses 1715-1886" (Name: Name: 1891 by Parker of Oxford;;). 1472.
Text From Source: ..matric , 14 Feb 1833 aged 18;
NAME Bristol City Library ADDR EMAIL PHON.
9"Death Certificate". Text From Source: 28th December 1891 2 Mitre Villas, Richmond aged 70 Retired Captain City of London Artillery Volunteer Corps Chronic Bronchitis 6 years, Cardiac Disease Informant Ada Vigors Present at death