Elsie & Fred Wigglesworth and Gladys & Denis Riley at the wedding of George & Margaret at Adel Church, 2 April 1956

Wigglesworth and Riley family history

Including some local history of Dethick, Lea & Holloway, and northern Matlock (Derbyshire)

Wigglesworth WIGGS Riley Local history Links

Denis Riley

200 years of the Leeds Rileys

Invitation card
Invitation card , 1896
Invitation card cover
Invitation card cover, 1896

This account follows the fortunes one ordinary family of Leeds Rileys and their exploits over the last two hundred years. For much of my knowledge of the last century I have relied heavily on information from my father, Denis Riley, some recorded in his own memoirs (for his childhood and schooling, see separate account) and some orally from snippets and anecdotes gathered over a number of years. While I have made every effort to verify this, I cannot vouch for complete accuracy as his memory did sometimes play him false. Overall responsibility however, remains mine.

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Copyright George & Margaret Wigglesworth 2006