Henry Herbert Trigg1

#11817, (15 June 1840-)
FatherWilliam Trigg2 (c 1815-)
MotherElizabeth Mills2 (c 1815-)
ChartsAylott Family - descendants
Brett Family - descendants
Darby Family - descendants
Descendents of Richard Darby
Last Edited25 Jul 2013
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Henry Herbert Trigg was born on 15 June 1840 at Witley, Surrey.1,2 He was the son of William Trigg and Elizabeth Mills.2

He married Eliza Playl, daughter of Jerimiah Playl and Eliza Darby, at Independent Chapel on Wednesday, 28 October 1863 at Chipping Ongar, Essex. He was 23 and his wife Eliza was 29. Witnesses to the wedding were Amelia Playl.1,3 Henry Herbert Trigg was as a grocer in October 1864.2

His wife Eliza died May 1869 at the age of 35, leaving him a widower at age 28. This left him with four children 4 years old and under to care for. The two older children may have been raised by their grandmother Eliza. Henry Herbert Trigg was a police constable in 1896.2


1840BirthWitley, Surrey1,2
1863MarriageIndependent Chapel, Chipping Ongar, Essex1,3


Eliza Playl (27 Feb 1834-21 May 1869)


  1. [S242] General Register Office, England - Marriage Certificates, Certified copy of an entry in a Register of Births, Dec 1863 Vol.4a p.143.
  2. [S549] E-mails from Eve Mintern to Tim Hill, 2012- 31 Jul 2012.
  3. [S549] E-mails from Eve Mintern to Tim Hill, 2012- 31 Jul 2012 (for exact date).
  4. [S412] National Census for England, 1871 (online image) Registration district: Ongar, Sub-registration district: Chipping Ongar (peice 1643, folio 51, p.28).