Harold Vincent Rigby


BIRTH: 29 November 1901
Yangan, Queensland
DEATH: 27 March 1980 Lidcombe District Hospital, Lidcombe, NSW
DEATH: 27 March 1980
Lidcombe District Hospital, Lidcombe, NSW

OCCUPATION: Machinist, 1930

RESIDENCE: Railway St Wentworthville, NSW, 1930


  • Wentworthville Rovers RL 1920,
  • Wentworthville RL B Grade 1923
  • Wests 2nd Grade 1923
  • Wentworthville RL A Grade 1924
  • Parramatta Endeavour RL A Grade 1926
  • Western Districts Combined A Grade 1926
  • Wentworthville RL A Grade, 1927
  • Blacktown RL 1928
  • Wests RL 2nd Grade 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931
  • Wests RL First Grade 1930, 1931
  • Wests RL v Lithgow RL 1929
  • Wests RL v Cessnock RL 1929


Harold Rigby was born at Yangan, Queensland in 1901, where the family lived before moving interstate and finally settling at Wentworthville on the outskirts of Sydney about 1916. The Rigby family was well known in Wentworthville, taking part in community affairs and sporting activities, particularly rugby league.

Harold Rigby, his older brother Ernest, and his younger brother Vernon all played rugby league in the Wentworthville district. Ernest Rigby became a prominent referee in the Western Districts junior rugby league. Ernest is also the father of Leslie Louis Rigby (Wests #402).

Scroll to Top