William Wiggins

about 1826–
Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Wiggins was born about 1826, in Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Wiggins, was 54 and his mother, Sarah Pettit, was 27. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Charlotte Sophia Johnson. He lived in Grendon, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

William Wiggins
1826–
Charlotte Sophia Johnson
1826–
George Wiggins
1849–
Martha Ann Wiggins
1849–
Mary Elizabeth Wiggins
1852–1937
Emma Rhonda Wiggins
1855–1859
John Thomas Wiggins
1860–1860
Herbert William Wiggins
1864–
John Thomas Wiggins
1867–1872

Spouse and Children

    Male1826–Male

    Charlotte Sophia Johnson

    Female1826–Female

children

(7)

    George Wiggins

    Male1849–Male

    Martha Ann Wiggins

    Female1849–Female

    Mary Elizabeth Wiggins

    Female1852–1937Female

    Emma Rhonda Wiggins

    Female1855–1859Female

    John Thomas Wiggins

    Male1860–1860Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1830

Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 7

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 54

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Wiggin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Wickens, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Wm Wiggins, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Wiggins in household of Jane Longland, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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