Sydney Dawson Biggs

Male13 September 1889–23 January 1970

Brief Life History of Sydney Dawson

When Sydney Dawson Biggs was born on 13 September 1889, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John William Biggs, was 28 and his mother, Eliza Ann Dawson, was 27. He married Annie Jane Hull on 13 January 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 23 January 1970, in his hometown, at the age of 80, and was buried in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Sydney Dawson Biggs
Eleanor (KA Helena) Sewell
Marriage: 19 December 1924
Margaret (Known as Meg) Biggs
James Biggs
Doreen Biggs
Joyce Biggs

Sources (9)

  • Sydney D Biggs in household of John W Biggs, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Sydney Dawson Biggs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sydney D Biggs, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1924Coventry, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 15

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


    Age 19

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 25

    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bigg , with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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