William Diggens

16 November 1854–
Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Diggens was born on 16 November 1854, in Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Diggens, was 31 and his mother, Harriet Ann Malt, was 21. He married Thirza Biggs on 10 February 1874, in St Marylebone, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

William Diggens
1854–
Thirza Biggs
1854–1885
Marriage: 10 February 1874
George Diggins
1874–1874
Florence Ellen Diggens
1877–
Charlotte Diggens
1879–1935
Henry Diggens
1881–
James Diggens
1883–

Spouse and Children

    Male1854–Male

    Thirza Biggs

    Female1854–1885Female

MARRIAGE
10 February 1874
St Marylebone, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    George Diggins

    Male1874–1874Male

    Florence Ellen Diggens

    Female1877–Female

    Charlotte Diggens

    Female1879–1935Female

    Henry Diggens

    Male1881–Male

    James Diggens

    Male1883–Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Diggens

    Male1823–1891Male

    Female1833–1899Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1855 · London's First Pillar Box

Age 1

The pillar box is a form of mailbox. Until 1855, people would have to walk the distance to go to the post office in order to send mail.
1884

Age 30

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 34

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Dickens .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Diggins, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Diggens, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • William Diggens, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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