Emily Higginson

20 March 1859–18 February 1922 (Age 62)
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

The Life of Emily

When Emily Higginson was born on 20 March 1859, in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, her father, Thomas Higginson, was 37 and her mother, Mary Brown, was 34. She married William Laurie on 4 January 1887, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Kendal, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Breightmet, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 18 February 1922, at the age of 62.

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William Laurie
Emily Higginson
Marriage: 4 January 1887
Eric Ker Laurie

Spouse and Children

4 January 1887
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 19

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 42

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from the medieval personal name Higgin, a pet form of Hick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily Higginson in household of Thomas Higginson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Alice Higginson in household of Thomas Higginson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Emily Higginson in household of Thomas Higginson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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