When William Eggins was born on 20 June 1851, in Bolwarra, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Herbert Eggins, was 35 and his mother, Caroline Unicomb, was 30. He married Ann Eliza Apps on 6 January 1876, in Grafton, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 8 July 1933, in Grafton, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 82.
English: variant of Higgins .