Charles Edward Bigmore

15 September 1864–1949 (Age 84)
Nairne, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Charles Edward

When Charles Edward Bigmore was born on 15 September 1864, in Nairne, South Australia, Australia, his father, James Bigmore, was 38 and his mother, Ann Marsh, was 32. He married Harriet Shepherd in 1890, in Preston, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1949, in Coburg, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 85, and was buried in Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery, Coburg, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edward Bigmore
1864–1949
Harriet Shepherd
1869–1943
Marriage: 1890
Elizabeth Ann Bigmore
1891–1891
Alice Eliza May Bigmore
1892–1987
Ellen Florence Bigmore
1893–1893
Frederick Richmond Bigmore
1894–1963
George Gilbert Bigmore
1894–1966
Robert Bigmore
1895–1895
Henry James Bigmore
1896–1898
Gertha Lillian Harriet Bigmore
1899–1995
Albert Edward Ernest Bigmore
1901–1945
Gladys Eva Bigmore
1903–1965
Percival Charles Bigmore
1907–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1890
Preston, Victoria, Australia
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1867

Age 3

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870

Age 6

British troops withdraw from Australia.
1892

Age 28

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Wigmore in Herefordshire, so named from Old English wicga in the sense ‘something moving’, ‘quaking’ + mōr ‘marsh’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Charles E Bigmore, "Australia, Victoria, Index to Probate Registers, 1841-1989"
  • Charles Edward Bigmore, "BillionGraves Index"

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