Henry Seymour Biggs

27 August 1876–12 December 1953 (Age 77)
Bombay, Mahārāshtra, India

The Life of Henry Seymour

When Henry Seymour Biggs was born on 27 August 1876, in Bombay, Mahārāshtra, India, his father, John Seymour Biggs, was 28 and his mother, Harriet Stubbs, was 25. He married Agnes Mary Snape on 16 September 1911, in Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 12 December 1953, in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 77.

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Henry Seymour Biggs
Agnes Mary Snape
Marriage: 16 September 1911
Mary Eleanor Seymour Biggs

Spouse and Children

16 September 1911
Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


    Mary Eleanor Seymour Biggs


Parents and Siblings

    John Seymour Biggs


    Harriet Stubbs




Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a large or stout person, Middle English bigge + unexplained -s.2 English: records of names such as William de Bigges (Cambridgeshire 1327 ) and Laurentia atte Bigge (Somerset 1327 ) suggest that it must also have a topographic or habitational origin, but the etymology is obscure.3 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Beggs .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Henry Semour-Biggs in entry for James Stanley Jackson and Mary Eleanor Seymour-Biggs, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
  • Henry Seymour-Biggs, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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