Ernest Biggs

Ernest Biggs (1893 - 1966)

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Ernest Biggs
Born in Ipswich, Suffolk, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in St. Faiths, Norfolk, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Samford registration district, Suffolk, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Sep 2017
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Categories: Ipswich, Suffolk.

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Ernest Biggs was born in , England.


Ernest was born in 1893, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. [1]

In the 1901 census, Ernest is recorded as a "nurse child", living in the household of Mary Foreman in 70 Bramford Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. [2]

In 1911, Ernest is recorded working in Slater's Restaurant, and living with his relatives, the Littlejohn family, in Willesden, Kilburn, Middlesex, England. [3]

Ernest was called for Military service in 1919.

Name: Ernest Biggs
Event Type: Military Service
Event Year: 1919
Residence Place: Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Age: 26
Military Company/Regiment: Royal Horse & Field Artillery
Military Regiment: 87404
Military Battalion: 1012th TMB, 4th Depot
Birth Year (Estimated): 1894
Birthplace: Ipswich, Suffolk, England [4]

In 1935, in St. Faiths, Norfolk, England, Ernest married Ethel V Stevens. [5]

Ernest passed away in 1966., in the Samford registration district, Suffolk, England. [6]


Nurse Child is now known as a Foster child. A Nurse child was a child cared for by a family member or neighbour for a small amount of money, when the child could not be cared for by his/her parent(s)


  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Ernest Biggs, 1893; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Ipswich, Suffolk, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 April 2016), Ernest Biggs in household of Mary Ann Foreman, Ipswich St Matthew, Suffolk, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing Ipswich Western subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 2 August 2017), Earnest Biggs in household of Frederick Augustus Littlejohn, Willesden, Kilburn, Middlesex, England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  4. "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 March 2015), Ernest Biggs, 1919; citing Ipswich, Suffolk, England, Royal Horse & Field Artillery, regiment #87404, publication WO 363, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 7,287,655.
  5. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 October 2014), Ernest Biggs and null, 1935; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1935, quarter 3, vol. 4B, p. 205, St. Faiths, Norfolk, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  6. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 September 2014), Ernest Biggs, 1966; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Death, Samford, Suffolk, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

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