See also

Family of Arthur Christopher Biggs and Lucy Oakley

Husband: Arthur Christopher Biggs

  • Name:

  • Arthur Christopher Biggs1,2,3

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • labourer then a haulage contractor4,5,6

  • Birth:

  • 4 Jul 1887

  • Cublington, Buckinghamshire, England2,4,5,6,7

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 3)

  • Cublington, Buckinghamshire, England7

  •  

  • son living in four rooms with his parents Joseph and Elizabeth, brothers Joseph, James, Henry and Frederick, and sisters May, Edith and Agnes. Born in Cublington Buckinghamshire

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 13)

  • Cublington, Buckinghamshire, England4

  •  

  • son as Christopher working as an ordinary agricultural labourer and living in four rooms with his parents Joseph and Elizabeth, brothers Harry and Frederick, and sister Laura. Born in Cublington Buckinghamshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 23)

  • 85 Heath Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England5

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a a labourer at a sand pit and living in four rooms with his wife Amy and son William. Born in Cublington Buckinghamshire

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 52)

  • Elm Lodge, Grovebury Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England6

  •  

  • a married haulage contractor living with his wife Lucy, son Hedley W Biggs, daughter Agnes and a closed record (presumably daughter Ruth). Born on 4th July 1887

  • Death:

  • 8 Mar 1941 (age 53)

  • Leighton Buzzard "Registration District", Bedfordshire, England3,8

  • Probate:

  • 7 Jul 1941

  • Probate Registry, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England8

  •  

  • of Elm Lodge Grovebury Road Leighton Buzzard died 8th March 1941, probate of £13,462 16s 9d (resworn as £19,160 1s 11d) (~£519,000 and £739,000 in 2017) to Barclays Bank Limited

Wife: Lucy Oakley

  • Name:

  • Lucy Oakley9

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • James Oakley (1865?- )

  • Mother:

  • Sophia Smith (1856?- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • domestic servant10

  • Birth:

  • 11 Feb 1888

  • Gubblecote, Hertfordshire, England6,9,10,11,12,13

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 3)

  • Gubblecote, Hertfordshire, England11

  •  

  • daughter living in four rooms with her parents James and Sophia, and brothers Arthur and Herbert. Born in Gubblecote Tring Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 13)

  • Gubblecote, Hertfordshire, England12

  •  

  • daughter living with her parents James and Sophia, sister Ruth, and brothers Arthur and Herbert. Born in Gubblecote Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 23)

  • Manor Farm, Pendley, Tring, Hertfordshire, England10

  •  

  • an unmarried servant working as a general domestic servant and living in eight rooms with Harry and Maude Bishop and theri daughter Vera. Born in Gubblecote Hertfordshire

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 51)

  • Elm Lodge, Grovebury Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England6

  •  

  • a married housewife living with her husband Arthur, stepson Hedley W Biggs, daughter Agnes and a closed record (presumably daughter Ruth). Born on 11th February 1888

  • Death:

  • 8 Apr 1972 (age 84)

  • Dunstable "Registration District", Bedfordshire, England13,14

  • Probate:

  • 23 Aug 1972

  • Probate Registry, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England14

  •  

  • of Chalkacres Ridgeway Avenue Dunstable Bedfordshire died 8th April 1972, probate of £303 (~£3,500 in 2017)

Child 1: Agnes May Biggs

  • Name:

  • Agnes May Biggs15

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • William C Holloway ( - )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • machine assistant6

  • Birth:

  • 9 Apr 1918

  • Leighton Buzzard "Registration District", Bedfordshire, England6,15,16

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 21)

  • Elm Lodge, Grovebury Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England6

  •  

  • an unmarried machine assistant living with her parents Arthur and Lucy, half-brother Hedley W Biggs, and a closed record (presumably sister Ruth). Born on 9th April 1918 and married a Holloway at a later date

  • Death:

  • Jul 2002 (age 84)

  • Uttlesford "Registration District", Essex, England16

Child 2: Ruth Christina Biggs

  • Name:

  • Ruth Christina Biggs17

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • John Douglas Olney (1916-1986)

  • Birth:

  • Q2 1921

  • Leighton Buzzard "Registration District", Bedfordshire, England17

  • Death:

  • 29 Jan 2008 (age 86)

  • Oxfordshire "Registration District", Oxfordshire, England18,19

  • Probate:

  • 29 Feb 2008

  • Probate Registry, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England19

  •  

  • grant and will, died 29th January 2008

Note on Husband: Arthur Christopher Biggs

Arthur was previously married to Amy Stevens (c1885-1916)20,21

Sources

1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Berkhampstead 1917 quarter:2 volume:3a page:1528. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.

2.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Aylesbury 1887 quarter:3 volume:3a page:688. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.

3.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Leighton Buzzard 1941 quarter:1 volume:3b page:1132. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.

4.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1357 folio:13 page:17. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.

5.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:8964 class:RG78 piece:474 registration district:177 sub-district:1 enumeration district:7 schedule:117. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.

6.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1974J page:7 line:9 letter code:DPJG. Cit. Date: 18 June 2020.

7.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1147 folio:11 page:16. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.

8.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Oxford 1941 page:408. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.

9.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Berkhampstead 1888 quarter:1 volume:3a page:617. Cit. Date: 11 January 2020.

10.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:7775 class:RG78 piece:386 registration district:142 sub-district:2 enumeration district:1 schedule:177. Cit. Date: 18 June 2020.

11.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1127 folio:195 page:1. Cit. Date: 11 January 2020.

12.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1330 folio:77 page:14. Cit. Date: 17 July 2019.

13.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Dunstable 1972 quarter:2 volume:4a page:243. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.

14.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Oxford 1972 page:298. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.

15.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Leighton Buzzard 1918 quarter:2 volume:3b page:511. Cit. Date: 18 June 2020.

16.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Uttlesford 2002 quarter:3 district:4781 register:38 entry:19 date:0702. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.

17.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Leighton Buzzard 1921 quarter:2 volume:3b page:636. Cit. Date: 18 June 2020.

18.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Oxfordshire 2008 quarter:1 district:6951O register:1O001 entry:500701204. Cit. Date: 18 June 2020.

19.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Oxford 2008 no:2688682. Cit. Date: 18 June 2020.

20.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Leighton Buzzard 1906 quarter:4 volume:3b page:839. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.

21.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Leighton Buzzard 1916 quarter:2 volume:38 page:417. Cit. Date: 19 June 2020.