Biggin Derbyshire Family History Guide
Biggin is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1848 from Hartington Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Hartington Nether Quarter.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1848
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1848
- Alsop en le Dale
- Middleton and Smerrill
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BIGGIN, a township and a chapelry in Ashborne district, Derby. The township is in Wirksworth parish; and lies near the Cromford and High Park railway, 7½ miles SW of Bakewell r. station. Acres, 595. Real property, £1,153. Pop., 133. Houses, 28. The chapelry was constituted in 1848. Post Town, Ashborne. Pop., 399. Houses, 84. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value £40. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church is modern. There are two Primitive Methodist chapels and a national school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Ashbourne
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Hartington
Rural Deanery: Buxton
Poor Law Union: Ashbourne