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Descendants of Robert Piggin
born approx 1776 at Salhouse, according to 1851 census
(Salhouse is in the Norfolk Broads, where other early Piggins came from)
% Elizabeth Reynolds 1797/08/11 Heigham
Their dates of death are not known
Robert 1799/08/10-1799/08/11
Richard
1802/03/07-
publican,
later soap boiler
% Hannah Tuttle 1826/12/25 Heigham
(see Norfolk Genealogy
Index, H entry no. 418)
Her name is given in records of her children as Tuthill.
living at West Pottergate during 1851 census ("Piggen")
+ ? (in or before 1871)
Reuben Rogers PIGGIN, shoemaker
~ 1827, Heigham (son of Richard, publican)
% Martha Fountain
he described as shoe binder, 1847/12/06 at Norwich
one ch + inf:
  • Reuben 1852-53
% Emma --- (1840- )
1851 census: Globe Yard, Heigham
1881 census: 99 Pottergate: "aged 52"
+ 1907d aged 79, Norwich
I. Isaac
* about 1847 Heigham
II. Frederick (was he the jeweller who married a woman called Turner?)
* 1850/11/01 Norwich (though age given as 6 months at 30 March 1851 census)
% Pamela Coe, 23 May 1871
1891 census: living at Lakenham (1525/70/15)
+ ?
A. Frederick E.
* 1874a Norwich
% --- Redgrave 1936b Norwich
+ 1959
B. Arthur
* 1876a Norwich
+ 1961
C. Albert
* 1881c Norwich,
% he may have married a lady called Sexton, Wyatt or Constable
+ 1956
D. Martha Pamela
* 1883b, Norwich
she may have married at Nottingham 1906c
E. Horace
* 1885/01/13 Norwich
% --- ---, 1908, Norwich
+ 1973
F. William
* 1888b, Norwich
% --- Robinson 1913, Norwich
+
G. Maude
* 1890d, Norwich
% --- Tubby, 1920 Norwich
+
III. Reuben
* 1854a
+ 1922a, "aged 72", Norwich
IV. Richard, bricklayer's labourer
* 1859a, Norwich
% Caroline Girdlestone (c1855-1898/1899a), 1878d, Norwich
% Emily Cott, 1916b, Norwich
1881 census: Key and Castle Yard, St Martin at Oak, Norwich
1891 census: 16 Duck Lane, St. Benedicts, Norwich
+ 1923c, Norwich
A. Caroline GERTrude
* 1880d, Norwich
% William Easter 1899
+ ?
B. Martha MAY
* 1884a, Norwich
% --- Ayers, 1912b, Edmonton
+ ?
C. Lily
* 1885d, Norwich
% --- Rogers, 1915c, Windsor ("Lilian")
+ ?
D. Alice
* 1888c, Norwich
% Herbert G. Cott, 1916, Norwich, n.i.
+ ?
E. Charles Henry
* 1893/09/27 Norwich St Benedict's
See photograph in World War One uniform
% Kate Howlett (1893-1988), 1921
+ 1978
Mary Ann 1829- dressmaker
Henry 1831-
Harriet Elizabeth 1834/07/27-
dressmaker
Hannah 1836/06/19-
Amelia 1839/08/14-
domestic servant in 1851
% Robert Pert (c1840- ), 1871
Elizabeth Reynolds 1842/09/28-1931
Walter Robert
* 1846a, Norwich ("W.R.")
% either Eliza Brown or Sarah Ebbage 1868, Norwich
% Jane Hansell, nee Gilmore (c1849- ) 1872, Norwich
+ 1925a, Poplar

There is some confusion about this person.
He would appear to be the child named as plain "Robert" in the 1851 census.
He would also appear identical to the person called Albert 1846- in Marion Lowe's family tree.

Other addresses:
1881 census (Walter Robert): 26 Fishers Lane, Norwich.
1901 census (Walter): somewhere in Tottenham, London.
I. Jane
* c1868
II. William
* c1869, Burgh Castle
III. Harry
* c1870
IV. Walter Robert, cooper
* 1873a, Norwich
% Elizabeth Frances Balls (1873-1919: H gave her middle name as Victoria not Frances), 1893
+ 1931c, Bethnal Green?
A. Harold W. "Pip"
* 1911
% Blanche A. Cox (1911-1985), 1932
lived at Brancaster
+ 1996?
V. Richard George
* 1875a (1874/12/11), Norwich
% Elizabeth Brazier, 1894, Mile End (London):
one child died as infant:
  • Queenie C. 1904-04
% --- Brent, 1938, Poplar
+ 1949a/02/16,
57 East St, Banbury. Admin: 127
A. William George
* 1894d, Poplar
% --- Rubery
+ 1960
B. Stanley Richard
* 1896/08/05 Poplar
% --- Crysell 1921, Poplar
lived at Epping
+ 1970
C. Archibald Melrose
* 1900/05/10 Poplar
% --- Pether
lived Kingston
+ 1970, buried East Sheen Cemetery
VI. Jonathan George (in 1881 census: "George" only), brewer's cooper
* 1876b, Norwich
% Frances Copestake, 1898 Bow, London
+ ?
A. Flora Frances (Dora in some transcripts)
* 1900b, Wandsworth
However she is not in 1901 census
B. George Victor, cooper for Royal Navy
* 1902b, Wandsworth
% Lilian Annie Casselden, 1927
+ 1943
C. Olive May
* 1908a, Richmond
VII. Robert, butcher
* 1878a, Norwich?
% Emma Jane Doyle 1898, Poplar
(presumably Emma Jane Piggin, aged 79, buried 1957/02/25 at East Sheen Cemetery: both of them are listed aged 23 in the 1901 census)
(I believe he had two sons. He was living at Wandsworth in 1901. The persons at right therefore appear to have been his children, especially as GV was said to be descended from Norwich coopers.)
+ ?
Walter
% --- Jones, 1927 Wandsworth
Amelia
Ruth Louisa, india-rubber factory hand in 1901
* 1884 (Braintree? see possible mismatch at Braintree page)
% James Brotherwood, 1906
Sarah Easter
~ 1804/04/08
% George Wills, 1837 Heigham
Robert, brushmaker
~ 1806/08/10, Heigham (on west side of Norwich)
% Hannah --- (c1818- ), laundress of Worstead, 1840b Henstead ("Piggon")
1851 census: Heigham Causeway
1861 census: The Osier Carr, Heigham Causeway, Norwich (gardener)
1871 census: 3 Osier Carr (fellmonger, widower)
+ 1874/11/02, Norwich. Will under 20


A painting of Piggins Ferry is held at Norwich Castle and viewable on the Norfolk Museums and Archaeology site:

I. Robert, woodplaner and cooper
* 1840b, at Worstead in Henstead (registration district SW of Norwich)
~ 1840 Heigham, but 1861 census confirms his place of birth as Worstead
% (1) Martha Maria Moore 1865/05/24 (he was railway porter at the time)
% (2) Elizabeth Sophia Dyball 1869
baker at Ber Street Bakers Arms in 1881 census
woodplaner and cooper at Heigham in 1891 census (1531/102/23)
+ ?
A. Christiana
* 1870a, Norwich
+ 1896a, Norwich
B. Robert Frederick
* 1875a, Norwich
% --- 1899b, Norwich
+ 1913d, Norwich
C. Alice Gertrude
* 1880c (August?), Norwich
% --- 1907a, Norwich
+
D. Ernest Arthur
* 1885b Norwich
% --- Buller 1927
+ 1936, Oxford
II. Sarah Ann, laundress
* c1843: record not located
~ 1843 Heigham
III. Hannah
* 1847b, Henstead
~ 1847 Heigham
(age given as 24 at 1871 census)
% Matthias Gooderham 1875 Holy Trinity, Heigham (she gave her age as 23!)
IV. Christianna
* 1849a, Norwich
~ 1849 Heigham
she a witness at her brother's 1869 wedding
% Robert Motts, shoe finisher 1874
V. Thomas of Heigham Causeway,
labourer (1871 census), ferryman, rivetter, railway porter, executor of Robert senior
* 1854b, Norwich
% Ann Carter 1874b, Norwich (she died 1929/04/09 at Barnet aged 81 (born about 1848))
described in 1883 as ferry proprietor at Heigham Causeway, an embankment that protected the area from flooding
by 1892 he was living at Finchley in London
Two daughters died as children
  • Dorothy Beatrice 1902-1907
  • Phyllis Frances 1903-1907
+ 1929d Edmonton aged 75
A. Thomas James L.
* 1875c, Sprowston, St Faiths District
% --- 1898c, Edmonton
+ 1947
B. Alice Maud E.
* 1876b Norwich
% --- 1896b Edmonton
C. Ann M.
* c1878 Norwich
D. Elizabeth H.
* c1880 Norwich
E. other children?
F. Alfred Charles W.
* 1892a/01/14, Barnet
emigrated to Canada
served 1915-1917 in Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I:
regimental no. 406877
% Emma Jane Todd (1893-1982) 1919/10/22 at Regina
+ 1962
B. (wrong ordinal letter?) Beatrice
% Lucas? Hunter? in Saskatchewan, Canada
Mary Ann
* 1809/01/08-
% Thomas Joy, joiner, in 1835
+ ?
Descendants:
contact Marion Lowe (see below)
Jonas 1811/06/04-
brushmaker
% Hannah Burrows
lived 4 Pig Lane in 1851
still alive in 1881
Mary Zipporah
1839-1916
% Samuel Seeley 1858
Adams descent
Henry A. c1848-
% Ellen --- (c1844- )
brushmaker living at 13 Sherborne Place, Norwich St Ethelred in 1881 census, brush finisher in 1901 census
Frederick
* c1873 Norwich
Harry, insurance agent at 1901 census
* 1876d
% Ellen Rosetta Tuttle 1896d
+ 1962
Harriet 1814/10/30-

Based on:
(1) information from censuses;
(2) research by Marion Lowe
user!!@!!potsie.softnet.co.uk (remove the explanation marks),
http://www.geocities.com/heartland/prairie/4826;
(3) information from Mary Zipporah Piggin's descendant Neil Adams
adams118!!@!!keme.co.uk (remove the explanation marks);
(4) help from Kathleen Piggin

This compilation done: 11 July 1998, combined into one chart updated January 2002

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