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Biggin, Derbyshire

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Biggin, Derbyshire

Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2648
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire

Biggin, Derbyshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Biggin.-- township, in par. and 4½ miles SW. of Wirksworth, N. Derbyshire, 608 ac., pop. 125.

Biggin, Derbyshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

BIGGIN, a township, in the parish of Wirksworth, hundred of Appletree, S. division of the county of Derby, 5½ miles (E. by N.) from Ashbourn; containing 149 inhabitants. Here was formerly a church or chapel, not even the site of which is now known. The township was once considered to be in the parish of Kniveton, but it has been deemed for nearly four centuries part of Wirksworth.

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