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Bigley Family Origin

Where is the Bigley family from?

Bigley Family Occupations

What did your Bigley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bigley occupation in the UK was Railway Porter. 4% of Bigley's were Railway Porters. Railway Porter, Agricultural Labourer and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bigley. A less common occupation for the Bigley family was Brick Maker.

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  • Railway Porter

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Basket Maker

  • Brick Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bigley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bigley Historical Records

What Bigley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Bigley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Bigley

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bigley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bigley. For the veterans among your Bigley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bigley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bigley in 1944 was 27, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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