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Survey of English Place-Names

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Biggin Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Newton

Historical Forms

  • Holme al. Newbyggyng 1544 LP
  • Bygen 1596 FF
  • Biggin al. Holme 1652 ib
  • Biggon in Newton 1673 ib
  • del Bugginge 1327 SR


Biggin Fm (6″) is Holme al. Newbyggyng 1544 LP, Bygen 1596FF , Biggin al. Holme 1652 ib., Biggon in Newton 1673 ib. and was the home of Walter del Bugginge (1327 SR). v. bigging .“Biggin signifying an habitation ” (Dugdale 9).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement