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date: 21 August 2019

Wiggins, Josephlocked

(1832–1905)
  • O. J. R. Howarth
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent

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Wiggins, Joseph (1832–1905), Arctic explorer and merchant navy officer, born at Norwich on 3 September 1832, was the son of Joseph Wiggins (d. 1843) and his wife, Anne Petty (d. 1847). The father, a driver and later proprietor of coaches serving the ...

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