John Biggs Collection

Scope and Content

This small collection includes land plans and documents relating to the Biggs family and the Richmond area (including East Sheen and Mortlake).

Administrative / Biographical History

John Biggs was a land owner and gardener during the late 18th/early 19th century in Barnes and Mortlake. He was baptised in the Barnes Parish Church, and did not leave behind any heirs.

Access Information

We are currently in the process of cataloguing our collections. To protect personal data, some or all of the records within this collection may be closed for access. If you would like to view this collection, please contact Richmond upon Thames Local Studies Library and Archive for further information. Our contact details are listed online at:

Related Material

Information about John Biggs can be found in 'The Market Gardens of Barnes and Mortlake - the rise and fall of a local industry' by the Barnes and Mortlake History Society (L635.065 RB).