Name: Thomas BIGG of London, surgeon 1
Change Date: 09 AUG 2015
Note: But it was a medical practitioner from the other side of his family, the London surgeon Thomas Bigg, who gave protection and support to William [Blackstone] and his brothers after the loss of their father and subsequent death of their mother during William's childhood. According to Clitherow the ‘liberal Educations’ which this affectionate uncle provided his three nephews ‘supplied the great Loss they had so early sustained, and compensated in a great Degree for their want of more ample Fortunes.’ 1
Father: Lovelace BIGG of Chilton Foliat, Wiltshire
Mother: Dorothy WITHER b: 1661
- Title: Dictionary of National Biography
Publication: Oxford University Press
Page: Sir William Blackstone article.