Biggs, Samuel (Beggs)

Personal Details

First nameSamuel
Other namesBeggs
Date of death16/04/1878
Place of deathMuttaburra
Age at death45 years


Samuel was a Blacksmith at Muttaburra.

Like the early burials in Muttaburra we are assuming they were buried in the ‘Old Cemetery’. If Samuel was buried in the ‘Old Cemetery’ in 1878 he would be the first known burial in the Muttaburra Cemetery.
The first blocks of land in Muttaburra were auctioned on 18th day of June 1878.

Cemetery Record

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LocationOld Cemetery
Date of funeral16/04/1878

Samuel died from Epileptic caused by drunkenness. He was buried by James William Abbott in the Muttaburra Cemetery. D Currie and William Mills were witness at the burial.

Mr ER Edkins held an enquiry at Mount Cornish.
His death was registered in Aramac on the 1st May 1878 by John W Chandler.