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Wiggins, Joseph (1832–1905), Arctic explorer and merchant navy officer

O. J. R. Howarth

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/36888

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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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Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades ; Transport ; World History ; Maps and Map-making ; Travel and Holiday

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