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It begins with Sir Walter Biggar  Lord Great Chamberlain of All Scotland from 1348-1369.  He also was in the High Orders and Vicar or Rector of the Parish of Errol in Perthshire



Edinburgh Castle 

1348-1369 - Sir Walter Biggar  Lord Great Chamberlain of All Scotland

1596 - Robert Biggart, who was laureated at the University of Glasgow in, was minister of Kirkconncl, Dumfriesshire

1661 to 1686 - Major John Biggar.  appears at intervals as a Commissioner of Supply for the Shire of Edinburgh.

May 1661, -  Major John Biggar was appointed a Commissioner to try witches in Fisherrow and Gilmerton (Acts of Parliament of Scotland, Vols. VI.-VIII.).

1689 -  Laird of Woolmet appointed a Cornet of Militia for the Shire of Edinburgh

1690 - William Biggar of Woolmet is appointed a Commissioner of Supply

1560? -1638 Herbert Biggar of Barboy appears as the first ascertainable member of the Kirkcudbrightshire family following the family's displacement as a result of the persecution of the early 1600s. Herbert Biggar received on March 10, 1614, a grant of land from the Crown through the Archbishop of Glasgow, including the Barony of Bishop Forest, Parish of Kirkpatrick-Irongray, Stewartry of Kirkcudbrightshire.

           Family Branches

            Kirkcudbrightshire - Dumfriesshire & Galloway - Selkirkshire


Judging by the Arms the Biggar family is a branch of the Stewarts of Galloway, along with wearing their plaid and colours.

Dumfries & Galloway

Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Peeblesshire, 

kent & Cumberland, England,

Quebec & Ontario, Canada

Pennsylvania, Boston,  New York, USA.

Kingston, Jamaica.

Dumfries & Galloway

Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, Scotland.

New Zealand

British Columbia, Canada


Dumfries & Galloway

​Cheshire, Lancashire, England

Massachusetts, Minnesota, Michigan, USA

Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Canada

SCT.95 William Biggar & Lydia Murdoch

Dumfries & Galloway

John Biggar
Mary Rogerson

Dumfries & Galloway

Prince Edward Island


James Biggar
Agnes Greison

Dumfries & Galloway

Walter Biggar
Hannah Hayter

New Brunswick, Canada

Thomas Biggar
Helen Lauder

Selkirkshire, Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland

Herbert Biggar
of Barbuie

Dumfries & Galloway

Walter Biggar
Hannah Hayter

New Brunswick, Canada

Scotland To USA

Virginia, Missouri, Kentucky  

Bigger(s), Woodward, Macon, Bibb.

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