Fonds MC153 - Charles Corey Wiggins

Title proper

Charles Corey Wiggins

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code


Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)


  • Photocopied in [1970] (Creation)
    Wiggins, Charles Corey

Physical description

9 pp. of textual records

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Name of creator


Biographical history

Charles Corey Wiggins was born in 1863, probably in York County, New Brunswick. He married Alice Adelaide Price in the 1880s, and they made their home at Wiggins Mills, near Upper Hainesville[Haynesville], Queensbury Parish, York County, New Brunswick. Charles and Alice Wiggins had at least 6 children, including Alice Beatrice (b. 1888), Cecil William (b. 1891), Effie M. (b. 1892), Ernest Edward (b. 1905), (? daughter) Wiggins (b. 1908), and John (b. ca. 1890), who died in infancy. Charles Wiggins farmed, ran a blacksmith shop, and operated a sawmill or shingle mill. In 1913 he applied for a patent for wood sawing machines, which was issued on 28 April 1914. Charles Corey Wiggins died on 31 December 1940 and was buried in Upper Caverhill Cemetery, York County.

Custodial history

Information about the custody of this record prior to acquisition is incomplete.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of a single item, a photocopy of a patent issued by the Patent Office for the Dominion of Canada to Charles Corey Wiggins, of Wiggins Mill or Wiggins Mills, York County, New Brunswick, for wood sawing machines, dated 28 April 1914.

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition



Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

No restrictions

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

An inventory is available.

Associated materials

PANB holds diaries of Charles Corey Wiggins's daughter, Alice Beatrice Wiggins (MC3099) in which she comments on her father's activities.

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number

Name access points

Genre access points

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area