At the Circulating Library Author Information: William Mullinger Higgins

Author: William Mullinger Higgins (1808–1882)

Biography: William Mullinger Higgins was born in 1808 in Chatham, the son of a woollen draper. He studied for the bar but turned to science and engineering where he wrote works on architecture, geology, sound, and mining. In addition, he wrote a single historical novel, Aristomenes: A Grecian Tale (1838). He married and had at least two sons. In 1881, he lived in Wales where he apparently died the following year.

References: British Census (1881)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Aristomenes: A Grecian Tale.  2 vol.  London: Robert Tyas, 1838.