Genealogy of One Branch of the Bigelow Family, W H Bigelow, 1877, George E Selleck, Brattleboro, p3:
"To Hudson's History of Marlboro Mass., I owe the possession of the following data of the earliest records of the Bigelow race.
"This family was early in the Country, and may be traced to a remote period in England, evento the reign of Henry the 3d, (1206) when the name was written Baguley, and was derived from the place where they dwelt. Richard, at that time, was Lord of Baguley, and his descendants took the name of the place. In the reign of Henry the 7th,(1485) Ralph de Baguley was Lord of Allerton Hall. He died in 1540, leaving Randall and Nicholas..."