Chairman of Briggs, Pollit &. Co. of Briggella Mills, 473 Little Horton Lane, BradfordChairman of Bradford Park Avenue Football, Cricket & Athletic Club.
Married Gladys May Boothroyd in December 1915. Cottingley Hall was a Wedding present from his father Arthur Harry Briggs.
He died at Cottingley Hall and is buried in the Briggs' Tomb at Bowling Cemetery.