Elsie Wignall

Femaleabout September 1906–before 2006

Brief Life History of Elsie

When Elsie Wignall was born about September 1906, in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Edmund Wignall, was 42 and her mother, Mary Ann Hodgson, was 39. She died before 2006, in England, United Kingdom.

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Elsie Wignall
1906–before 2006

Sources (4)

  • Elsie Wignall in household of James Edmund Wignall, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Elsie Wignall, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Elsie Wignall, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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World Events (8)


Age 2

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1908 · 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Age 2

The 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers was active from 1908-1967. They were another volunteer unit for Britian's Territorial Army. During WWI they fought on the Western Front and during WWII they arrived in Liverpool just in time for the Liverpool Blitz.


Age 34

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Wiggenhall (Norfolk), Wiggenholt (Sussex), Wignal, a minor place near Holmes in the parish of Croston (Lancashire). The Norfolk placename derives from the Old English personal name Wicga (genitive Wicgan; see Wigley ) + Old English halh ‘nook, corner of land’. The Sussex placename derives from the Old English personal name Wicga (genitive Wicgan) + Old English holt ‘wood, thicket’. The Lancashire placename derives from the Old English personal name Wicga + Old English h(e)alh ‘nook, corner, recess’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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