Elsie Wignall

about September 1906–before 2006 (Age 99)
Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

James Edmund Wignall
1864–1944
Mary Ann Hodgson
1867–1930
Percy Wignall
1896–1897
Elsie Wignall
1906–2006
Alice May Wignall
1904–1995

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1908

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.
1940

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 Wignal, a minor place near Holmes in the parish of Croston, so named from the genitive case of the Old English byname Wicga ( see Wigley ) + Old English h(e)alh ‘nook’, ‘corner’, ‘recess’.

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

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  • Elsie Wignall in household of James Edmund Wignall, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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