Alice May Wignall

1 March 1904–1995 (Age 90)
Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice May

When Alice May Wignall was born on 1 March 1904, in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Edmund Wignall, was 40 and her mother, Mary Ann Hodgson, was 37. She married Reginald Alfred Whalley Cork in July 1930, in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1995, in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 91.

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Reginald Alfred Whalley Cork
Alice May Wignall
Marriage: July 1930
Audrey Mary Cork

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    July 1930Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1908 · 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
    Age 4
    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.
    1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote
    Age 24
    Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

    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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    Sources (5)

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

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