Alice May Wignall

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

The Life 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, 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

July 1930
Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1905 · Stornoway Town Hall

Age 1

Stornoway Town Hall was the first town hall in Stornoway Scotland but burned down in 1918. The clock tower on the building became famous after Calum Kennedy named a song after the town called ‘Lovely Stornoway’. The current building is still being used as a multi-purpose venue. Hosting different commercial and community activities.

Age 4

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

Age 30

The party was founded on 7 April as the result of a merger between the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party with the help of John MacCormick. Its main objective was to campaign the independence of Scotland from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party is the largest political party in Scotland in terms of both seats in the Westminster and Holyrood parliaments, with membership reaching 125,482 members. The party does not have any members of the House of Lords.

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 (2)

  • May Wignall in household of James Edmund Wignall, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Legacy NFS Source: May Wignall - Government record: Census record: birth-name: May Wignall

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