Cecil Cyrus Allan Bignell

Brief Life History of Cecil Cyrus Allan

When Cecil Cyrus Allan Bignell was born on 28 January 1896, in New South Wales, Australia, his father, Robert Bignell, was 47 and his mother, Mary BALLARD, was 41. He married May Charlotte Davies on 20 August 1921, in New South Wales, Australia. He died on 12 March 1971, at the age of 75, and was buried in Dawson River Cemetery, Cundletown, New South Wales, Australia.

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Cecil Cyrus Allan Bignell
May Charlotte Davies
Marriage: 20 August 1921

Sources (2)

  • Cecil Alan Bignell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Cecil Alan Bignell, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"

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First Federal election.


The Australian flag flown for the first time.


Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bicknell . This form of the surname reflects the placename Bignell near Bicester, Oxfordshire, so named with an Old English personal name Biga + Old English hyll ‘hill’.

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

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