James Wignall

11 September 1893–
Marsden, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Wignall was born on 11 September 1893, in Marsden, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Harrison Wignall, was 27 and his mother, Mary Agnes Corcoran, was 27. He lived in Brierfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 18 years.

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Family Time Line

Robert Harrison Wignall
1866–
Mary Agnes Corcoran
1866–
Thomas Wignall
1891–
Alice Wignall
1892–
James Wignall
1893–
Robert Wignall
1895–
Arthur Wignall
1896–
Maggie Wignall
1898–1898
Doris Wignall
1904–1905

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Thomas Wignall

    Male1891–Male

    Alice Wignall

    Female1892–Female

    Male1893–Male

    Male1895–Male

    Arthur Wignall

    Male1896–Male

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 8

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.
1908

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

Age 31

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

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 (3)

  • James Wignall in household of Robert Wignall, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • James Wignall in household of Robert Wignall, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • James Wignall, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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