Alfred Edward Wignall

about 1866–2 May 1946 (Age 80)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alfred Edward

When Alfred Edward Wignall was born about 1866, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Wignall, was 31 and his mother, Emma Clarke, was 31. He married Catherine Jane Owens on 4 July 1900, in Ffestiniog, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Kirkdale, Walton on the Hill, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Aughton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 2 May 1946, in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Alfred Edward Wignall
Catherine Jane Owens
Marriage: 4 July 1900
Alfred Owen Wignall

Spouse and Children

4 July 1900
Ffestiniog, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom


    Alfred Owen Wignall


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World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 12

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Age 18

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1896 · Palm House Opens

Age 30

In 1896, the Palm House opened. It was designed by Mackenzie and Moncur of Edinburgh. It was designed in the tradition of Joseph Paxton's glass houses and originally had a rich collection of exotic plants.

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)

  • Alfred E Wignall, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Alfred E Wignall in household of James Wignall, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Alfred E Wignall in household of James Wignall, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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