Mary Wignall

14 March 1793–June 1868 (Age 75)
Gorton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Wignall was born on 14 March 1793, in Gorton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Wignal, was 45 and her mother, Mary Eastwood, was 39. She died in June 1868, in Preston, Lancashire, England, at the age of 75, and was buried in Preston, Lancashire, England.

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Family Time Line

William Wignal
1748–1814
Mary Eastwood
1754–1864
Betty Wignal
1773–1826
Nanny Wignal
1776–1785
Isabel Wignall
1774–1844
Jane Wignall
1778–1867
John Wignal
1781–
William Wignal
1783–1840
Nanny Wignal
1785–1862
Molly Wignal
1787–1802
Peggy Wignal
1790–
Mary Wignall
1793–1868
James Wignall
1797–1876

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 8

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 15

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 22

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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)

  • Jane Wignal, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane Wignal, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Wignall, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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