George Thomas Wiggall

1866–15 February 1952 (Age 86)
Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George Thomas

When George Thomas Wiggall was born in 1866, in Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Eli Wiggal, was 45 and his mother, Caroline Berry, was 42. He married Edith Bolwell on 10 April 1887, in Kingsdown St Matthew, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Bristol, Gloucestershire, England in 1911. He died on 15 February 1952, at the age of 86.

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George Thomas Wiggall
Edith Bolwell
Marriage: 10 April 1887

Spouse and Children

10 April 1887
Kingsdown St Matthew, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 14

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 18

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 38

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from Wigfield (earlier Wigfall) Farm, Worsbrough, named with the Old English personal name Wicga or Old English wicga ‘beetle’ + (ge)fall ‘forest clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Wiggall in household of Eli Wiggall, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • George Tho Wiggall, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Geo Tho Wiggall, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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