Archibald Alexander Bignell

22 November 1909–3 May 1999 (Age 89)
Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia

The Life Summary of Archibald Alexander

When Archibald Alexander Bignell was born on 22 November 1909, in Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Alexander James Bignall, was 31 and his mother, Florence Ellen Powell, was 25. He married Doris May Brewster in 1936, in Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia. He died on 3 May 1999, in Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 89.

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Archibald Alexander Bignell
Doris May Brewster
Marriage: 1936

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  • Marriage
    1936Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.
    Age 5
    August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.
    Age 30
    Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

    Name Meaning

    English:1. habitational name from Bignell near Bicester, Oxfordshire, so named with an Old English personal name Bicga + Old English hyll ‘hill’. 2. variant of Bicknell .

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

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