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John Wignell

Male 1830 - 1869  (39 years)


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  • Name John Wignell 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 1830  Great Easton, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 25 Oct 1830  Great Easton, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Great Easton, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861  (144), Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1861 
    Miller 
    Occupation 1867 
    Baker 
    Residence 1869  Towers Hospital, Gypsy Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The old name for the institution which appears on his death certificate is Leicester Lunatic Asylum
    Died 24 Feb 1869  Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Epileptic convulsions 
    Person ID I579  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford), Branch for Wainwright, Liston-Smith based on Leonard K Wainwright (553) and John Cotterill (634)
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2015 

    Father Matthew Wignell,   b. Abt 1789, Great Easton, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Ruth Willford,   b. Abt 1803, Wing, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Apr 1829  Great Easton, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10555  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Lucy Craxford,   b. 1828, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1897, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1857  Independent Chapel, Uppingham, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. John James Wignell,   b. Abt 1860, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1905, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     2. Marianne Elisabeth Wignell,   b. Abt Mar 1865, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1877, Barrowden, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 12 years)
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1830 - Great Easton, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 25 Oct 1830 - Great Easton, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Great Easton, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Epileptic convulsions - 24 Feb 1869 - Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    DC: Wignell, John (1869)
    DC: Wignell, John (1869)
    Husband of Lucy Craxford. Note his death from epilepsy and his in patient status at the Leicester Asylum

  • Sources 
    1. [S26] 1861 England Census, Rutland Barrowden RG9/2310 103 35 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Uppingham 7a 391 (JAS 1857) (Reliability: 3).


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