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Biography

William Walter Wignell was born 6 July 1843 in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia to William Wignell (1788-1862) and Frances Hunt (1824-1861) and died 10 November 1913 Elderslie, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Eliza Jane Scott (1834-1919) 16 October 1866 in Cobbitty, New South Wales, Australia.



Children



Offspring of William Walter Wignell and Eliza Jane Scott (1834-1919)
Name Birth Death Joined with
(unnamed male) Wignell (1868-1868)
William Wignell (1870-1938)
Annie Elizabeth Wignell (1872-1876)
Rosetta Gertrude Wignell (1875-1930)
Annie Elizabeth Wignell (1877-1878)










Obituary

Another old and esteemed resident in the person of Mr. William Walter Wignell, of Elderslie, passed from this earthly scene of strife last Monday, having been in indifferent health for some time. He had reached the 69th milestone of life, and had witnessed many changes in the district—wonderful transformation scenes as well as many tragedies.

As a fruit-grower, he met with much success at our local shows when he was an active competitor. He retired from active pursuits about three years ago.

The funeral, under the management of Mr. Walter Peters, took place yesterday afternoon, when the last remains were interred in the Narellan cemetery—Rev Canon Allnutt officiating in the last sad rites.

Camden News, 13 November 1913, page 1







Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 1844,13865
¶ Death
  • WIGNELL.—November 10, at his late residence, Elderslie, Camden, William Walter Wignell, in his 69th year.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 November 1913, page 12
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