Percy was born on 28th November 1886 (RoB Burnley 1886 Q4 Vol.8e 231) to James Magnall (GM021/149) and Alice Greenwood (GM022). Details of his birth certificate are shown below:
|Registration District Burnley|
|1886 Birth in the Sub-District of Burnley in the County of Lancaster|
|No.||When and where
|Name, if any||Sex||Name and Surname
|Name and Maiden Sur-
name of Mother
|Rank or Profession
|Signature, Description and
Residence of Informant
if added after
Registration of Birth
|X The mark
Percy is shown in the 1891 Census as being 4 years old.
In the 1901 Census Percy was living at 147 Cog Lane in Burnley where he was a Grocer’s assistant.
Percy married Mary Ann Tattershall (EM191) on 2nd August 1909 (RoM Burnley 1909 Q3 8e 442) but they had no surviving children.
A 1914 directory shows that Percy was living at 268 Cog Lane and was an Agent.
At the time of his death his home is shown as 24, Williams Road, Burnley but the cemetery records show it was 268 Cog Lane. Percy died on 23rd February 1920 (RoD Burnley 1920 Q1 Vol.8e p.285 age 33) of gas poisoning. He is commemorated as a war casualty though I have no further information about him yet. Percy was buried on the 27th February 1920 in Burnley Cemetery.
[Last updated 18 Jul 2010]