Elsie Magnall was born on the 3rd February 1897 to Thomas Magnall (FM025) and Annie (EM205). She was baptised at St Andrew’s Church in Burnley one month later on the 3rd March 1897. At this time they were living at 44 Cobden Street and her father was a weaver.
In the 1901 census Elsie was living at 30 Pheasantford Street in Burnley with her family.
Elsie married Leonard Holgate on 4th November 1919 at St Cuthbert’s in Burnley and they had the following children:
- Mabel Holgate (born about 1921)
- Kenneth Magnall Holgate (born about 1925)