Ernest John Henry Oxby GROWDON

283. Ernest John Henry Oxby GROWDON, son of William Henry GROWDEN and Selina Lavinia Axworthy RIGGS, was born on 30 December 1884 at 15 Gore Road, South Hackney, Hackney in the County of Middlesex.

Ernest appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 aged 7. He was living with his parents William H [55] a Labourer in Engineer Students College and Selina [50] at 11 Keymell Place, Devonport, Stoke Damerel. Living with them was his sister Cora [16] a Scholar.

Ernest John HO married Emma Jane HOBSON nee SAUNDERS in 1904.

Emma Jane HOBSON nee SAUNDERS, the daughter of Daniel Saunders and Elizabeth Pitt was born on May 7 1878 in Enniscrone, Kilglas Co. Sligo, Republic of Ireland.

During the census on 2 April 1911 Ernest John aged 28 whose occupation was Ship Cutter and Emma Jane [32] were living at 58 Tymawr Street, St Thomas, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales. Living with them were Henry William Growdon [12], Charles Robert Growdon [12] both at School (however these were actually Emmas sons from her first marriage to William Henry Hobson) and Ernest William [3]. (RG14PN32796 RG78PN1870 RD594 SD3 ED39 SN391)

Ernest died during 1916 aged 33 in the St Thomas, Devon district.

Emma Jane Saunders and Ernest John Henry Oxby GROWDEN had the following children:

+632 Ivy May 1906 +633 Ernest William 1907 +634 Iris Emma May 1916