Ernest TRUDGIAN

451. Ernest TRUDGIAN, son of Samuel TRUDGIAN and Ann SOWTON, was born on 26 October 1878 in Gunnislake, Calstock, Cornwall, England. He was baptised privately on 12 November 1878 in Calstock. At the time of the baptism the family were living in Gunnislake and his father Samuel was a Cooper.

Baptism transcription: Ernest Trudgian 1878
From the Cornwall OPC online database

Ernest appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 aged 2. He was living with his parents Samuel aged [31] a Copper Miner and Ann [29] at 17 Orchard Cottage, Gunnislake, Calstock. Living with them were his siblings Beatrice [9] and Albert John [6].

Ernest appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 aged 12, he was a Scholar. He was living with his parents Samuel [41] a Cooper and Ann [39] were still living in Gunnislake. Living with them was his siblings Albert J [16] a Coopers Apprentice and Florence [10] a Scholar.

Ernest appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 aged 22 a Cooper in an Arsenic Works. He was living with his mother Annie [47] and sister Florence [19] in Orchard, Gunnislake, Calstock. Living with them was his nephew Albert [7 months].

It is possible that Ernest married the widow Eliza Ellen TONKIN during 1909 in Redruth, Cornwall, England. Apart from this no further information currently available for Ernest.