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Ernest Richard Allen (1895 - 1980)

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Ernest Richard Allen
Born in Elham, Kent, Englandmap
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Husband of — married 1918 in Eastry, Kent,map
[children unknown]
Died in Canterbury, Kent, Englandmap
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Profile last modified 10 Feb 2020 | Created 26 May 2015 | Last significant change: 10 Feb 2020
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Ernest was born in 1895. He was the son of Richard Allen and Edith Mary Rolfe. [1]

1901 UK Census son age 5 Residing at Stockholm Farm Swingfield, Kent,"
1911 UK Census son age 15 Farmers Son Residing at Alexandra House, Sandwich Road, Eythorne, Kent."
Ernest Allen married Lillian Rigden in 1918. [2]
In 1939 Ernest and Lilian were living at 4 Albert Road, Canterbury C.B., Kent [3]
Ernest R Allen 14 Oct 1895 Male Quarry Foreman Married 126 1
Lilian Allen 25 Jun 1888 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 126 2
He passed away in 1980.[4]


  1. Birth - ALLEN, ERNEST RICHARD (Mother ROLFE) GRO Reference: 1895 D Quarter in ELHAM Volume 02A Page 974
  2. Marriages Jun 1918 Allen Ernest R Rigden Eastry 2a 2303 Rigden Lilian Allen Eastry 2a 2303
  3. 1939 - Ref: RG101/1680B/010/3 Letter Code: DGAW
  4. Death - Mar 1980 ALLEN ERNEST RICHARD 14OC1895 CANTERBURY 16 177

Research Notes

The Lilian Rigden born in 1898 in Eastry died unmarried in 1975. (Name: Lilian May Rigden Death Date: 2 Jul 1975 Death Place: Shephersdwell Dover Probate Date: 23 Jul 1975 Probate Registry: Brighton). The 1939 register shows that the Lilian who married Ernest was born in 1888.

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