Ernest Sowden

3 February 1902–1987 (Age 84)
Yorkshire, England

The Life of Ernest

When Ernest Sowden was born on 3 February 1902, his father, William Sowden, was 35 and his mother, Ruth Coupland, was 33. He lived in Bramley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in 1987, in Dipton, Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Ernest Sowden
Isabel Fenwick

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Sowden


    Ruth Coupland




    Francis Henry Sowden


    James Sowden


    Sarah Elizabeth Sowden


    Florence Jane Sowden


    Annie Sowden


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World Events (8)


Age 6

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid

Age 13

During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

Age 38

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Soden .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Ernest Sowden in household of William Sowden, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ernest Sowden - Individual or family possessions: death: 1987; Dipton, Durham, England, United Kingdom

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