Ernest Dolling | Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

Biography:
Ernest Dolling
1829 –1875

Unmarked grave Ernest Dolling (1829-1875)

Ernest was born early in 1829 in Redbourn, the son of George and Ann Dolling. He was baptised 4 January.

By the age of 13 Ernest was already hard at work as a farm servant at Kinsbourn Green Farm in Harpenden. He went on to become a groom, but by 1851 he was out of work and living with his Aunt and Uncle Hall in Redbourn, along with his brother Edwin, also out of work, and their sister Mary Ann.

He married Mary in 1860 in Berkhamsted and in April 1861, when Ernest was employed as a groom in a domestic household, he, Mary and their daughter lived in the High Street. By 1871 they were still there and four boys had been added to the family.

However, Ernest died aged 46 in February 1875.

His son Alfred (died 1934) and brother Edwin (died 1881) are both buried in this cemetery in unmarked graves.

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Unmarked grave Ernest Dolling (1829-1875)

Ernest was born early in 1829 in Redbourn, the son of George and Ann Dolling. He was baptised 4 January.

By the age of 13 Ernest was already hard at work as a farm servant at Kinsbourn Green Farm in Harpenden. He went on to become a groom, but by 1851 he was out of work and living with his Aunt and Uncle Hall in Redbourn, along with his brother Edwin, also out of work, and their sister Mary Ann.

He married Mary in 1860 in Berkhamsted and in April 1861, when Ernest was employed as a groom in a domestic household, he, Mary and their daughter lived in the High Street. By 1871 they were still there and four boys had been added to the family.

However, Ernest died aged 46 in February 1875.

His son Alfred (died 1934) and brother Edwin (died 1881) are both buried in this cemetery in unmarked graves.

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