Ernest   Tomlin

Ernest Portage Tomlin was born 5 October 1890 in Portage, La Prairie,Manitoba, Canada.

He was the son of Edwin and Harriet Lavinia Tomlin (nee Statham).

Edwin and Harriet had married in 1878 in Kensington, London.

This is the family in the 1901 England Census:

19 St Annes Road



Edwin Tomlin, Head, 43, Baker & Bread Maker, Uxbridge

Harriet Tomlin, Wife, 47, none, Bucks

Edwin Tomlin, Son, 17, Bread makers assistant, Notting Hill

Lily Tomlin, Daughter, 13, none, Notting Hill

Grace Tomlin, Daughter, 9, none, Notting Hill

Albert Tomlin, Son, 6, none, Notting Hill

May Tomlin, Daughter, 5, none, Notting Hill

Ernest P Tomlin, Son, 11, none, Manitobia

John Grechin, Servant, 33, Bread maker Foreman baker, Germany

Jae VD Velde, Servant, 23, Bakers asst, Holland

Percy Wood, Servant, 20, Bakers Asst, Paddington


In 1912, Ernest boarded the Titanic as a third class passenger. He was lost in the disaster.

Ernestís body was recovered from the wreck site. It was buried at sea on 21 April 1912

Ernestís mother received a grant from the British Titanic relief fund of £25.


Family Information

George Stratham born abt 1825 in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England died after 1891

George married Harriet Ginger in 1848. She was born about 1823 in Hampden, Buckinghamshire.

They had the following children:

Rachel R Stratham born about 1849 in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Frederick G Stratham born about 1851 in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Alfred Straham born about 1852 in Penn, Buckinghamshire

Harriet Lavinia Stratham born 2 November 1853 in Pinner, Middlesex.

George also married Hannah Peck in 1886 in Kensington, London. Hannah was born about 1853 in Nottinghamshire, England.

They had the following children:

George T Stratham born abt 1888 in Notting Hill

Emma M Stratham born abt 1890 in Notting Hill

Harriet Lavinia Stratham (born 2 November 1853) died on 4 February 1928 in Notting Hill, London. She is buried in Margavine Cemetery, Hammersmith, London.

She married Edwin Tomlin on 17 March 1878 in Kensington, London.

Edwin was born 8 February 1859 in Hayes, Uxbridge, Middlesex.

They had the following children:

William Tomlin born abt 1879 in Notting Hill, London

Edwin Tomlin born abt 1883 in Notting Hill, London

Lily Tomlin born abt 1887 in Notting Hill, London

Ernest Portage Tomlin born 5 October 1890 in Portage, La Prairie,Manitoba, Canada died 15 april 1912 Titanic.

Albert Tomlin, born abt 1894 in Notting Hill, London

May Tomlin born abt 1896 in Notting Hill, London



Charles Robert Tomlin was born abt 1822 in Canterbury, Kent

He died in 1879 in Wellington, Ontario, Canada.

He married Mary Jane Shelvey in 1842 in Romford, Essex. Mary was born in 1823 in Ramsgate, Kent.

They had the following children:

Charles Tomlin b 1847 in Uxbridge, Middlesex

Emma Tomlin b abt 1850 in Hillingdon, Middlesex

David R Tomlin b abt 1852 in Charoff, Buckinghamshire

Ellen D Tomlin b abt 1855 in Charoff, Buckinghamshire

Edwin Tomlin b 8 Feb 1859 in Hayes, Uxbridge, Middlesex

George W Tomlin, b 1867 in Hammersmith, Middlesex.

References and Sources


1881, 1901 united kingdom census

England and Wales Birth Index 1837-1983

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837-1983

England and Wales Death Index 1837-1983


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