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Ernest John HEARD (1883-1894)

Name: Ernest John HEARD1
Sex: Male
Father: Henry HEARD (1859-1929)
Mother: Eva CHANTER (1861-1937)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 1883 Morchard Bishop, Devon, England
Death 29 May 1894 (age 10-11) Morchard Bishop, Devon, England
Cause: Accidental drowning
Address: Middlecott
According to the MI he was drowned at Middlecott, Morchard Bishop.
From the Exeter and Plymouth Gazette, 1 June 1894. "MORCHARD BISHOP A schoolboy, 10 years of age, named Ernest Heard, son of Mr. Henry Heard, dairyman, of Middlecott, was accidentally drowned in a quarry pit on Tuesday evening. It appears he was fetching water from this pit at 9 p.m. for domestic use, and by some means fell in, and when discovered by his parents was struggling in the water. Though life was not quite extinct when taken out of the water he died shortly after."


1"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009