Ernest Horton was the seventh child of Samuel Horton & Ann Maria Oakley born at Barr St, Lower Gornall , Sedgley, Staffs on September 28t , 1887.
Ernest was living at home in 1891, at 15 Barr St , Lower Gornall with his 4 brothers & 2 sisters.
In 1901 Ernest was still at home, now 33 Barr St , with his parents & 5 brothers & a sister.
Ernest married Rose Hannah Woodall in April-June 1910, at St James, Lower Gornall. Rosannah was born April-June 1887 at Gornall Wood, Staffs, the daughter of Mary Ann Burrows & James Henry Woodall, a coal miner.
In 1911 Ernest & Rose Hannah (Rose) were living at 4 Chapel Walk, Gornal Wood & Ernest was a millman in a fire brick maker's yard. They had a 9 month old son, Ernest Reginald.
Ernest died on September 29th, 1957 at 33 Barr St, Gornal Wood. His will was administered by son Ernest Reginald, miner. His effects were £650.
Rose Hannah died on January 5th, 1959 at 33 Barr St, Gornal Wood. Her estate was administered by son Ernest Reginald, miner. Her effects were £686.
The children of Ernest Horton & Rose Hannah Woodall were:
h.220.127.116.11.1 Ernest Reginald Horton born born August 11th, 1910 at Gornal Wood, Staffs; died July-September 1982 at Dudley, Staffs
h.18.104.22.168.2 Howard Austin Horton born December 25th, 1911 at Dudley, Staffs; died April-June 1979 at Dudley, Staffs
h.22.214.171.124.3 Thomas Horton born March 4th, 1917 at Dudley, Staffs; died April-June 1987 at Dudley, Staffs