Ernest George Alchin (1872 – 1932)

Ernest was born at Wallembeen near Dubbo on 17th May 1872 (his birth was not registered under the name of Alchin). He was born at about the same time that his unnamed half-brother was born. Ernest married Jane Earsman at Nyngan on 17th August 1898 (NSW 1898/6101); she was born at Orange in 1880.

Ernest and Jane had at least fourteen children – Ernest (1898), William (1900), George (1902), Vivian (1904), Ella (1906), Arthur and John (1907), Frederick (1909), Phyllis (1911), Linda (1914), Oliver (1917), Robert (1919), Emma (1921) and Ellen (1920’s).

Ernest died at Dubbo on 19th March 1932 (NSW 1932/3370) aged 60 years. Jane died at Nyngan in 1950 (NSW 1950/7591).