Offen surname in England response to Eric Holding & David Lorimer
These are the children of Charles Offen and Jane Marlin;
Mary Ann (1881) Ernest (1883) John George (1883) Alexander (1887) Kate (1889) Louisa (1890) Frank (1892) Mornington (1896) Surrendir (1899).
My grandfather, Mornington, was sent to Canada when he was about 9 as a home child.When he got older he also used the name Frank.
Hope this helps.