Pictured: Nantwich, Cheshire, England circa 1900

When Mary Louisa Dyke was born on August 29, 1882, in Crewe, Cheshire, England, her father, Edwin Henry Dyke (1845-1923), was 37, and her mother, Selina Charlotte (née Webb) (1848-1937), was 34. She had six brothers and three sisters.

Mary Louisa married Fredrick William Smith in 1907 in Nantwich, Cheshire, England.

When Fredrick William Smith was born on February 15, 1888, in Brailsford, Derbyshire, England, his father, Alfred Smith (1854-?), was 34 and his mother, Hannah (née Wallis) (1852-?), was 36.

They had two children during their marriage:

  • Doris Smith (1908-?)
  • Bertha Lillian Smith (1910-?) married Charles W. Marriott (1911-1994)

The 1911 England Census shows Frederick, Mary and their children living at 8 Lenton Avenue in Nottingham. Frederick’s job is a Butler.

1911 England Census (image via Ancestry.com)

On the 1939 Register, Frederick and Mary’s children have moved out, and they’re living on Golf Road in Nottinghamshire. Frederick’s occupation is still listed as a Butler.

1939 Register (image via Ancestry.com)

Mary Louisa died on April 8, 1967, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, at the age of 84, and was buried in Nottinghamshire, England on April 12th.

Frederick died on October 11, 1977, in Nottinghamshire, England, at the age of 89, and was buried there.

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