- Born: 1840, Crowan, Cornwall
- Christened: 19 Apr 1840, Crowan, Cornwall
- Married: 27 May 1865, Madron, Cornwall
- Died: 15 Nov 1918, Penzance, Cornwall
In 1861, Lydia Davies (21) of Crowan, was working as a servant for John W. Johns, vicar, in Church Town, Crowan.
In 1871, Lydia Dale (28) of Crowan, and husband Andrew Nicholls Dale (26) of Penzance, carrier's driver, were living in 21 Alverton St., Penzance. Present were son John Henry (5) of Penzance, and four lodgers.
In 1881, Lydia Dale (40) of Crowan and husband Andrew Dale (37) of Penzance, cab proprietor, were liing in 21 Alverton St., Penzance. Present were son John (15) of Penzance, office clerk, and one boarder.
In 1891, Lydia Dale (49) of Crowan and husband Andrew N. Dale (46) of Penzance, coachman cab proprietor, were living in 11 Coulson Buildings, Penzance. Present were son John H. (25), coachman cab proprietor, visitor Ada Tapp (18) of Penzance.
In 1911, Lydia Dale (70) of Crowan, widow, private means, was staying with her son John Henry Dale and his family in 11 Coulson Buildings, Penzance.
GROE Death Index gives an age of 74 years (4th quarter, vol. 5c, p. 395, Penzance district). Her actual age was closer to 78.
Lydia Dale of 11 Coulsons Buildings Penzance, widow, died 15 November 1918. Probate Bodmin 7 December to John Henry Dale, motor garage caretaker.
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, p. 4
Lydia married Andrew Nicholls DALE, son of John Nicholas DALE and Hannah YOUNG, on 27 May 1865 in Madron, Cornwall. (Andrew Nicholls DALE was born between Jan 1845 and Mar 1845 in Penzance, Cornwall and died between Jan 1905 and Mar 1905 in Penzance, Cornwall.)
Andrew Nicholls Dale, 21, of Penzance, baker, son of John Dale, baker, and
Lydia Davies, 22 [sic], of Penzance, daughter of Francis Davies, farmer
Married by Banns
Witnesses: Francis Davies [brother of the bride], Emily Rule