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William Webb Dyke and Blanche Evans

When William Webb Dyke was born on August 16, 1872 in Crewe, Cheshire, England, his father, Edwin Henry Dyke (1845-1923), was 27 and his mother, Selina Charlotte (nee Webb)(1848-1937), was 24. Like a number of his ancestors (including his father), William worked on the railroad like his father. He had five brothers and four sisters.

William married Blanche Evans on June 6, 1896 at Christ Church in Crewe, Cheshire, England.

When Blanche Evans was born on June 4, 1875 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, her father, Thomas Evans (1838-1888) was 37, and her mother, Elizabeth (nee Avery) (1836-1929), was 39.

The couple had four children over 14 years:
Frank Arthur Dyke (1896-1932) married Eva Gallimore (1899-1933)Blanche Elizabeth Dyke (1900-1920) married Harry Hesketh (?-?)Horace William Dyke (1901-1970) married Mary Elizabeth Anne Titley (1899-1977)Bessie Avery Dyke (1909-1994) married Laurence Paul Tracy (1902-1980)Frank Arthur Dyke is baptized on November 1, 1896 at St. Michael's Chu…

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