George Edwin Dyke and Rosa Dale

When George Edwin Dyke was born on March 5, 1871, in Crewe, Cheshire, England, his father, Edwin Henry Dyke (1845-1923), was 26 and his mother, Selina Charlotte (nee Webb) (1848-1937), was 23. He had five brothers and four sisters.

He married Rosa Dale in April 1896 in Congleton, Cheshire, England.

When Rosa Dale was born in1874 in Congleton, Cheshire, England, her father, Joseph Dale, was 22, and her mother, Mary Ann (nee Mayer), was 21.

They had five children in fourteen years.
  • Joseph Edwin Dyke (1897-1976) married Ada Harris (1898-1932) and Mary E. Fountain (1901-?)
  • George Dyke (1898-1903)
  • Mary Dyke (1901-?)
  • Rosa Dyke (twin) (1911-1999) married Victor Webster (1911-1992)
  • William Dyke (twin) (1911-1975) married Alice Ravenhall (1909-
In 1901, the family is found living at 27 Lewis Street, Crewe, Cheshire, England with sons Joseph and George and daughter Mary. George's occupation is listed as an Engine Fitter.
1901 England Census (image via Ancestry.com)
27 Lewis Street, Crew (image via Google Maps)
Son George died at the age of four in 1903. Sometime shortly after that, the family moved to Warwickshire, where in 1911, the family is living at 80 Rupert Street in Aston, Warwickshire. George is a Hydraulic Engineer and Joseph is an Electric Engineer. Mary is in school and Rosa and William are only one month old. The house appears to have been replaced by an apartment building.
1911 England Census (image via Ancestry.com)

Rosa Dyke died in December 1929 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England at the age of 55.

In 1939, George is living with son William and daughter-in-law Alice Ravenhall, and (presumably) their three children (the record is still closed), still at 80 Rupert Street. George is a retired Hydrant's Fitter and William is a Capstan Hand (someone who tended a Capstan Lathe).

1939 Register (image via FindMyPast.com)
George Edwin died on March 25, 1952, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, at the age of 81.
Probate Record (image via Ancestry.com)
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