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Lydia Stearn
born Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, 1856
died Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 1936

on the Reynolds family tree
part of the
Stearn family story.

married to Samuel Anable

mother of Alice Anable

daughter of
William Stearn
and
Caroline Kester

Lydia Anable, née Stearn

Lydia Stearn (1856-1936). My Mother's Mother's Mother's Mother. My Great-Great-Grandmother.

 

1861 census:

Lydia was five years old at the time of the 1861 census. The Anable family were living at Queens Row, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire.

Lydia's father William is shown as an agricultural labourer. He was 39 years old. Her mother Catherine was 29 years old..

Lydia was the fifth of six children: Robert was 19, William was 16, Susanna was 9, Alfred was 7 and James was 3. James's gravestone is still extant in Dry Drayton churchyard: he died aged 87 in 1941.

The census records that Lydia was born at Dry Drayton in Cambridgeshire, as were all the family apart from her mother Catherine, who was born in Hardwick. The transcript for the entry is here.

 
 

1877:
Lydia married Samuel Anable on the 15th December at St Peter and St Paul, Dry Drayton.




1881 census:

Lydia was twenty five years old at the time of the 1851 census. The Anable family were living at High Street, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire.

Her husband Samuel is shown as a bricklayer. He was 31 years old.

Lydia had two children living at home at the time of the 1881 census: Francis was 2 and William was 1.

The census records that all the family were born at Dry Drayton in Cambridgeshire. The entry is here.


 

1891 census:

Lydia was thirty-five years old at the time of the 1891 census. The Anable family were living at Long Lane, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire. Long Lane does not appear on modern maps, but may refer to the road called Scotland Road today.

Lydia's husband is shown as a bricklayer. He was 42 years old.

Lydia had five children: Francis was 12, William was 11, Alice was 8, Percy was 6 and Susan was two weeks old.

The census records that Lydia was born at Dry Drayton in Cambridgeshire, as were all the family. The transcript for the entry is here.

 
 

1901 census:

Lydia was forty-six years old at the time of the 1901 census. The Anable family were living at Pettits Lane, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire. The road still exists today, off of the village High Street.

Lydia's husband Samuel is shown as a bricklayer. He was 50 years old.

Lydia had three children living at home at the time of the 1891 census. Percy was 16 and is shown as a bricklayer's labourer, Susan was 10, and Henry Thomas, or 'Harry', was 4.

The census records that Lydia was born at Dry Drayton in Cambridgeshire, as were all the family. The transcript for their entry is here.

 
 

1911 census:

Lydia was 56 years old at the time of the 1911 census. The Anable family were living at Pettits Lane, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, as they had been at the time of the 1901 census.

Her husband Samuel is shown as a bricklayer general. He was 61 years old, and they had been married for 36 years. The census records that Lydia was born in Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, as was her husband Samuel.

Lydia had just one child living at home at the time of the 1911 census. Henry Thomas or 'Harry' was 14, and is shown as a labourer. The transcript for the entry is here.

 
 


1916:
Lydia's youngest son Harry was
killed on the first day of the Somme, July 1st. He was 20 years old, and is remembered among the Missing on the Thiepval memorial and on the parish war memorial in Dry Drayton church.



1936:
Lydia died at her daughter Alice's home in Shelley Row, Cambridge at the age of 79. She was buried in Dry Drayton churchyard on January 22nd.

   

 

LIFE GOES ON: AN INTRODUCTION

MY GRANDPARENTS - I - MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS - I - MY GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS - I - MY GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS

THE SIXTEEN FAMILIES

KNOTT - I - BOWLES - I - WATERS - I - HARRALL - I - PAGE - I - WISEMAN - I - CROSS - I - CARTER

CORNWELL - I - HUCKLE - I - MORTLOCK - I - MANSFIELD - I - REYNOLDS - I - CARTER - I - ANABLE - I - STEARN

CHRONOLOGY - I - DRAMATIS PERSONAE - I - WHERE PEOPLE CAME FROM - I - CALENDAR

MAP OF ELY - I - MAP OF MEDWAY
MAP OF CAMBRIDGE AND DISTRICT

THE WORKHOUSE

WORLD WAR I - I - WORLD WAR II

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