Ada Adele Pallister was the eleventh child of Thomas Pallister & Isabella Nasbitt, born December 29th, 1874 at Lanchester, Co Durham.
Ada’s mother died in 1880 & in 1891 Ada was living with her father Thomas, a butcher, & his third wife Annie at Front St, Lanchester.
Ada married Edward Ridley in Jan-March 1901 at Tynemouth, Northumberland. Edward was born c1874 at Try Em All, Lanchester, the son of Mary & Joseph Ridley, a farmer.
Soon after their marriage Ada & Edward were living at Carr Grange, Brinkley, Northumberland in 1901 where Edward was a farmer. With them was Ada’s sister Mary Pallister.
In 1911 Ada & Edward were living at 10 Ravensworth Crescent, Kells Lane, Low Fell, Gateshead, Co Durham & Edward was now described as a dairy farmer. They had 3 children by this time – Constance Mary (8), Amy Isabella (7) & Thomas Pallister (7 months). Living with them was Edward’s brother John Ridley, also a dairy farmer, & Ada’s twin sisters, Mary & Frances Pallister. Frances was described as a costumier.
Edward died on May 4th, 1938 at Glen Afton, Junction Rd, Norton-on-Tees, Co Durham. Probate was granted on July 26th, 1939 to widow Ada Adele & his effects were £822.
The 1939 register shows widowed Ada living at 13 Jameson St, Stockton & with her was sister Mary Pallister & John Ridley, a retired farmer.
Ada died, aged 80, in July-September 1954 in south east Durham.
The children of Ada Adele Pallister & Edward Ridley were:
p.220.127.116.11.7.11.1 Constance Mary Ridley born July-September 1902 at Wallsend, Northumberland
p.18.104.22.168.7.11.2 Amy Isabella Ridley born Jan-March 1904 at Wrekenton, Co Durham
p.22.214.171.124.7.11.3 Thomas Pallister Ridley born August 15th, 1910 at Low Fell, Co Durham; died July-September 1975 at Isle of Wight, Hampshire