Ada Stone was the thirteenth child of John Stone & Mary Haywood born August 7th, 1880 at Salford, Lancs.
In 1881 Ada, 7 months old, was living at 52 Borough St, Pendleton with her parents & brothers & sisters.
Ada was still living at home in 1891, now 29 Alderson St, Pendleton where her father was a fried fish dealer. She had 5 sisters & 1 brother still at home.
On November 14th, 1897 Ada married Harry Wardley at Christ Church, Salford. Ada was a shop assistant & Harry was an iron turner. Witnesses at the wedding were Robert John Littler, Ada’s brother-in-law, and Alice Stone, Ada’s sister. Ada gave her age at marriage as 19. Harry Munro Wardley was born in Broughton, Lancs in Oct-December 1877, the son of Sarah Hulme & John Wardley, salesman.
In 1901 Ada & Harry were living at 4 Alpha St, Pendleton & Harry was still an iron turner. They had a 5 month old son, Arthur. Also living with them at the time of the census were Ada’s sisters, Alice, a cotton weaver, & Clara, a polish cotton winder.
By 1911 Ada & Harry had moved to 15 Bulteel St, Swinton, Worsley, Lancs & Harry had the same profession. It was noted on the census that they had had 5 children, only 3 of whom were still alive, Arthur (10), Miriam (7) & Harry (3).
Harry, aged 36, died in July-September 1914 at Barton-upon-Irwell, Lancs.
The 1939 register shows Ada living at 40 Keswick Grove, Salford with son Harry, a foreman dyer of cotton hanks, & his wife Nora.
Ada, aged 61, died in Oct-December 1941 at Salford, Lancs.
The children of Ada Stone & Harry Munro Wardley were:
st.184.108.40.206 Clara Wardley born Jan-March 1898 at Pendleton; died Jan-March 1898 at Pendleton
st.220.127.116.11 Ruth Stone born July-September 1899 at Pendleton; died July-September 1899 at Pendleton
st.18.104.22.168 Arthur Wardley born October 15th, 1900 at Pendleton; died Jan-March 1971 at Barton, Lancs
st.22.214.171.124 Miriam Wardley christened November 4th, 1903 at St George’s, Charlestown, Salford
st.126.96.36.199 John William Wardley born Jan-March 1904 at Pendleton; died April-June 1904 at Pendleton
st.188.8.131.52 Harry Wardley born December 31st, 1907 & christened January 23rd, 1908 at St Thomas’ Pendleton, Lancs; died September 1988 at Salford, Lancs
st.184.108.40.206 Ethel Wardley born June 10th, 1912 & christened July 10th, 1912 at St Peter’s, Swinton