Grace Howland

1821–1881 (Age 59)
Dalby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Grace

When Grace Howland was born on 23 September 1821, in Dalby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Howland, was 50 and her mother, Sarah Kilvington, was 33. She married William Dale on 1 June 1845, in Holy Trinity King's Square, York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. In 1841, at the age of 20, her occupation is listed as in the 1841 census she is listed as a female servant, living some 8 miles from her family home, with a family whose father is listed as a farmer and an innkeeper. it is probable that she was helping at the inn. in Thornton-le-Clay, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She died after 1881, in Sheriff Hutton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Grace Howland
William Dale
Marriage: 1 June 1845
Edmund Dale
Elizabeth Ann Dale
Joan Margaret Dale
Margaret Dale
Priscilla Dale
Sarah Dale
William Dale

Spouse & Children

  • Female1821–1881Female

  • William Dale


1 June 1845
Holy Trinity King's Square, York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


  • Edmund Dale


  • Elizabeth Ann Dale


  • Joan Margaret Dale


  • Margaret Dale


  • Priscilla Dale


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 12

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 22

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Holland 1.2 Americanized form of Norwegian Hovland .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Grace Dale in household of William Dale, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Grace Dale, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Grace Dale in household of William Dale, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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