'What's all the fuss about' says Derbyshire woman celebrating her 104th birthday

Life-long Amber Valley resident Ada Daniel has celebrated her 104th birthday surrounded by family and friends.

Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 4:30 pm
Ada celebrates her 104th birthday.

Ada was born in Ambergate and had six siblings.

She went to Ambergate School and worked on Lawn Farm as a land girl where she met her husband Percy Douglas Daniel.

They married on May 17, 1944. The couple bought a cottage on Street Lane, Ripley, where Ada became a keen gardener. Ada’s husband died aged 73 but she continued to live alone.

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She walked every Friday into Ripley until she was 97.

She moved to Codnor Park residential home after living independently until the age of 103.

Ada said “I have had a lovely birthday and can’t believe everyone has made made such an fuss I’m only 104”

Ada is photographed with carer Gladys Johnson.