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Grandfather-Charles Grice

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Malcolm Report 12 Nov 2012 21:35

I am seeking information about my grandfather Charles Grice.He was born in manchester in 1890 and had an older brother called John,the fathers name was William Henry Grice.In the early 1890's the family moved to Leeds.By 1911 he had two more brothers and three sisters,their names-Robert and Arthur,Mary Ellen,Catherine and Elsie.
I would like information about my grandfather and his family from 1911 to 1925 when he married my grandmother,I know that he served as a soldier some time during this period.


patchem Report 12 Nov 2012 21:45

Name: Charles Grice
Birth: abt 1889
Military: 1917
Residence: 24 Campton Crescent, Harehills, Leeds

Charles Grice
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1889
Age at enlistment: 28
Document Year: 1917
Regimental Number: 210554
Regiment Name: Labour Corps
Number of images: 10

No, this one has a wife, Jane.


alviegal Report 12 Nov 2012 21:51

For ref.

1911 census transcription details for: 14 Perseverance Street Wortley Leeds
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National Archive Reference:

RG14PN26871 RG78PN1545 RD499 SD3 ED1 SN31
Reg. District: Bramley
Sub District: Wortley
Parish: Armley and Bramley
Enum. District: 1
Address: 14 Perseverance Street Wortley Leeds
County: Yorkshire (West riding)
Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
GRICE, William Henry Head Married M 51 1860 Iron Moulders General Labourer Manchester Lancs
GRICE, Hannah Wife Married
27 years F 46 1865 Kendal Westmorland
GRICE, Robert Son Single M 16 1895 Dyers Appretice Leeds Yorks
GRICE, Mary Ellen Daughter Single F 13 1898 Clothing Machinist Leeds Yorks
GRICE, Catherine A Daughter F 10 1901 School Leeds Yorks
GRICE, Elsie Daughter F 7 1904 School Leeds Yorks
GRICE, Arthur Son M 1 1910 Leeds Yorks

10 children born, 7 still living.


alviegal Report 12 Nov 2012 21:52

Might this be him? Did he have a middle name?

1911 census transcription details for: 1 Bn Duke Of Wellington's West Riding Regt, 1ST BATTALION DUKE OF WELLINGTONS (WEST RIDING) REGIMENT, AMBALA, PUNJAB, INDIA
Military details: Private
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National Archive Reference:

RG14PN34989 RD641 SD14 ED13 SN9999
Reg. District:
Sub District:
Enum. District: 13
Address: Ambala India
County: Overseas military
Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
GRICE, Charles Arthur Single ? 23 1888 Lancs Manchester


SylviaInCanada Report 12 Nov 2012 21:52

yes, there are TWO Charles Grice, one born 1889 and one born 1890

Both born in Lancashire, and both apparently moving to Leeds at about the same time.

They must be cousins!!


SylviaInCanada Report 12 Nov 2012 21:55

A Public Family Tree has Malcolm's grandfather as follows:-

Charles A. Arthur Grice
Birth: 16 Mar 1890 - Lancs (Lancashire)
Death: 24 Mar 1972 - Leeds, Yorkshire
Marriage: 21 Nov 1925 - Leeds, Yorks (Yorkshire)
Spouse: Beatrice Wade
F: William H. Henry Grice

M: Hannah Arthur

The "other" Charles Grice from another tree is .................

Charles Grice
Birth: 1889 - Lancashire

F: Robert Grice

M: Ada Hutty



SylviaInCanada Report 12 Nov 2012 22:12

just out of interest ...........................


"England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910," Charles Arthur Grice, 1890

name: Charles Arthur Grice
event: Christening
event date: 26 Mar 1890
event place: St Peter Oldham Road, Manchester, Lancashire, England
marital status:
estimated birth year:
father: William Henry Grice
mother: Hannah Grice
spouse's age:
spouse's estimated birth year:
spouse's marital status:
spouse's father:
spouse's mother:
film number: 2357638
digital folder number: 004497846
image number: 00481
Citing this Record

"England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 Nov 2012), Charles Arthur Grice, 1890.



Reggie Report 12 Nov 2012 23:15

The only info between 1911 and 1925 will be WW1 service records and the 1921 census

The former will be on Ancestry - if they are among the 30% which survived enemy action in WW2.

The latter will be not be available until 2022 - if ever


Reggie Report 12 Nov 2012 23:17

Lancashire Birth indexes for the years: 1890
Surname Forename(s) Sub-District Registers At Mother's Maiden Name Reference
GRICE Charles A Ancoats Manchester ANC/215/70


Reggie Report 12 Nov 2012 23:21

Marriages Dec 1925 (>99%)
Grice Charles A Wade Bramley 9b 565
Wade Beatrice Grice Bramley 9b 565


Vicci Report 13 Nov 2012 03:12

on find my past
British Army Service Records 1760-1915
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First name(s): Charles Arthur
Last name: GRICE
Calculated year of birth: 1887
Parish of birth: Ancoats
Town of birth: Manchester
County of birth: Lancashire
Age at attestation: 18 years 7 months
Attestation date: 14 September 1905
Attestation corps: 3RD W RIDING REGT
Attestation soldier number: 8341
Discharge rank:
Discharge corps: Duke Of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) - 33rd & 76th Foot
Discharge soldier number:
The National Archives reference: WO96 / 618 / 3


Vicci Report 13 Nov 2012 03:21

west yorkshire records on ancestry
Name: Charles Arthur Grice
Birth Year: abt 1890
Marriage or Bann Date: 21 Nov 1925
Parish: Wortley, St John the Evangelist
Father's Name: Wiliam Henry Grice
Spouse's Name: Beatrice Wade
Spouse's Father's Name: James Arthur Wade

occupation engineer's labourer
address 14 Perserverance Street