Rice family including Barbara Rice

Notes on Miss Barbara Rice

See interview tapes 180. 181 and 182

Born in Bridge Street c 1922, two rooms only.

Parents  Mother Gladys Mackenzie came from Manchester. Father (Walter?) local, died at the beginning of 1934. Mother worked in Crittall’s after that.

Residences Bridge Street. Those houses demolished? Then to Cressing Road when three years old. In two different houses there. To Mill Lane when father died in 1934. Mill Lane house condemned. Then in 1939 to Church Street for eleven years. Then to 30 Ebenezer Close in 1950 when house there was new.

Work When left school, aged 14½, to cheque office at Co-op for three years. Then British Oxygen in Braintree Road, then with British Oxygen when they moved to Ipswich in 1955, till retired..


Information from documents

1930 electoral register
56 Cressing Road. Walter Matthias Rice, Gladys Emily Rice, Alexander Bremner

 

Rice family, information provided by Barbara Rice

 

Rice family tree. Barbara's father was Walter (bottom left)
Above. Rice family tree. Barbara’s father was Walter (bottom left)

 


Obituary of Charles Rice, Essex County Chronicle, 24 November, 1911.
Above. Death of Charles Rice, Essex County Chronicle, 24 November, 1911.

Above. Obituary of William Rice, January 1919. Essex Weekly News
Above. Obituary of William Rice, January 1919. Essex Weekly News


Above. Obituaries in 1934 of Walter Rice, Barbara's father
Above. Obituaries in 1934 of Walter Rice, Barbara’s father

Above. Funeral of Dennis Rice, 1945. From Essex Weekly News.
Above. Funeral of Dennis Rice, Barbara’s cousin, 1945. From Essex Weekly News.
Above. Obituary of Charles Rice, Barbara's grandfather, 1957
Above. Obituary of Charles Rice, Barbara’s grandfather, 1957

Above. Obituary and funeral of William Rice, Barbara's uncle
Above. Obituary and funeral of William Rice, Barbara’s uncle, in 1958

 

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