Richard GRICE, ,of "Valetta", Toorak ,Victoria,Australia

Male 1858 - 1911  (53 years)


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  • Name Richard GRICE 
    Suffix ,of "Valetta", Toorak ,Victoria,Australia 
    Born 20 Apr 1858  Collingwood, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Sep 1911  Berwick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:Mornington Standard (Vic), 9 November 1911, p 2 "Mr Richard Grice, a well-known pas- toralist and sportsman, and brother of Mr Jas. Grice, of "Moondah," Frankston, died at private hospital on Wednesday. He had been ill for some time, and had been under the medical care of Dr Grant. Recently Mr Grice, who had pastoral in- terests in Gippsland, had resided at Berwick. He was a prominent member of the V.R.C. and the Melbourne Hounds. A son and two daughters survive him. There was a large and representative attendance at the funeral an Friday. Mr Richard Grice, who was well-known in this district, was a keen sportsman, and owned some good racehorses, the best of which was Hova. The Grice brothers stood to win a very big amount on Hova had he won the Melbourne Cup of 1895, but the horse, when the race looked a certainty, was beaten by the South Aus- tralian light-weighted mare, Acracia, by a neck."
    Buried 8 Sep 1911  Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, Victoria.Plot 4-647 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic. : 1872 - 1920 )Thursday 7 September 1911 "DEATH. GRICE.-On the 6th September, at Melbourne, Richard Grice, third son of the, late Richard Grice, of Melbourne, age 53 years. FUNERAL NOTICE. GRICE.--The friends of the late Richard Grice are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment the Berwick Cemetery. The funeral is appointed to leave his late residence, Berwick, Friday afternoon, 8th inst.."(The Berwick Cemetery Register incorrectly has the burial date as 13th Sep 1911.)
    Person ID I18384  Kirkpatrick Family
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2021 

    Family Louisa Jane CURRIE,   b. 18 Oct 1858, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1908, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1884  St Georges Church, East St. Kilda, Victoria , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950 (Vic. BMD Ref 4683 ) , The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Saturday 20 September 1884 p 1 Family Notices "GRICE-CURRIE .-On the 16th lnst, at St Georges Church, East St Kilda, by the Rev. Samuel Robinson, Richard, third son of the late Richard Grice, of Melbourne; to Louise Jane, second daughter of John L. Currie, of Larra. "
    Children 
     1. John Alan GRICE, ,of "Lowesdale", Corowa, New South Wales,   b. 10 Aug 1885, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1932, Corowa, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Henrietta May GRICE, ,of Mount Elephant ,Victoria,Australia,   b. 25 Aug 1889, "Valetta", Toorak, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1922, Earls Court, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     3. Annie Elinor Lula "Dodie" GRICE,   b. 2 May 1893, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1918, Twickenham, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F7525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Son of Richard Grice (1813-1882) , and Anne Lavinia Hibberson ,daughter of James Hibberson- From The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954),Friday 23 August 1844-"MARRIED. On Wednesday, the 21st instant, at St. James's Church, Sydney, Richard Grice, Esq., of Melbourne, Port Phillip, to Anne Lavinia, fourth daughter of James Hibberson, Esq., late of Bowden Hall, Derbyshire."



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