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Charles Morice

Barnes FC & Harrow Chequers FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 0: A
50% successful

minutes played:


  Charles John Morice
Birth Monday, 27 May 1850 at 30 Gloucester Terrace, Hyde Park, Middlesex
  registered in Kensington April-June 1850 Paddington was in the Middlesex Registration County up until 1889.
"On the 27th inst., at Gloucester-terrace, Hyde Park, the wife of Charles W. Morice, Esq., of a son." - London Evening Standard, Thursday, 30 May 1850/London Morning Chronicle, Friday, 31 May 1850.
BaptismGloucester Terrace in Hyde Park 27 June 1850 at St. John's Church, Paddington.

According to the 1851 census, Charles John is an only child to Charles Walter and Sophia Susan (née Levien). He lives at 30 Gloucester Terrace [left] in Paddington alongside five servants, his grandmother and his aunt. His father is a stockbroker.

According to the 1861 census, Charles J. is now living at 52 Gloucester Terrace and now with two younger brothers and three younger sisters, as well as six servants.

(It appears Charles had a son, Claude Ernest Turvey, born 1870)
According to the 1871 census, Charles J. is now a Clerk in the Stock Exchange, and still living with his entire family, with an additional younger brother and seven servants, all at Feltham House, on Browell Lane, at Feltham..

First marriage to Rebecca Gould, also called Garnett, in 1881
  no registration found
Children Charles and Rebecca Morice had at least one daughter, Muriel Rose (b.24 October 1881 at 11 Golden Square, Westminster) and one son, William Charles (b.14 August 1893)
  Not found on the 1881 census, however, Charles was now a stockbroker.
(His father died 26 July 1885)

Not found on the 1891 census.
He can be found, however, on the London Electoral Registers, living at 8 De Vere Gardens in Kensington, but also 23 Old Broad Street in Kensington in 1890-1901.


Not found on the 1901 census, although his daughter, Muriel, now aged 19, was living at 11 Routh Road in Wandsworth, with her aunt and uncle, Edward Richardson.

Second marriage to Clementina Frances Turvey in 1902
  registered in Dublin South December 1902

Upon his son's entry into Harrow in 1907, Charles' address is shown on the register, as 28 Belgrave Road SW, and he is still a London Stockbroker.


According to the 1911 census, Charles John is a stockbroker, married to Clementina Frances. His son, William lives with them, as do three servants, at 28 Belgrave Road. Lived at 28 Belgrave Road from 1894 until 1919. By which time, he was also living at 93 Church Road in Richmond.
(His mother died 16 December 1916)

According to the 1921 census, Charles John is still a stockbroker for JC Morice & Co., and still married to Clementina Frances, now with two servants, at 93 Church Road in Richmond.
(Clementia Morice died 24 March 1922)

Death Friday, 17 June 1932 at 52 Boundary Road, Hampstead, London
aged 82 years 21 days registered in Hampstead April-June 1932
Probate "MORICE Charles John of 65 Gresham House Old Broad-street London died 17 June 1932 at 52 Boundary-road Hampstead Probate London 3 May to William Charles Morice captain H.M. army.
Effects £14346 4s. 5d." [2019 equivalent: £1,008,913].
Funeral Monday, 20 June 1932 in Camden
source Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] &

Playing Career

Club(s) Morice was educated at Harrow School, although he does not appear on the register to have played any form of football. However, after leaving school he joined Harrow Chequers and also the Barnes club.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Height/Weight not known
Source Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990]

England Career

Player number One of eleven who became the first players (11) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
Only match No. 1, 30 November 1872, Scotland 0 England 0, a friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow, aged 22 years 187 days.
Distinctions Purely by marriage, Morice is related to Actor Edward Fox, and therefore, actress Emilia Fox. - Morice's daughter, Muriel, married Harry Worthington, and they were grandparents to Fox, on his mother's side.
He is, however, a cousin of Percy de Paravicini.
Morice's father, Charles Walter (b.30 January 1824), is the younger brother of Valentina Antonette Sampayo Morice (b.1821). Valentina married James Prior de Paravicini on 17 July 1852―Percy was born twelve years later.

Beyond England

Member of the Stock Exchange. Served on the FA Committee 1873-77. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.179.

The Numbers
parties Appearances minutes captain
1 1 90 0 none
The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0 0 50 =0
His only match was a friendly match and at an away venue

Match History
 Clubs: Barnes F.C. & Harrow Chequers F.C. - one full appearance (90 min) F.A. Committee - one full appearance (90 min)x

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Age 22
1 1 30 November 1872 - Scotland 0 England 0
The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Partick
Fr AD   cf

the eleventh player to appear on an England teamsheet
the first player from Barnes FC to represent England
one of the first players (two) from Harrow Chequers FC to represent England