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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
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  Charles John Morice
Birth Monday, 27 May 1850 at 30 Gloucester Terrace, Hyde Park, Middlesex [below left] [registered in Kensington, June 1850]. Eldest of nine children.
notes: 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.
Baptism 27 June 1850 at St. John's Church, Paddington.
Gloucester Terrace in Hyde Park

According to the 1851 census, Charles John is an only child to Charles Walter and Sophia (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.

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.

Not found on the 1881 census, however, his daughter, Muriel Rose, was born later in the year on 24 October at 11 Golden Square in Westminster. Charles was now a stockbroker.

First marriage to Rebecca Gould, also called Garnett, in 1881 [no registration found].

Not found on the 1891 census, but he did have a son in 1893, William Charles, born in London.
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 Turvy in 1902 [registered in Dublin South, December 1902].
Notes His daughter, Muriel Rose, married on 10 March 1904, the marriage certificate states that her father is Charles John Morice, who has also signed the certificate. Her mother was stated as being 'Rebecca Morice (late Gould formerly Garnett)'!. She was marrying Dr Henry Edward Worthington.

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. By 1932, had an address at 52 Boundary Road in Hampstead.

Death Friday, 17 June 1932 at 52 Boundary Road, Hampstead, London, aged 82 years 21 days [registered in Hampstead, June 1932]. His address was stated as being 65 Gresham House on Old Broad Street in London.
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].
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 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away venue
Friendly match
1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

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