Alice Jay

about 1868–12 April 1923 (Age 55)
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

The Life of Alice

When Alice Jay was born about 1868, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, her father, Mathew Jay, was 33 and her mother, Johanna Trimnell, was 34. She married John James Richards in March 1889, in Barton Regis, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 12 April 1923, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

John James Richards
1870–1947
Alice Jay
1868–1923
Marriage: March 1889
Alice Richards
1890–
Thomas John Richards
1891–1891
Kate Richards
1893–
John James Richards
1895–1968
Arthur Richards
1898–
Laura Louisa Richards
1903–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
March 1889
Barton Regis, Gloucestershire, England
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 12

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 16

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 36

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English and French: nickname from Middle English, Old French jay(e), gai ‘jay’ (the bird), probably referring to an idle chatterer or a showy person, although the jay was also noted for its thieving habits.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Jay in household of Mathew Jay, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Alice Jay in household of Matthew Jay, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Alice Richards in entry for Alice Richards, "England, Bristol, Non-Conformist Church Records, 1777-1936"

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