John Boyce1

#45875, b. 1786, d. March 1872
  • Father: John Boyce1 b. 1760
  • Mother: Mary Woodrow1

Individual's Timeline

Christening1786John Boyce1
Marriagebefore 1811John Boyce
Marriage of Son13 June 1848William Boyce2
Death21 February 1872John Boyce
Death RegMarch 1872John Boyce3
Probate15 April 1872John Boyce4

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: John was a publican.

Census details

  • John was named first in the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841. Others in the house included Sarah (?), William Boyce, Amelia Boyce, Betsy Boyce and Emma Boyce, but no relationships were recorded in this census. The address was Church End, Finchley, Barnet, Greater London, England. He was aged 55 years.
  • In the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851, John was the head of the household. The address was King of Prussia Inn, Ballard's Lane, Finchley, Barnet, Greater London, England. He was with a wife, Sarah, born in Finchley, and 2 daughters also born in Finchley, and a granddaughter born in Hendon.
  • In the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1871, John was the head of the household. The address was Finchley, Barnet, England. His children Amelia and Emma were living with him, along with a granddaughter Catherine BARRON b 1846 in Hendon.
Some aspects of John Boyce's life. This pub is Ye Old King of Prussia, 13 The Broadway, Regents Park Road,Church End, Finchley N3. In 1894 Herbert Henry BOYCE was the publican, and in 1899 a John was. Not this one obviously. In a separate listing, from the Essex, Herts, Kent & Sussex 1855 Publican Directory, John was shown as the publican in 1855. He was still there in 1874.

Children of John Boyce and Sarah (?)

  • William Boyce b. 1812, d. 25 Mar 1884
  • Amelia Boyce b. 1818, d. Dec 1891
  • James Boyce5 b. 1819, d. Mar 1906
  • Betsy Boyce b. c 1821, d. Dec 1901
  • Emma Boyce b. 1825, d. Mar 1898
  • Henry Boyce b. 1826


  1. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Great Yarmouth
    Church     St. Nicholas
    BaptismDate     * * 1786
    Forename     John
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     John
    MotherForename     Mary
    FatherSurname     BOYCE
    MotherSurname     WOODROW
    FileNumber     15077.
  2. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Great Yarmouth
    Church     St Nicholas
    RegisterNumber     244
    MarriageDate     13 Jun 1848
    GroomForename     William
    GroomSurname     BOYCE
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     Publican
    GroomAbode     Hemsby
    BrideForename     Matilda Ditcham
    BrideSurname     GEORGE
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    BrideAbode     Great Yarmouth
    GroomFatherForename     John
    GroomFatherSurname     BOYCE
    GroomFatherOccupation     Publican
    BrideFatherForename     Edward
    BrideFatherSurname     GEORGE
    BrideFatherOccupation     Fish Merchant
    WitnessOneForename     Harriet
    WitnessOneSurname     FULK
    WitnessTwoForename     June
    WitnessTwoSurname     GEORGE
    Notes     Lic
    FileNumber     18907.
  3. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, BOYCE      John      86      Barnet      3a     98.
  4. Website ( "
    England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about John Boyce
    Name:      John Boyce
    Probate Date:      21 Feb 1872
    Death Date:      8 Feb 1872
    Death Place:      Middlesex, England
    Registry:      Principal Registry."
  5. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, Boyce      James      85      Woodbridge      4a     616.