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  • ID: I1160
  • Name: Edward Royds RICE of Dane Court 1
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 07 AUG 2016
  • Birth: 25 APR 1790 in Dover, Kent
  • Note: Youngest son. Baptised 8 September 1790 at St Mary the Virgin, Dover. 2 3 4
  • Education: Rice, Edward Royd, s. Henry, of Dover, Kent, arm. ST. JOHN'S COLL., matric. 9 Dec., 1808, aged 18; B.A from WORCESTER COLL., 1813, M.A. 1815, D.L. Kent, high sheriff 1830, M.P. Dover 1837-57, died 27 Nov., 1878, father of John M. 1842. 1808 3
  • Note: His mother, Sarah, retired as second partner in the family bank in 1811, and Edward took over as third partner. Latham, Rice & Co. kept a fleet of small fast ships for trading across the English Channel. 5
  • Note: MP for Dover, elected three times to sit with the Whigs, from 25 July 1837 to 28 March 1857; Magistrate and Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Kent; High Sheriff in 1830. 6 7
  • Census: 07 JUN 1841 8
  • Census: 30 MAR 1851 2
  • Census: 07 APR 1861 9
  • Census: 02 APR 1871 10
  • Death: 27 NOV 1878
  • Note:
    Edward was buried in the churchyard at Tilmanstone.
    From the Probate Calendar:
    21 December (1878). The Will with eleven Codicils of Edward Royds Rice late of Dane Court in the Parish of Tilmanstone in the County of Kent Esquire who died 27 November 1878 at Dane Court was proved at the Principal Registry by Edward Bridges Rice of Bishop's Waltham in the County of Southampton a Vice-Admiral in the Royal Navy the Son and the Reverend Sir John Robert Laurie Emilius Bayley of 14 Hyde-Park-street in the County of Middlesex Clerk a Baronet [son-in-law] the surviving Executors.
    Personal Estate under 30,000.
    11 6 12

    Father: Henry RICE of Bramling, near Canterbury, Kent b: ABT 1740
    Mother: Sarah SAMSON

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth KNIGHT b: 27 JAN 1800
    • Married: 06 OCT 1818
    • Note: They first met in Paris, in 1817; Elizabeth's brother George was a friend of his, and introduced them. 6
    1. Has Children Edward Bridges RICE KCB b: 30 OCT 1819
    2. Has Children Fanny Margaretta RICE b: 07 NOV 1820
    3. Has No Children Henry RICE 72nd Regt of Foot b: 26 NOV 1821
    4. Has No Children John Morland RICE Rector of Bramber cum Botolph, Sussex b: 31 JAN 1823 in Godmersham Park, Kent
    5. Has No Children Elizabeth Louisa RICE b: 1824
    6. Has Children Marianne Sophia RICE b: 20 FEB 1825
    7. Has No Children George William RICE RN b: 10 AUG 1827
    8. Has Children Charles Augustus RICE Royal Engineers b: ABT 1828 in Kent
    9. Has Children Cecil RICE 72nd Highlanders b: 28 FEB 1831 in Dane Court, Tilmanstone, Kent
    10. Has No Children Caroline Cassandra RICE b: 1835 in Tilmanstone, Kent
    11. Has No Children Walter Brook RICE Royal Artillery b: 20 MAR 1837
    12. Has No Children Arthur RICE 72nd Regt of Foot b: 12 APR 1838
    13. Has Children Ernest RICE KCB b: 1840
    14. Has Children Florence Mary RICE b: 1841
    15. Has No Children Lionel Knight RICE b: 17 APR 1844

    1. Title: Jane Austen's Family, Through Five Generations
      Abbrev: Maggie Lane
      Author: Maggie Lane
      Publication: Robert Hale, London, 1984
    2. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1851 HO107/1631 Folio 476 Eastry - Sandwich Dist 6 Tilmanstone
      Page 21 Sched 79 Dane Court
      Edward R Rice Head Mar 59 Magistrate & M. Parliament Kent Dover
      Eliza Louisa Rice Dau U 26 Kent Tilmanstone
      Maryanne Sophia Rice Dau U 25 Kent Tilmanstone
      Caroline Cassandra Rice Dau U 21 Kent Tilmanstone
      Florence Mary Rice Dau U 10 Kent Tilmanstone
      Lionel Knight Rice Son 6 Kent Tilmanstone
      >10 servants>
    3. Title: Alumni Oxonienses: The Members of the University of Oxford1500-1714 and 1715-1886
      Abbrev: Oxford Alumni
      Author: Compiler: Joseph Foster
      Publication: Parker & Co, Oxford
    4. Title: Parish Record
      Abbrev: Parish Record
      Page: St Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent
    5. Title: Book
      Abbrev: Book
      Page: Women Who Made Money - Women Who Were Partners in British Private Banks 1752-1906
      Margaret Dawes and Nesta Selwyn
      Trafford www.trafford.com
    6. Title: Akin To Jane
      Abbrev: Akin to Jane
      Author: Compiler: Joan Corder
      Publication: Manuscript, private circulation, March 1953
    7. Title: Website
      Abbrev: Website
      Page: http://www.dover.uk.com/politics/members-of-parliament/
    8. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1841 HO107/739 Book 1 Folio 12 St Martin-in-the-Fields - Charing Cross
      Page 16 Suffolk Street [Possibly a hotel, or lodgings - no differentiation of addresses, and no servants listed.]
      Edward Rice MP 55 Ind. N[ot born in Middlesex]
      Mrs Rice 45 N
      Miss Rice 20 N
    9. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1861 RG9/542 Folio 51 Eastry - Eythorn Dist 4 Tilmanstone
      Page 18 Sched 89 Dane Court Mansion
      Edward Royds Rice Head Mar 70 Landowner & Magistrate Kent Dover
      Elizabeth Rice Wife Mar 61 Kent Godmersham
      Louisa Rice Dau Unm 36 Kent Dane Court
      Charles Augustus Rice Son Unm 32 Captain Royal Engineers Kent Godmersham
      Cecil Rice Son Unm 30 Major 72nd Regt Kent Dane Court
      Caroline C Rice Dau Unm 25 Kent Dane Court
      Walter Brook Rice Son Unm 24 Lieut Royal Artillery Kent Dane Court
      Florence Mary Rice Dau Unm 20 Kent Dane Court
      Walter H Campion Visitor Unm 25 Capt 72nd Regt Hants Itchen Abbotts
      Mary Georgina Campion Visitor Unm 27 Landowner's Daughter Hants Itchen Abbotts
      >13 servants>
    10. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1871 RG10/1002 Folio 48 Eastry - Eythorn Dist 4 Tilmanstone
      Page 18 Upper Street Sched 91 Dane Court House
      Edward R Rice Head Mar 80 JP & Dep Lieut for Kent & Landowner Kent Dover
      Elizabeth Rice Wife Mar 71 Kent Godmersham
      Elizabeth L Rice Dau Unm 46 Kent Tilmanstone
      Charles A Rice Son Unm 42 Captain Royal Engineers Kent Tilmanstone
      Lionel K Rice Son Unm 36 Grazier Queensland Kent Tilmanstone
      >14 servants>
    11. Title: Free BMD, Url: http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
      Abbrev: Free BMD
      Page: Deaths Dec 1878 Eastry 2a 551
      RICE Edward Royd 88
    12. Title: Probate
      Abbrev: Probate
      Page: England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
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