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Arthur Joyce                                         1862-1911
Arthur was born about 1862, the son of John Barnett Joyce and Ellen Roberta Judd, at Bradford, Yorkshire. Note that the Joyce family is still world famous for making turret clocks.
Jessie Powell                                         1866-1959
Jessie was born on 14 July 1866, the daughter of Augustus Toplady Powell and Harriet Evans, at New Cross, London.
I have identified the following children.
Dorothy Born abt 1888   Whitchurch, Shropshire Married Percy Herbert Wright
Winifred Born abt 1889   Whitchurch, Shropshire  
John Barnett Born abt 1890   Whitchurch, Shropshire  
Arthur Bernard Born abt 1891   Whitchurch, Shropshire  
Norman Born abt 1891   Whitchurch, Shropshire  
Horace William Born abt 1900   Whitchurch, Shropshire  
James Born abt 1904   Whitchurch, Shropshire Died in Infancy

Birth of Parents
Arthur Joyce b: abt 1862               Bradford, Yorkshire       1862 2Q Bradford YK 9b 151
son of John Barnett Joyce and Ellen Roberta Judd

Jessie Powell b: 14 Jul 1866  c: 10 Aug 1866       St Paul Deptford, Lewisham       1866 3Q Greenwich 1d 639
daughter of Augustus Toplady Powell and Harriet Evans, 259 New Cross Road

Marriage
13 Apr 1887
Arthur Joyce
Jessie Powell
St. George, Perry-hill, Lewisham, Kemt       1887 2Q Lewisham 1d 1501

Children
Dorothy Joyce b: abt 1888               Whitchurch, Shropshire             1888 2Q Whitchurch S 6a 736
daughter of Arthur Joyce and Jessie Powell
Winifred Joyce b: abt 1889               Whitchurch, Shropshire             1889 3Q Whitchurch S 6a 707
daughter of Arthur Joyce and Jessie Powell
John Barnett Joyce b: abt 1890               Whitchurch, Shropshire             1890 3Q Whitchurch S 6a 703
son of Arthur Joyce and Jessie Powell

1891 Census RG12-2125 6 April 1891 Whitchurch, Shropshire
29 Chester Road
Arthur Joyce
Jessie (Wife)
Dorothy
Winifred
John B.
Plus 2 Servants
Age 28
Age 23
Age 3
Age 1
Age 8 Mo.
Turret Clock Manufacturer Bradford
New Cross
Whitchurch
Whitchurch
Whitchurch
Yorkshire
London
Salop
Salop
Salop
abt 1862
14 Jul 1866
abt 1888
abt 1889
abt 1890

Arthur Bernard Joyce b: abt 1891               Whitchurch, Shropshire             1891 4Q Whitchurch S 6a 696
twin son of Arthur Joyce and Jessie Powell
Norman Joyce b: abt 1891               Whitchurch, Shropshire             1891 4Q Whitchurch S 6a 696a
twin son of Arthur Joyce and Jessie Powell
Horace William Joyce b: abt 1900               Whitchurch, Shropshire             1900 4Q Whitchurch S 6a 677
son of Arthur Joyce and Jessie Powell

1901 Census RG13-2555 1 April 1901 Whitchurch, Salop
40 High Street
Arthur Joyce
Jessie (Wife)
Dorothy
Winifred
Arthur
Norman
Horace
Age 38
Age 31
Age 13
Age 11
Age 9
Age 9
Age 6 Mo.
Turret Clock Maker Bradford

Whitchurch
Whitchurch
Whitchurch
Whitchurch
Whitchurch
Yorkshire
London
Salop
Salop
Salop
Salop
Salop
abt 1862
14 Jul 1866
abt 1888
abt 1889
abt 1891
abt 1891
abt 1900

James Joyce b: abt 1894               Whitchurch, Shropshire             1894 1Q Whitchurch S 6a 714
son of Arthur Joyce and Jessie Powell              Died 1904 1Q Whitchurch S 6a 566

The Times, Saturday, May 1, 1909           DIVORCE COURT
JOYCE VS JOYCE
. . . . There would accordingly be a decree nisi with costs, and the petitioner would have the custody, as asked for, of her daughter Dorothy and of her son Horace.

1911 Census RG14-136 3 April 1911 Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire
The Beeches, Chester Road
Arthur Joyce (Divorced)
John Barnett (Son)
Arthur (Son)
Norman (Son)
Plus 1 Servant
Age 48
Age 20
Age 19
Age 19
Clock Maker
Clock Maker
Clock Maker
Clock Maker
Bradford
Whitchurch
Whitchurch
Whitchurch
Yorkshire
Salop
Salop
Salop
abt 1862
abt 1890
abt 1891
abt 1891

1911 Census RG14-88 3 April 1911 Colwich, Staffordshire
Great Haywood
Jessie Joyce
Winifred (Dau)
Horace William (Son)
Plus 2 Boarders
Age 45
Age 21
Age 10
New Cross
Whitchurch
Whitchurch
London
Salop
Salop
14 Jul 1866
abt 1889
abt 1900
Record indicates she had 7 children, of which 6 are still alive.

Death
Arthur Joyce Died 29 Jul 1911

SHREWSBURY   14 Sep1911                         Probate
JOYCE, Arthur, of Whitchurch, Shropshire, Turret Clock Manufacturer, died 29 July 1911, Probate, Shrewsbury, 14 September, to James Meymott Etches, solicitor, and George Dingwall McLennon, bank manager.
  Effects £4,772 0s. 5d.

Death
Jessie (Powell) Joyce abt 1959, Age 93,       1959 1Q Whitchurch 9a 331