James Edward GRATTAGE was born 23 November 1914. He married Barbara Ethel STACEY 31 January 1942 in Bilston District, West Midlands, England. He died 25 December 1990 in Bilston, West Midlands, England. Barbara Ethel STACEY, daughter of Louis STACEY and Sarah Ethel KNIBBS , was born 10 July 1916 in Bilston, West Midlands, England. She died 19 April 2002 in Bilston, West Midlands, England.


Children of James Edward GRATTAGE and Barbara Ethel STACEY are:
1. James Louis GRATTAGE, b. 27 May 1946 See James Louis GRATTAGE & Suzanne F LANGSHAW

Marriage Notes for James Edward GRATTAGE\Barbara Ethel STACEY:



Front row are left to right, Amy Haddock, Barbara Grattage, Gladys Cameron and Rene Walker
Back row are Douglas Haddock, Jim Grattage, Donald Cameron and Hugh (John) Walker

Jim and Barbara married in 1942, just a fortnight before he was sent to the Middle East for 3 years service in the Royal Air Force.


Notes for James Edward GRATTAGE:

Also known as: Jim

Sources for James Edward GRATTAGE:

  1. Personal Contact with Barbara Stacey,

Notes for Barbara Ethel STACEY:



Barbara and her husband Jim are the two on the left of the photo (click to enlarge). Barbara is raising a glass and Jim is standing behind her. The photograph was taken at 14 Hall ParK Street, Bilston which was the home of Barbara and Jim and before them, the home of Sarah Ethel Knibbs and her husband Louis, Barbara's parents.

Barbara died quite suddenly and unexpectedly at her home at 14 Hill Park Street, Bilston, Staffordshire, England.

Sources for Barbara Ethel STACEY:

  1. Personal Contact with Barbara Stacey,
  2. Living memory of me, Don Knibbs,