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Alice Jane (Taylor) Uttley (1884 - 1976)

Alice Jane "Alison" Uttley formerly Taylor
Born in Cromford, Derbyshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1911 in Paddington Registration District, London, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died at age 91 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Jun 2018
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creator of "Little Grey Rabbit" and "The Country Child"


Alice's birth was registered in the Jan-Feb-Mar quarter of 1885 in the Bakewell district.[1] parents: Henry and Hannah Taylor

baptised 25 January 1885 Cromford, Derbyshire, England [2]

1901 Census of England and Wales: Matlock, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom [3]
Name Relation Status Sex Age Occupation Birth Place
Henry Taylor Head Married M 61 Farmer Matlock, Derbyshire
Hannah Taylor Wife Married F 49 Derby, Derbyshire
Alice J Taylor Daughter Single F 16 Matlock, Derbyshire
Henry Taylor Son M 13 Matlock, Derbyshire
Janet Rowland Servant Single F 23 Servant (domestic) Shottle, Derbyshire
John Cauldwall Servant Single M 16 Farm Servant (general Help) Stonebroom, Derbyshire

Alice married James Arthur Uttley in 1911. [4]


For a complete bibliography, please see freespace page

  • "Grey Rabbit" books
    • The Squirrel, the Hare and the Little Grey Rabbit (1929)
    • How Little Grey Rabbit Got Back Her Tail (1930)
    • The Great Adventure of Hare (1931)
    • The Story of Fuzzypeg the Hedgehog (1932)
    • Squirrel Goes Skating (1934)
    • Wise Owl's Story (1935)
    • Little Grey Rabbit's Party (1936)
    • The Knot Squirrel Tied (1937)
    • Fuzzypeg Goes to School (1938)
    • Little Grey Rabbit's Christmas (1939)
    • My Little Grey Rabbit Painting Book (1940)
    • Moldy Warp the Mole (1940)
    • Hare Joins the Home Guard (1942)
    • Little Grey Rabbit's Washing-Day (1942)
    • Water-Rat's Picnic (1943)
    • Little Grey Rabbit's Birthday (1944)
    • The Speckledy Hen (1945)
    • Little Grey Rabbit to the Rescue (play; 1946)
    • Little Grey Rabbit and the Weasels (1947)
    • Little Grey Rabbit and the Wandering Hedgehog (1948)
    • Little Grey Rabbit Makes Lace (1950)
    • Hare and the Easter Eggs (1952)
    • Little Grey Rabbit's Valentine (1953)
    • Little Grey Rabbit Goes to the Sea (1954)
    • Hare and Guy Fawkes (1956)
    • Little Grey Rabbit's Paint-Box (1958)
    • Little Grey Rabbit Finds a Shoe (1960)
    • Little Grey Rabbit and the Circus (1961)
    • Three Little Grey Rabbit Plays ("The Grey Rabbit's Hospital", "The Robber" and "A Christmas Story"; 1961)
    • Grey Rabbit's May Day (1963)
    • Hare Goes Shopping (1965)
    • Little Grey Rabbit's Pancake Day (1967)
    • Little Grey Rabbit Goes to the North Pole (1970)
    • Fuzzypeg's Brother (1971)
    • Little Grey Rabbit's Spring Cleaning Party (1972)
    • Little Grey Rabbit and the Snow-Baby (1973)
    • Hare and the Rainbow (1975)

Alison's death was registered in the Apr-May-Jun quarter of 1976 in the WYCOMBE district.[5]


  1. Birth Registration: "England & Wales General Register Office"
    GRO Online Indexes - Birth (accessed 28 February 2022)
    Taylor, Alice Jane (Mother's maiden name: Dickens).
    GRO Reference: 1885 Jan-Feb-Mar in Bakewell Volume 07B Page 809.
  2. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Alice Jane Taylor, 17 Dec 1884); citing item 2 p 20, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,751,993.
  3. 1901 Census: "England and Wales Census, 1901"
    Citing Matlock subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
    FamilySearch (accessed 28 February 2022)
    FindMyPast Image
    Alice J Taylor (16), single daughter, in household of Henry Taylor (61) in Bakewell registration district. Born in Matlock, Derbyshire.
  4. England & Wales marriage registration: Paddington [district], Volume 1a, Page 281, September quarter 1911
  5. Death Registration: "England & Wales Death Index"
    FreeBMD Entry Information (accessed 28 February 2022)
    Uttley, Alison (Date of birth: 17 DE 1884).
    GRO Reference: 1976 Apr-May-Jun in Wycombe Volume 19 Page 1168.

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