Boyce, James (1909–66), actor and broadcaster, was born on 17 March 1909 in Belfast, the oldest of three sons of Hugh Boyce, a
coachbuilder, and his wife Ellen (née Hayes), a dressmaker before marriage. The
family, who were Christian Brethren in religion, lived in Rosebury Road,…...
(1912–2002), radio producer and
playwright, was born 19 July 1912 at 9 Baskin Street, in a working-class area of
east Belfast, the first of three children (two boys
and a girl) of Robert Boyd, a fireman on steam engines and later an engine driver, and Jane