William Alfred Morris

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  • Name William Alfred Morris  [1
    Born 1831  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 27 Nov 1831  Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Little Bolton, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Little Bolton, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Chorley Street 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Little Bolton, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Little Bolton, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Engineer (Apprentice) 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Little Bolton, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    6 Pembroke Place 
    Occupation 17 Mar 1861  Little Bolton, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Engineer 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Little Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    1861: England Census for Bolton, Lancashire
    1861 England Census for Bolton, Lancashire
    RG 9 Piece 2822 Folio 94 Page 57  

    Dwelling 26 Church Street 
    Location Little Bolton, Lancashire, England 
    Source RG 9 Piece 2822 Folio 94 Page 57 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    MORRIS William A. Head 29 Mechanical Engineer Bolton, Lancashire 
    MORRIS Rosalie Wife 24  Bolton, Lancashire 
    MORRIS Ernest Horation Son  2m  Bolton, Lancashire 
    COSTAIN Catherine Servant  18 House Servant Casltetown, Isle of Man 
    1861 England Census for Little Bolton, Lancashire
    1861 England Census for Bolton, Lancashire
    RG 9 Piece 2822 Folio 94 Page 57
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Little Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mechanical Engineer 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Little Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    26 Church Street 
    Occupation 26 Jul 1863  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Engineer 
    Occupation 22 May 1869  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Engineer 
    Died 1871 
    Buried 1 Mar 1871  St. Peter, Halliwell, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I86878  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2017 

    Father William Morris
              b. 1789, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1859, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Alice Gregson
              b. Abt 1801, Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1875, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 14 May 1826  Winwick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Marriage for William MORRIS and Alice GREGSON (25263)
    Marriage for William MORRIS and Alice GREGSON (25263)
    Family ID F25263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosalie Taylor
              b. 1836, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1880, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1860 and 31 Mar 1860  Leigh, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Marriage 
    • Volume 8c, Page 193
    Married 15 Feb 1860  Leigh, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Ernest Horatio Morris
              b. 1861, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Waldemar Clarence Alfred Morris
              b. 1863, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1863, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Marcelline Morris
              b. 1869, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1874, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F25412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1831 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 27 Nov 1831 - Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Between 1 Jan 1860 and 31 Mar 1860 - Leigh, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Feb 1860 - Leigh, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Engineer - 26 Jul 1863 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Engineer - 22 May 1869 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    Baptism for William Alfred MORRIS (86878)
    Baptism for William Alfred MORRIS (86878)

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census for Little Bolton, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire (HO107 Piece 536 Book 11 Folio 29 Page 14) Alfred, 5, was with his parents William, 45, Agent, and Alice, 35, in Chorley Street, Little Bolton, Lancashire, England. With him were his sisters Mary, 10, Margaret, 5, and Frances, 5, and aunt Mary, 50. Also present was Sarah Blackburn, 20, Female Servant. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Lancashire.

      From the 1851 England Census for Little Bolton, Lancashire (HO107 Piece 2209 Folio 538 Page 17) William A., 19, Engineer (Apprentice) born Little Bolton, Lancashire, was with his aunt Mary Ann Morris, 63, Proprietor of Houses from Great Bolton, Lancashire, at No. 6, Pembroke Place, Little Bolton, Lancashire, England. With him were his parents William, 61, Agent of Property, and Alice, 49, from Bedford, Lancashire, sister Mary, 21, born Great Bolton, Lancashire, sister Margaret R., 17, born Little Bolton, Lancashire, sister Frances, 15, born Little Bolton, Lancashire, and cousin Sarah Blackburn, 34, from Lowton, Lancashire.

      From the 1861 England Census for Little Bolton, Lancashire (RG9 Piece 2822 Folio 94 Page 57) William A., 29, Mechanical Engineer, was with his wife Rosalie, 24, and son Ernest Horatio, 2 months, at 26 Church Street, Little Bolton, Lancashire, England. Also present was servant Catherine Costain, 18, House Servant from Castletown, Isle of Man.

  • Sources 
    1. [S9164] Parker/Davidson - Thorpe/Piesely Tree, Wrighting, BarbaraAncestry, (http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/14724511/), accessed 10 Nov 2014), William Alfred Morris (Reliability: 3), 10 Nov 2014.

    2. [S8568] Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915, ((http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2960&enc=1)), accessed 16 Nov 2014), Baptism of William Alfred MORRIS; 27 Nov 1831; St. Peter, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England. (Reliability: 3), 16 Nov 2014.
      Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915

      Information for William Alfred MORRIS

      Baptism Date: 27 Nov 1831
      Parish: Bolton le Moors, St Peter
      Parish as it Appears: Bolton-le-Moors
      Father's Name: William Morris
      Mother's name: Alice Morris
      Reference Number: GB127.L243/1/3/10
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&MS_AdvCB=1&db=ManchesterBaptismsCRO&rank=1&new=1&MSAV=2&msT=1&gss=angs-d&gsfn=alfred&gsfn_x=XO&gsln=morris&gsln_x=XO&msfng0=william&msfng0_x=1&msmng0=alice&msmng0_x=1&uidh=e72&pcat=34&fh=0&h=97100&recoff=12+13+34+35+46+47&ml_rpos=1

    3. [S9173] 1841 England Census for Lancashire, ( Ancestry . n.d.), (accessed 16 Nov 2014), Little Bolton, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England; HO107 Piece 536 Book 11 Folio 29 Page 14 (Reliability: 3), 16 Nov 2014.
      HO107 Piece 536 Book 11 Folio 29 Page 14

    4. [S9177] 1851 England Census for Lancashire, (n.d.), (accessed 16 Nov 2014), Little Bolton, Lancashire, England; HO107 Piece 2209 Folio 538 Page 17 (Reliability: 3), 16 Nov 2014.
      HO107 Piece 2209 Folio 538 Page 17

    5. [S8568] Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915, ((http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2960&enc=1)), accessed 21 Oct 2016), Baptism for Ernest Horatio MORRIS (86942); 17 Mar 1861: St. Peter, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England. (Reliability: 3), 21 Oct 2016.
      Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915

      Information for Ernest Horatio MORRIS

      Baptism Date: 17 Mar 1861
      Parish: Bolton le Moors, St Peter
      Parish as it Appears: Bolton-le-Moors
      Father's name: William Alfred Morris
      Mother's name: Rosalie Morris
      Reference Number: GB127.L243/1/3/25
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=ManchesterBaptismsCRO&h=1414426&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=WGC5250&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&rhSource=8912


    6. [S9176] 1861 England Census for Lancashire, (n.d.), (accessed 19 Nov 2014), 26 Church Street, Little Bolton, Lancashire, England; RG 9 Piece 2822 Folio 94 Page 57 (Reliability: 3), 19 Nov 2014.
      1861 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 19/11/2014

      RG 9 Piece 2822 Folio 94 Page 57

      Information for William A. MORRIS

      Age: 29
      Estimated Birth Year: 1832
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's Name: Rosalie Morris
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Bolton, Lancashire, England
      Civil Parish: Little Bolton
      Ecclesiastical parish: St George
      County/Island: Lancashire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Bolton
      Sub-registration district: Little Bolton
      ED, institution, or vessel: 12l
      Household schedule number: 331
      Piece: 2822
      Folio: 94
      Page Number: 57
      Household Members:
      William A MORRIS: Age 29 (1832)
      Rosalie MORRIS: Age 24 (1837)
      Ernest Horatio MORRIS: Age 2/12 (1861)
      Catherine COSTAIN: Age 10 (1851)
      RG 9 Piece 2822 Folio 94 Page 57

    7. [S8568] Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915, ((http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2960&enc=1)), accessed 21 Oct 2016), Baptism for Waldemar Clarence Alfred MORRIS (98134); 26 Jul 1863: St. Peter, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England. (Reliability: 3), 21 Oct 2016.
      Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915

      Information for Waldemar Clarence Alfred MORRIS

      Baptism Date: 26 Jul 1863
      Parish: Bolton le Moors, St Peter
      Parish as it Appears: Bolton-le-Moors
      Father's name: William Alfred Morris
      Mother's name: Rosalie Morris
      Reference Number: GB127.L243/1/3/26
      http://interactive.ancestry.co.uk/2960/40364_635001_0009-00022?pid=193129&backurl=//search.ancestry.co.uk//cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc%3DWGC5253%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26indiv%3D1%26db%3DManchesterBaptismsCRO%26gss%3Dangs-d%26new%3D1%26rank%3D1%26MS_AdvCB%3D1%26gsln%3Dmorris%26gsln_x%3D1%26msfng%3Dwil*%26msfng_x%3D1%26msmng%3Dros*%26msmng_x%3D1%26MSAV%3D2%26uidh%3De72%26pcat%3D34%26fh%3D1%26h%3D193129%26recoff%3D14%252035%252036%252047%252049%26ml_rpos%3D2&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=WGC5253&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true

    8. [S8568] Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915, ((http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2960&enc=1)), accessed 21 Oct 2016), Baptism for Marcelline MORRIS (86943); 22 May 1869: St. Peter, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England. (Reliability: 3), 21 Oct 2016.
      Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915

      Information for Marcelline MORRIS

      Baptism Date: 22 May 1869
      Parish: Bolton le Moors, St Peter
      Parish as it Appears: Bolton-le-Moors
      Father's name: William Alfred Morris
      Mother's name: Rosakie Morris
      Reference Number: GB127.L243/1/3/26
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=WGC5251&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=ManchesterBaptismsCRO&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&MS_AdvCB=1&gsfn=Marcelline&gsfn_x=NP_NN&gsln=morris&gsln_x=1&MSAV=2&uidh=e72&pcat=34&fh=0&h=196731&recoff=11%2012%2034%2047&ml_rpos=1

    9. [S9901] Parish of St. Peter's Halliwell, (http://stpetersparish.info), accessed 20 Oct 2016), Burial for William Alfred MORRIS (86878) (Reliability: 3), 20 Oct 2016.
      Extracted from the Parish of St. Peter's Halliwell website 20/10/2016
      (http://www.stpetersparish.info/parish/burialsindividual.asp?ID=63762)


      Burial Date: 13 May 1896
      Name: Frances Morris
      Age: 61
      Abode: Little Bolton
      Grave: 839 09
      Buried by: JH Coghlan Vicar
      Register: Burials 1895 - 1904 Page 10 Entry 73

    10. [S9772] Lancashire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936, ((http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2576)), accessed 18 Oct 2016), Marriage for William MORRIS and Alice GREGSON (25263); 14 May 1826: Winwick, Lancashire, England. (Reliability: 3), 18 Oct 2016.
      Lancashire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936

      Information for William MORRIS

      Gender: Male
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 14 May 1826
      Parish: Winwick, Lancashire, England
      Spouse: Alice Gregson
      Register Type: Bishop's Transcript
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=WGC5118&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=LacanshireParishMarriage&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&MS_AdvCB=1&gsfn=william&gsfn_x=1&gsln=morris&gsln_x=1&mssng=alice&mssng_x=1&MSAV=2&uidh=e72&pcat=34&fh=11&h=49392121&recoff=7%208%2026&ml_rpos=12

    11. [S8519] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 19 Nov 2014), William Alfred MORRIS + Rosalie TAYLOR; Mar 1860, Leigh, Lancashire, Volume 8c, Page 193. (Reliability: 3), 19 Nov 2014.

    12. [S9616] Lancashire OPC, ((http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/index.html)), accessed 20 Oct 2016), Marriage for William Alfred MORRIS and Rosalie TAYLOR (25412); 15 Feb 1860: St. Thomas, Leigh, Lancashire, England. (Reliability: 3), 20 Oct 2016.
      Extracted from the Lancashire OPC website 20/10/2016


      Marriage: 15 Feb 1860 St Thomas, Leigh, Lancashire, England
      William Alfred Morris - Full Age, Engineer, Bachelor, Bolton le Moors
      Rosalie Taylor - Full Age, Spinster, Bedford
      Groom's Father: William Morris, Deceased, Gentleman
      Bride's Father: John Taylor, Solicitor
      Witness: M. Parkland; Richard Taylor; Rowland Taylor; Francis Morris
      Married by Licence by: Moorhouse James
      Register: Marriages 1843 - 1886, Page 112, Entry 224
      Source: Register at Manchester Central Library
      http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/cgi-bin/search.cgi?First=rosalie&Surname=taylor&FatherFirst=&FatherSurname=&event=&location=%2C%2C&MotherFirst=&MotherSurname=&year=&period=0&SpouseFirst=&SpouseSurname=&results=full&perpage=0%2C1&WitnessFirst=&WitnessSurname=&distance=&units=miles&parish=&type=Parish&community=