Captain William James Morris

Captain William James Morris

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  • Name William James Morris 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 1860  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Wales 
    1871: Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 32 Page 23  
    1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 32 Page 23
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Scholar 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Market Street 
    Occupation 11 Mar 1892  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Master Mariner (Merchant Service) 
    Residence 11 Mar 1892  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    2 Cliffside 
    Occupation 4 Jul 1917  Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    2nd Mate, S.S. "Stanley Hall" 
    Died 4 Jul 1917  Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I96952  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 

    Father William Morris
              b. 1831
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret James
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1856 and 30 Jun 1856  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 8b, Page 82
    Marriage Registration for Margaret JAMES (107564)
    Marriage Registration for Margaret JAMES (107564)
    Marriage Registration for William MORRIS (107540)
    Marriage Registration for William MORRIS (107540)
    Married 29 May 1856  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F31257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Morris
              b. 11 Dec 1861, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1923  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1889  Chelsea, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1889 and 30 Jun 1889  Chelsea, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 1a, Page 672
    Marriage Registration for William MORRIS (96952)
    Marriage Registration for William MORRIS (96952)
    Marriage Registration for Catherine MORRIS (96953)
    Marriage Registration for Catherine MORRIS (96953)
    Children 
     1. Reverend John William Morris
              b. 11 Mar 1892, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Jan 1945, Dalton, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     2. Cyril Morris
              b. 1896, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Annie Mary Morris
              b. 1896, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F28214  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1860 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Scholar - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Market Street - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1889 - Chelsea, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage Registration - Between 1 Apr 1889 and 30 Jun 1889 - Chelsea, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Master Mariner (Merchant Service) - 11 Mar 1892 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Cliffside - 11 Mar 1892 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William James Morris (96952)
    William James Morris (96952)
    Courtesy of Daniel Morris

    Documents
    CWGC Certificate for William James Morris (96952)
    CWGC Certificate for William James Morris (96952)

    Headstones
    Memorial for William James Morris (96952)
    Memorial for William James Morris (96952)
    Courtesy of Daniel Morris

  • Notes 
    • From the 1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire (RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 32 Page 23) William, 11, Scholar born Liverpool, Lancashire, was with his grandmother Ann, widow, 82, from Towyn, Merionethshire, in Market Street, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With him was his brother Richard, 13, Scholar born Liverpool, Lancashire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S9348] 1871 Wales Census for Merionethshire, Wales. Merionethshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7618 : n.d.), Aberdovey, folio 32, page 23; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7618 : accessed 26 Jul 2017); citing PRO RG 10/5602 (Reliability: 3), 26 Jul 2017.
      1871 Wales Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 26/7/2017


      Information for Ann MORRIS

      Age: 82
      Estimated birth year: abt 1789
      Relation: Head
      Gender: Female
      Where born: Towyn, Merionethshire, Wales
      Civil Parish: [Cefnrhosisaf]
      Ecclesiastical parish: Aberdovey
      Town: Aberdovey
      County/Island: Merionethshire
      Country: Wales
      Registration district: Machynlleth
      Sub-registration district: Pennal
      ED, institution, or vessel: 5
      Household schedule number: 111
      Piece: 5602
      Folio: 32
      Page Number: 23
      Household Members:
      Ann MORRIS: Age 82 (1789)
      Richard MORRIS: Age 13 (1858)
      William MORRIS: Age 11 (1860)
      RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 32 Page 23

    2. [S10137] Birth Certificate for John William Morris (39484), England. District Registrar., birth certificate for John William Morris, born 11 Mar 1892; Machynlleth registration district, Towyn sub-district (Reliability: 3), 1 Aug 2017.
      Courtesy of Daniel Morris

    3. [S10141] Death Certificate for William James Morris (96952), Alexandria, Egypt, death certificate FA005013 (1917), William James Morris (Reliability: 3), 4 Aug 2017.
      Courtesy of Daniel Morris

    4. [S10131] Facebook Messenger, accessed 23 Jul 2017), Daniel Morris (Reliability: 3), 23 Jul 2017.
      William James Morris and Catherine Morris were 1st cousins who married had 3 kids John William in 1892 and a set of twins Cyril and Annie Mary born in 1896

      John William and Annie Myfanwy Daniel had 2 children Meiriona (Rona) and William Stuart Daniel Morris (Stuart)

      Rona was born in 1928 in Aviemore and still resides in Moffat. She married Irving Bilton Shuttleworth born in 1932 and died (I think) in 2012/13. They divorced in the early 2000s I believe.

      William Stuart Daniel Morris was my grandfather born in Jarrow, South Shields on 7th May 1934 and died 22nd August 2015. He married Irvings younger sister Ann Irving White Shuttleworth (1934-2012) they lived the last part of their lives in Lockerbie and are buried in Dalton just outside of Lockerbie.

      They had 4 kids

      Rhonwen (b. 1957)
      John William (b. 1958)
      Ifor Rhys (b. 1965)
      Gareth Daniel (b. 1968)

      John William is my Dad

    5. [S8559] England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005, ((http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?htx=List&dbid=8753&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0)), accessed 3 Aug 2017), Marriage Registration for William MORRIS and Margaret JAMES (31257); Jun 1856; Liverpool, Lancashire; Volume 8b, Page 82. (Reliability: 3), 3 Aug 2017.

    6. [S10140] Marriage Certificate for William Morris and Margaret James (31257), England. District Registrar., marriage certificate for William Morris and Margaret James, married 29 May 1850; Liverpool registration district, Lancashire sub-district (Reliability: 3), 3 Aug 2017.
      Courtesy of Daniel Morris

    7. [S8519] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 23 Jul 2017), Marriage Registration for William MORRIS and Catherine MORRIS (28214); Jun 1889; Chelsea, London; Volume 1a, Page 672. (Reliability: 3), 23 Jul 2017.