Joseph Morley

Brassington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Morley was born in 1852, in Brassington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Morley, was 31 and his mother, Mary Millward, was 30.

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Joseph Morley
Mary Millward
Ann Morley
Tom William Morley
Joseph Morley
Mary Morley
Catherine Morley
Henrietta Morley
John Morley
Lillian Morley

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 2
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 28
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
Age 32
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Morley (for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Norfolk, and Yorkshire), or Moreleigh in Devon, all of which are named from Old English mōr ‘moor’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.Irish (Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murghaile ‘descendant of Murghal’, a personal name based on muir ‘sea’ + gal ‘valour’.Irish (Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murthuile ‘descendant of Murthuile’, a personal name derived from muir ‘sea’ + tuile ‘tide’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Morley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Morley, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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