Richard Morris

1842–Male
Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Morris was born in 1842, in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Morris, was 40 and his mother, Ann Rees, was 40. He married Esther Hopkins on 10 April 1870, in Cadoxton Juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Richard Morris
1842–
Esther Hopkins
1843–
Marriage: 10 April 1870

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–Male

    Esther Hopkins

    Female1843–Female

MARRIAGE
10 April 1870
Cadoxton Juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1843

Age 1

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

Age 8

Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
1884

Age 42

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, Latin Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus ( see Moore ). This was the name of several early Christian saints. In some cases it may be a nickname of the same derivation for someone with a swarthy complexion.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa ( see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Morris, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Richard Morris, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Richard Morris in household of Ann Morris, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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