Richard Morris

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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Richard Morris
Esther Hopkins
Marriage: 10 April 1870

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    Esther Hopkins


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

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World Events (8)


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.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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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