Sarah Ann Morris

Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Morris was born in 1831, in Brighton, Sussex, England, her father, Joshua Henry Morris, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Evans, was 26. She married David Stunt on 7 June 1852, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom for about 50 years.

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Family Time Line

David Stunt
Sarah Ann Morris
Marriage: 7 June 1852
Eliza Stunt
Joseph Norris Stunt
Alice Rebecca Stunt
Albert Harry Stunt
Minnie Stunt
Ernest Edward Stunt
Alfred William Stunt

Spouse and Children

7 June 1852
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom


    Eliza Stunt


    Joseph Norris Stunt


    Alice Rebecca Stunt


    Albert Harry Stunt


    Minnie Stunt


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 2

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 49

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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

  • Sarah A Stunt, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah Stunt in household of David Stunt, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Ann Stunt in household of David Stunt, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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