Richard Morris

1811–
Holme Lacy, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Morris was born on 18 May 1811, in Holme Lacy, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Morris, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Usher, was 31. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Esther Baker Morris.

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Family Time Line

Richard Morris
1811–
Esther Baker Morris
1818–
Benjamin Baker Morris
1843–1912
Elizabeth H. Morris
Henry Richard Morris
1846–1899

Spouse & Children

children

(3)

  • Benjamin Baker Morris

    Male1843–1912Male

  • Henry Richard Morris

    Male1846–1899Male

  • Elizabeth H. Morris

    FemaleFemale

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

  • Richard Morris

    Male1802–Male

  • Mary Morris

    Female1805–1889Female

  • Cicily Morris

    Female1805–Female

  • Eliza Morris

    Female1805–Female

  • James Morris

    Male1807–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1815

Age 4

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 22

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.
1843

Age 32

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).

Possible Related Names

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

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