Richard William Morris

1892–1954 (Age 62)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard William

Richard William Morris was born in 1892, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He married Ethel Yewdall in 1920, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1954, in Bucklow, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 62.

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Richard William Morris
1892–1954
Ethel Yewdall
1893–1970
Marriage: 1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1920
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

World Events (3)

1908

Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 22

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1939 · Operation Pied Piper Began

Age 47

On September 1, 1939, Operation Pied Piper started in Manchester. In an attempt to keep children safe from air raids during WWII, millions of children were removed from their homes and placed with otehr people in the countryside for their safety.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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