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Who rules at the green mound of Cruachan."
During the Tudor period they intermarried frequently with
the Geraklines of Kildare; they took part in the rebellion of
Earl Thomas, 1534; and in 1535, Brian O'Connor, Chieftain of
the clan, preserved Gerald, the 11th Earl, from death, when
he was being hunted down by Henry VIII. From this time
forward the O'Connors of Offaley became objects of the jealousy
of the Tudor monarchs ; and as their possessions lay along
the frontiers of the Pale, they were exposed to the brunt of
repeated invasions. In 1454, Bellingham seized their terri-
tories, and Offaley was changed into the King's County ; but
until the close of the IGth century they retained a shadow of
their former state, and occupied a part of their ancient patri-
mony. At length, afteratediousgtruggle with the Lieutenants
of Elizabeth, they were entirely subdued 1599 ; and O'SuUivan
informs us that three brothers, Cahir, Maurice, and John
O'Connor, were the last of the race who, in ICOO, obtained the
rank of Irish Prinzes. From one of these chieftains — it is
uncertain which — the family of O'Connor of Gartnamona is
descended; and, although some links in the pedigree are want-
ing, the descent is attested by local tradition, by inscriptioci
on graves, by the identity of Christian names, and by the
researches of eminent antiquaries. For instance, a scroll on
the i)resent mansion asserts that it was built ''by the heir of
Offaley;" an epitaph on the family tomb of Killeigh, of the
date of 1596, connects its subject " cum slemmate herouni ; ''
the names of Maurice and John, which are frequent in the
family, were also common to the ancient chieftains ; and the
well-known Charles O'Connor of Balanagarc {History of Ire-
land, p. 287) expressly identifies John O'Connor of Mount
Pleasant with the Princes of the House of Offaley. In the year
16S9,

CoL. John O'Connor, of Cappaghgarane, of Gartnamona,
wa-s M.P. for the borough of Pliiiipstcwn in the Parliament
assembled in Dublin by James II., and, it is supposed, was
slain at the battle of Aughrim. He had three sons, John, a
Major in the French service; Maurice, of whom presently;
and Thomas, who d. s. p. The 2nd son,

Maurice O'Connor, gave the modern name of Mount
Pleasant to a portion of the family estate. He m. circa 1725,
Mary, 3rd dau. of Peter, 4th Earl of Fingall, and by her (who
d. 1759) had issue,

John O'Connor, Esq. of Mount Pleasant, m. 21 Sept. 1762,
Mary, eldest dau. of Robert Halone, Esq., Serjeant-at-Law,



and niece of the Right Hon. Anthony Malone (.?« Malone),
and by her had issue,

I. Maurice Nugent, of whom presently. ii. Richard.

III. John, of Ballycumber, to. Cathrine D'Alton, widow ol
— Netterville, by whom he had, with other is^ue,

John, who d. unm.

Henry, m. 1844, Elizabeth, dau. of John Robinson, R.N.,
and d. 1852, having had issue, i. Maurice Nugent (Egre-
mont, Ballybrack, co. Dublin, Junior United Service
Club, London), Major late Royal Scots and Royal Irish
Fusiliers, b. 8 July, 1846, m. b Dec. 1886, Lily, 2nd dau.
of Sir John Henry Morris, K.C.S.I., and has issue,
Richard Nugeat, b. 21 Aug. 1889 ; ii. Stanhope. Edward;
III. Henry King. M. A. Oxon., in holy orders ; i. Gertrude,
m. Edward Ord Tandy, Deputy Surgeon-Gen., son ol
Master Tandy, Court of Chancery, Dublin, and has
issue.

IV. Henry, /ii. 1816, Alicia, dau. of Henry Malone, Esq. of
Pallas.

I. Mary, m. 1774, Edmond Malone, Esq. of Eallynahown,
and had issue.

II. Frances, to. Philip Stepney, Esq.

III. Anne. iv. Jane.

Mr. O'Connor d. circa 1765, and was s. by his eldest son,

Maurice Nugent O'Connor, Esq. of Mount Pleasant, who
served as sheriff 1797, to. 3 May, 1794, Maria, eldest dau. of Sir
Thomas Burke, Bart., of Marblehill, co. Galway, and by her
had issue,

John, d. s. p. 1814.

Catherine, m. 1st, 17 Oct. 1817, John Otway, 2nd Earl of
Desart. who d. 22 Nov. 1820 ; 2naly, Jan. 1824, Rose I-am-
bart Price, eldest son of Sir Rose Price, Bart., and d. 13
Feb. 1874.
Mary, m. 1826, Hugh Morgan Tuite, Esq. of Sonna, and had
issue.
Julia, d. unm. Nov. 1850.

Elizabkth, m. Rev. B. Morris, and had issue (as above).
Mr. O'Connor r7. 1818, when his estates devolved upon his four
daus. as his co-heirs. The King's co. estate of Mount Pleasant,
recently restored to its old name of Gartnamona, has become
vested through his youngest dau. Elizabeth, in Mr. O'Connor-
Morris.

.4nus— Morris, quartering O'Connor. Motto— Vestina lente.
S.al— Gartnamona, or Mount Pleasant, TuUamore, Kiug'sco.



MOimiS OF THE KURST.

Morris, Herbert, Esq. of The Hurst, co. Salop,
and of Pentrenanfc, co. Montgomery, late Capt.
80th Regt., b, 1824 : «. to the estate of Pentrenant
on the death of his brother George in 1858, and to'
The Hurst estate on the death of his brother Philip
in 1892.

Liineag'e. — John Morris, Alderman, of Clun (son of
Morris ap David, who was descended from Hoedliw ap
Cadwgan, 4th son of Cadwgan ap Elystan, Lord of Builth and
Radnor), m. 1587, Margaret, dau. of Cadwallader ap Owen ap
John ap Madoc Lloyd of Rostock, and had, with ottier issue,
a son,

Robert Morris, father of two sons, Thomas, of Abcot, ,
Clungunford, Salop, d. 1596, and

Anthony Morris, Esq. of The Hurst, to. 1585, Anne, dau.
«f Henry Macklin, of Abcot, by Jane his wife, dau. of John
Wynn Edwards, Esq. of Llanddyn, co. Denbigh, and had a
son and heir,

John Morris, Esq. of The Hurst, living 1659, who, by
Katherine his wife (who d. his widow, 13 April, 1671), was r
father of J

Thomas Morris, Esq. of The Hurst, 1677, who was buried t]
at Clun, 27 Sept. 1681, having had, by Mary his wife (with tj
three daus., Mary, m. John Morris, Esq. of Clunton ; Cathe- :;
rine ; Lydia, to. Thomas Stewards Dewall), five sons, 1

John, his heir, of The Hurst, living 1701, m. at Clun, 2 Oct.
1688, Anne Baskerville, of co. Worcester; but d. s. p. prior
to 1755.
Thomas, of Cliin, living 16G2, m. Jane, dau. of Richard!
Williams, Esq., and by her had (with two daus., Jane,
living 1701, and Hannah) several sons, all of whom d.
young or un»n., except the eldest, Philip Morris, Esq. of
The Hurst, bapt. 1 Jan. 1695; in. Hannah Morris, of Mont-
gomery, and d. 1746, having had by her (who was 6. 171T>
two sons, Thomas, bapt. 8 Aug. 1718, d. 1720, and Philip,
bapt. 9 Feb. 1726, d. unm. 1746, and one dau., Martha,
who survived her brothers, and in,. William Morris, Esq.,
as hereafter.

Philip, of Clun, who continued the line. George.

Anthony, of Clun, to. 27 Sept. 1663, Mary, dau. of Thoma»
Clun, Esq. of Clun, and d. 1694, having nad by her (wh«»



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MOR



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d. 1717) three sons and four daus., Clun, of Clun, bapt. 29
i"eb. 1675, buried there 19 June, 1747; Thomas, bapt.
1680; Benjamin; Katherine; Mar)-; Martha, Hi. Kdward
Morris, Esq. of Montgomery ; llebeuca.

The 3rd son,

Philip Morris, Esq. of Clun, living 1700, had, by Mary his
wife, two sons, William and Edward, of Montgomery, »4.
Martha, dau. of Anthony Morris, Esq. The elder son,

William Morris, Esq. of Pentrenant, ?ii. 1696, Mary Roberts,
and was father of

William Morris, Esq. of Pentrenant, Barrister-at-Law,
bapt. 12 Dec. 1702; m. Martha, only dau. of Philip Morris,
Esq., and heir of The Hurst, on the death (unm.) of her brother,
Philip Morris, as before stated. By this lady, Mr. Morris (who
d. 1775) had four sons. The eldest son and heir,

Eev. Philip Morris, of The Hurst, bapt. 16 April, 1745,
ill. 1784, Charlotte Margaretta, only dau. of Eev. D'Elbceuf,
Edwards, of Pentre Hall, co. Montgomery, andcZ. ISOl, leaving
two sons, Philip, of The Hurst, and William, of Pentrenant,
CO. Montgomery, for which co. he was a J.P., and has served
as High Sheriff. The elder son,

Philip Morris, Esq. of The Hurst, J.P. and D.L., Barrister-
at-Law, and High Sheriff of Montgomeryshire 1825, 6. 1786 ;
m. 1819, Elizabeth, dau. of George Field, Esq., by Ann Bolland
his wife, cousin of the Hon. Mr. Baron Bolland, and d. 1872,
Laving bad issue,

I. Philip, late of The Hurst.

II. George William, of Pentre-Xant, co. Montgomery, Capt.
45th Regt., b. 1822- d. s. p. 23 bept. 1858.

III. Herbert, now of The Hurst.

I. Agnes Charlotte, m. 1856, Thomas Ball Troughton, Esq.
of Coventiy.

His eldest son,

Philip Morris, Esq. of The Hurst, Salop, of the Middle
Temple, Barrister-at-Law, b. 1321 ; «. his father 1872, and
d. s.p. 1892.

Arms—Arg., an eagle displayed, with two heads, sa. Crest—
An eagle displayed sa.

Stat— The Hurst, Clun, E.S.O., and Little Brompton, Shrews-
bury, Salop ; and Pentre-is'ant, co. Montgomery.



MORRIS OF YORK.
MoEEis, Amherst Hexey Gage, Esq. of Xun-
burnholme, East Riding Yorkshire, formerly Lieut.
East York Militia, educated at Bradfield and at
Magdalen Coll. Oxford, b. 6 Nov. 1836, m. 23 July,
1885, Maud Maria, dau. of the late Col. Charles
John Kemeys-Tynte, M.P. of Halsewell Park,
Bridgwater, and Cefn Mably, co. Glamorgan (see
Xemets-Tynte (?/ Saheioell).

Xiineage. — The name of Morris is variously spelt Moris,
Morris, Morres, Morice, Morrice, Maurice, <tc. It is composed

Iof the Welsh words " Mawr-rwyce ; " Anglice, " Strong, or
brave in battle."
; The family of which we are about to treat, of undoubted
; ancient British origin, claims descent from Elystan Glodbtdd,
; a powerful Biitish chieftain, founder of tlie 4th Eoyal Tribe of

Wales, b. 933. From him and from others of his descendants
I spring the noble Houses of Cadogan and the Pbtces of New-
- town, Barts., as well as the families of Morice of Werrington,
, Barts. (extinct), Morrice of Betshanger, Morris of The Hurst,
I Morris of Pentre-Nant, Lloyd of Ferney Hall, d'c.
1 Owen Morris, descended as above, b. about 1670, had issue,
, five sons and three daus. The eldest son,
J Roger Morris, b. 19 April, 1695; in. 1st, Slary, 4th dau. of
'■ Sir Peter Jackson, Knt., by Mary his wife, dau. of Sir Peter

Yandeput, Knt., father of Sir Peter Vandeput, Bart, (see

Bcrke's Extinct Baronetage), and by her (who d. Nov. 1729)

tad issue,

I. James, J.P. and D.L. Surrey, and Hich Sheriff for that co.
1764. He 111. 1st, Sarah, dau. of — Pratt, Esq., by whom
he had no issue, and 2ndly, Mary Magdalen, dau. of —
Mathew, Esq., by whom he had,

1 Roger, Lieut.-Col. of the Coldstream Guards (Grenadier
Battalion), killed at the battle of Alkmaar, in Holland,
serving under H.R.H. the Duke of York, 19 Sept. 1799;
I. 1764.

2 James, a Director of the Bank of England, J.P. and
D.L. Surrey, b. 17G6; d. 27 May, 1837. He m. Harriet,
dau. of Thomas Saunders, Esq. of Yateley, Hants, and
iiad,

James, d. 18 Nov. 1802.
Eoger, b. 1801 ; rf. 24 Dec. 1822.
Harriet, deceased.



Madeline, r,i. her cousin, Joshua Saunders, Esq. and had
issue.

Adelaide, m. 1838, Henry Eucker, Esq. of Wandsworth,
and had issue.

Helen, deceased.
3 Charles, of The M.inor House, Wandsworth, and of Port-
man Square, London, i. 1768. He was a most liberal bene-
factor to the town of Malvern, co. Worcester, on the im-
provement of which he laid out several thousand pounds.
He in. Sarah, dau. of Anthony Francis Haldiinand, Esq.
(nephewof Gen. Sir Frederick Haldimand, K.B., Governor
of Quebec), and sister of William Haldimand, Esq., a
Director of the Bank of England, and formerly M.P. for
Ipswich, and by her (who d. 14 Oct. 1841) had issue (he
d. 26 June, 1844),

Charles, of Portman Square, London, and The Chase,
Malvern. This gentleman was also, like his father, a
most niunitltent benefactor to the town of Malvein.
He d. 1856.

Francis Anthony, of Eaton Place, Belgrave Square,
formerly an oflicer in the 12th Lancers, m. Sophia,
youngest dau. of John Josias Holford, Esq. of Kilgw yn,
in Wales, and Belgrave Square, London (.see Holforo
of Buckland), and d. at his residence in Hyde Park
Gardens, 8 Dec. 1842.

James, of Belgrave Square, Hyde Park Gardens, and
Encombe, Sandgate, Kent, a Director (and Governor
1847) of the Bank of England, D.L., m. 6 Dec. 1835,
Sophia, 4th dau. of James Campbell, Esq. of Hampton
Courts also a Director of the Bank of England : she d.
1867. Mr. Morris stood a contested election for Liver-
pool in 1835, opposing Lord Sandon and Sir Howard
Douglas. He d. 1883.

Jane, ef Connaught Place, Hyde Park, d. 18C9.

Emma, d. 1832.

II. Andrew, b. 10 April, 1723 ; d. in infancy.

III. Roger, of whom presently.

Eoger Morris to. 2ndly, 6 Nov. 1731, Elizabeth, dau. of Sir
Philip Jackson, Knt. of Pontrylas, co. Hereford, by Jane
Holford, his wife, and by her (who d. Aug. 1744) had,

IV. Charles, of Jesus Coll. Camb., 6. 9 Jan. 1735; d. vnm in
Italy.

I. Elizabeth, 6. 2 Aug. 1733; m. Alexander Elcock, Esq. of
Hampton Court, and d. 1793.

II. Margaret, m. 13 March. 1765, Peter Shakerley, Esq. of
Shakerley and Somerford Hall, co. Chester, ancestor of the
Baronets of that name. She was his 2nd wife {see Burke's
Peerage and Baronetage).

III. Jane, m. Sir George Haker, 1st Bart, of Loventor, Devon,
and had issue. She d. 30 July, 1813 (see Borke's Peerage
and Baronetage).

IV. Mary, m. 31 Dec. 1788, Eev. Michael Babbs, of Lyme
Eegis, Dorset, M.A. of St. Mary's Hall, Oxford.

Eoger Morris d. 13 Jan. 1748. His 3rd son.

The Hon. Roger BIorris, of York, Lieut.-Col. in the army,

and a Jlember of the Governor's Council at New York, b. 28

Jan. 1727, served with distinction in the first American war,

and was wounded in the celebrated battle of the Monongahela

River in which Gen. Braddock was killed with most of liis

officers. He was Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Braddock, and was

also at the taking of Quebec, and was Aide-de-Carap at other

periods to Gen. Gage and Lord Amherst. He to. 19 Jan. 1758,

Mary, dau. of Frederick Philipse, Esq. of New York, and had

issue by her, who was 6. 5 July, 1730,

Amherst, b. 1763, Comm. E.N., gallantly distinguished in

the celebrated engagement between the English frigate

" Nymphe," of 30 guns and 255 men, and the French frigate

" La Cleopatre,'' of 42 guns and 336 men. Lieut. Morris

was the first oflicer to board the enemy's ship, and to him

the F'rench Captain surrendered his sword, which is still

preserved among other family relics. Capt. Amherst

Morris d. unm. 29 April, 1802, at Baildon, co. York.

Henry Gage, of whom presently.

Joanna, to. 1787, Thomas Cowper Hincks, Esq., Capt. in the
King's Dragoon Guards, and had issue (see Hincks of
BrfckenOorov.gh).
Maria, of Lendal, York, and Fulford House, near York,
d. unm. 25 Sept. 1836.

Col. Morris d. 13 Sept. 1794, aged 67 ; Mary his wife d. 18
July, 1825, aged 96. The 2nd sou,

Henry Gage Morris, of York, and afterwards of Beverley,
Eear-Admiral R.N., b. 27 March, 1770; m. 31 Jan. 1805,
Rebecca Newenham Millerd, 3rd dau. of Rev. Francis Orpen,
B.A. Trin. Col). Dublin, "\lcar of Kilgarvan, co. Kerry, Rector
of Dungourney, and Perpetual Curate of Douglas, co. Cork
(see Orpen of Ardtully), and had issue (.she d. 7 March, 1875,
aged 90),

;. Francis Orpen, late representative.

II. Henry Gage, Admiral K.N., served at Navarino, b. 20
Nov. 1811, d. 21 Jan. 1891.

iir. Frederick Philipse, of Lincoln's Inn, M.A., and Scholar
of Lincoln Coll., Oxford, Bairistcr-al-Law of thi.- Middle



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Tfmplo, h. 28 Nov. 1S14 ; to. 27 Aug. 1S6I, Mary, 2nd aau.
of the Uev. Thomas Knox, D.D., Rector of Ruiiwell, Essex.

IV. Beverley Robinson, of York, M.D., B.A. Trin. Coll.
Dublin, Physician to the York Dispensary, 6. 14 July, 1816 ;
ni. 20 June, 1S50, Annie Robinson, eldest dau. of Lieut.
George Augustus Frederick Skottowe, R.N., of the family
of Skottowe o/"6'i-o((oiri', Norfolk, and (?. 19 March, 1883,
ha\ing had issue, Annie Leonora, d. 12 July, 1866, and
Florrnce Bellenger Skottowe, m. 17 Sept. 1874, \V. B.
Sanders, Esq., and had issue by him, 1 William Orpen, 6.
Aug. 1876; 2 Roger Ogilby, b. 17 Jan. 1878; 1 Hilda
Leonora Florence.

V. Adolphus rhilipse (Rev.), M.A.. of Worcester Coll.
Oxford, Vicar of Leeds, Kent, 6. 22 Oct. 1824; to. 3 Sept.
1856, Mari;i, dau. of Mr. Rudkin, and has issue,

1 Heni-y Gage, Capt. Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry,
b. 13 June, 1857, served throughout the Egyptian
Campaign and was present at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir
and in other engagements (medal with clasps and
Khedive's star).

2 Frederick Philipse. b. 15 March, 18G0.

■i Roger, late Lieut. R.N., 6. 17 May, 1SC5.

1 Mary Philipse.

2 Joanna Rebecca Newenham.

VI. Charles D'Urban, 51. A., Scholar of Lincoln Coll., Fellow
of Oriel Coll. Oxford, 6. 17 Feb. 1827, d. 7 Feb. 1886.

I. Maria Susanna.

II. Emily, deceased.

in. Bessy, d. an infant, 1820.

jv. Cornelia, m. 2 June, 1846, A. Bower. 'Kpq. of Elmcrofts,
Ripon, J. P., eldest son of John Bower, Esq. of MiddU-thorpe
Hall, near York, who d. 23 July, 1884, having had issue, I
John Henry Borrow, b. 1 March. 1847, d. 11 March, 1847;
2 Herbert Morris, B.A. Trin. Coll. Camb., b. 14 Feb. 1854;
.3 Frederick Orpen, B.A. Trin. Coll. Camb., 6. 4 Nov. 1855 ;
1 Sophia Mary Felipse ; 2 Anne Henrietta Gage ; 3 Caroline
Cornelia Van Cortlandt.
v. Anna Robinson, m. 2 June, 1846, Rev. James Henry
Henderson, Vicar of Stoke St. Mary, Ipswich, previously
Incumbent of the Parish of Ely and Precentor of Ely, M.A.
Trin. Coll. Camb. (eldest son of James Henry Henderson,
Esq. of Bloomsbury Square), who d. 19 Oct. 1879, and had
issue, I Henry Philipse, M.A. New Coll. Oxford, one of Her
Majesty's Inspectors of Schools, b. 5 March, 1847 ; 2 Edward
Beverley, M.A. Pemb. Coll. Camb., Barrister-at-Law, b. 9
March, 1849; 3 George Morris, Lieut. R.N., 6. 12Aug. 18S1 ;
4 Francis Barclay, K.N., b. July, 1859; 1 Helen Mary,
d. 1855; 2 Ethel Blanche; 3 Gertrude Orpen; 4 Emily; 5
Mary Beatrice, d. 1863.
VI. Joanna Hincks, d. 9 Aug. 1SG3.
Rear-Admiral Morris d. 24 Nov. 1852. He was bur. at
Beverley Minster, and was s. by his son,

Eev. Francis Obpen Morris, of Netherby, North Riding,
CO. York, B.A. Worcester Coll. Oxford, J.P. the East Riding,
Chaplain to his Grace the Duke of Cleveland and late Rector
of Nunburnholme, in the Ea.st Riding, 6. 25 March, 1810; m.
1 Jan. 1835, Anne, 2nd dau. and co-heir of Charles Sanders,
Esq. of Bromsgrove, co. W'orcester, and by her (who d. 20
April, 1877) had issue,

I. Amherst Henry Gage, present representative.

II. Reginald Frank, Lieut.-Col. R.E., served in the Abyssi-
nian Expedition, b. 1 Sept. 1839; /ii.6Nov. 1876, Georgiana
Susan, 2nd dau. of Col. Sherard, Judge-Advocate-General,
India (see Bdrke's Peerage and Baronetage), and has
issue, Reginald Owen, &. 3 March, 1386, Mabel Jessy, and
Violet Edith.

in. Marmaduke Charles Frederick (Rev.), B.C.L. and JI.A.
of New Coll. Oxford, Head Master of St. Michael's Coll.
Tenbury, Diocesan Inspector of Yorkshire Schools, Rector
of Nunburnholme, co. York, formerly Vicar of Newton-on-
Ouse, CO. York, 6. 26 Jan. 1844.

I. Emily Gordon Newenham, d. 5 June, 1847.

II. Mary Cornelia.

III. Rose Ellen Elizabeth, m. 22 Sept. 1875, Eev. W. H.
Turle, Vicar of St. Matthew's, Westminster, and afterwards
of Ilorsell Vicarage. Surrey.

IV. Laura Anne Gertrude.
v. Jessy Maude Amy.

VI. Edith Grace Caroline.
Rev. F. Orpen Morris acquired great distinction as a naturalist,
and his History of British Birds, dedicated by permission to
Her Majesty Queen Victoria, and other works in natural
history, have become most popular. He d. 10 Feb. 1893, and
was s. by his son.

./Irr/i-s— Quarterly : 1st and 4th, gu., a lion rampant re-
guardantor, for Elystan ; 2nd and 3rd, arg., three boars' heads
couped fa., for Cadwgan. Cirst — A lion rampant reguardant
or. Mottoes — Marte et mare faventibus; over the crest, Gwell
Angau na chwlydd.

Jieiidence — 39, Clarence Square, Cheltenham.



mOREIS OF WOOD EATON.

MoBEis, Chaeles John, Esq. of Wood Eaton
Manor, co. Stafford, Oxon, co. Salop, and Dol-Lljs j



Hall, CO. Montgomery, J.P., Hifrh Sheriff co. Salop
18S4, B.A Ch. Ch. Oxford, b. 24 May, 1831 ; m. 6
May, 1862, Constance Lingen, only dau. of Robert
Burton, Esq. of Longner Hall, Salop, by Katharine
(his 2nd -wife), dau. of Rev. Herbert Oakeley, D.D.,
of Oakeley and has issue,

I. Charles Edward, &. 13 April, 1863; rn. 25 April, 1889,
Isabel Marcaret Hay, only dau. of Thomas Slaney Eyton,
Esq. of Eyton (sec that family), and has i.ssue, Charles
Reginald, 6. 21 July, 1890, Robert Edward, 6. 24 Jan.
1893, and Constance Isabel.

n. John Robert, 6. 9 June, 1865.

III. Robert, Barrister-at-Law, b. 10 Jan. 1SG9; c^. v.nm. 2
Dec. 1893.

IV. Henry Walter, b. 9 Feb. and d. 6 April, 1871.

V. William Alfred, b. 22 April, 1872; d. unm. 27 July, 1892.

VI. George Ernest, b. 28 Feb. 1874.

I. Constance Julia. ii. Louisa Rose.

III. Alice, d. in infancy, 2 Jan. 1873.

liineage. — Thomas Morris, Esq. of Newport, Salop, m.
I May, 1786, Margaret, dau. of Rev. William Spearman, andl
d. 9 Nov. 1817, leaving issue,

I. Charles, of Newport, Salop, J.P. and D.L., d. unm. 1848.

II. John, of whom presently.

III. Edward, of Oxon, Shrewsbury, and Dol-Llys Hfill, co,
Montgomery, J.P. and D.L., and High SherilT for that co.
1859; d. unm. Nov. 1878, and was s. by his nephew.

The second son,

John Morris, Esq. of Wood Eaton Manor, J.P. and D.L., b.
1790; m. 15 April, 1830, Julia, 4th dau. of Samuel Amy
Severne, Esq. of Thenford, co. Northampton, and Wallop
Hall, Shropshire, and by her (who d. 11 March, 1840) had
issue, an only son,

Charles John, now of Wood Eaton.
Mr. Morris d. 5 July, 186G.

Arms — Sa., a lion passant or, between three scaling-ladders
arg. Crest — A boar's head. il/o»o—Esto quod esse videi'is.

&ats — Wood Eaton Manor, Stafford; Oxon, Shrewsbury;
and Dol-Llys Hall, co. Montgomery.



MOERIS OF WRETHAM HALL.

Morris, Sydney, Esq. of Wretham Hall, co.
Norfolk, J.P., b. 17 May, 1850 ; s. his uncle 1890, m.
1891, Adelaide dau. of — Bowler, Esq. of the
Hayes, Kent. Mr. Morris is son of Thomas Morris,
Esq. and nephew of the late William Morris, Esq.
of VVretliam Hall, J.P. and D.L., High Slieriif
1886, who d. 1890. He is Lord of the Manor of
Wretham.
&ai— Wretham Hall, Thetford.



SIOERIS OF COOMB.

Morris, Thomas, Esq. of Coomb, co. Carmarthen, r
J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1882, b. 16 Feb. 1848;
m. 7 Jan. 1875, Alice Elizabeth Anne, only dau. of <
James Lloyd, 2nd eon of the late Thomas Lloyd,
Esq. of Bromycld, co. Cardigan, and has issue,

Thomas, b. 31 May, 1879.

Mai Alice Magdalene, b. 6 May, 1877.

Gwladys Maud Kathleen, b. 7 Jan. 1880.

Mr. Morris is son of William Morris, Esq., D.L.,of
Coomb, M.P. for Carmarthen (d. 1877), by Mag-
dalene, his wife, dau. of Sackville Grwynue, Esq. of
Glanbrane. |

Seat — Coomb, Llangain, Carmarthen. ;

Club — Union.



MORRISON OF BASILDON PARK.

Morrison, Charles, Esq. of Basildon Pai-k,
Berks, J.P. and D.L., b. 20 Sept. 1817,*. his father,
30 Oct. 1857.

Lineage.— James Morrison, Esq. (a native of Hampshire,
of Scotch extraction, son of Joseph Morrison who d. 1804,
aged 73, by Sarah his wife, who d. 1803 aged 40), was head ol



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the firm, Morrison, Dillon and Co. of Fore Street, London, and
purchased considerable estates in cos. Berks, Bucks, Kent,
Wilts, and York, and also at Islay in Scotland. He was first
returned to Parliament hy St. Ives 1830, and became M.P. for
Ipswich 1832. In 1840 he was returned for the Inverness
Burghs and retired 1847. He m. 1814, Mary Anne, dau. of
Joseph Todd, Esq. of London, and had issue,

I. Chakles, now of Basildon Park.

II. Alfred, oi Fonthill House, Hendon, Wilts, J. P. and D.L.,
Hish Sheriff 1857,6. 1821; m. 1866, Mabel, dau. of Eev.
JR. S. C. Cherm>iae, Hector of Wilton, Wilts, and has two
sons and two daus. The eldest son, HuRh Morrison, Esq.,
b. 1868; m. 16 Aug. 1892, Lady Sopbia Castalia Mary,
second dau. of Earl Granville.

III. Frank, of Hale Park, Kent, J.P., b. 1S24; m. 1854,
Henrietta, dau. of James Murray Grant, Esq. of Glen-
moriston.

IV. Henry, h. 1832; d. 1S.50.

V. Walter, of Malham Tarn House, W.E., co. York, M.P.
for Plymouth 1861-74, and the Skipton division of Yorkshire
1886-92, M.A. Balliol Coll. Oxford, J.P , High Sheriff 1883,
Lieut.-Col. in the Army, &. 21 May, 1836.

VI. George, of Hampworth Lodge, Salisbury, J. P., h. 1839;
m. Barbara Jane, dau. of — Poore, Esq., "and d. i April,
1884.

VII. Allan, b. 1842; d. 1880.

I. Lucy, b. 1825; m. George Moffatt, Esq. of Goodrich
Court, and d. 1876, leaving one son and three daus.

II. Emily, 6. 1828; m. John Grant, eldest son of James
Murray Grant, Esq. of Glenmoriston, and d. s. p. 1854.

III. Ellen.

Mr. Morrison d. at his seat, Basildon Park, Berks, 30 Oct.
1857, aged 67.

Seat — Basildon Park, near Read



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