Morris family page
Emma Morris, born in St Helier in 1876, the daughter of Matthew (1836- ) and Eleanor, nee Benson (1840- ). She was married twice in London, to Charles Blofield and then George Benjamin Bendall
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Origins of surname
This common English surname comes from the French personal name Maurice (dark and swarthy) and was brought to Britain after the Norman Conquest.
Seven children of Mathurin Morris and his unknown wife were baptised in St Saviour between 1689 and 1712
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Great War service
- Frederick Morris (1897-1916) son of Ernest and Lucy Morris, Private, London Regiment
- Arthur Ernest Blackmore Morris MC, OV, Major RGA
- Charles Henry Morris (1873- ) (St H) son of Henry and Mary Ann, Sapper RE
- Herbert Edward Morris (1876- ) (St S) son of Joseph and Helena, OV, Private, Canadian Army Medical Corps
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Starting in August 2020 we are adding several thousand new records from the registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These will appear in date order within a general search of the records and are also individually searchable within the database search form