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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.

Early records

Seven children of Mathurin Morris and his unknown wife were baptised in St Saviour between 1689 and 1712


  • Morris
  • Morrison
  • Morrissey
  • Morice

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Family album

Eileen Morris in her best coat, pictured by an itinerant photographer at Snow Hill in 1950

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