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date: 24 February 2021

Morris, Johnlocked

  • Charles Jones


Morris, John (1823–1905), lawyer and businessman, was born on 12 December 1823 at South Molton, Devon, the third of four children of George Morris, a wool-stapler, and his wife, Elizabeth Hutchings. He had one brother, William Morris, later a promoter of tramways, and two sisters. Educated privately, he then served for three years (1838–41) as a clerk in the offices of ...

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