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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Silvester, Eusebius (bap. 1714, d. in or after 1759), lawyer and projector, was baptized at Tamworth, Staffordshire, on 19 January 1714, the first of the eight children of Nicholas Silvester (1680–1745), gentleman, and his wife, Susanna, daughter of Euseby Dormer and his wife, ...