'Morice1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Morrice of Betshanger, Morice of Werrington

Ievan of Carm
m. Margaret (dau of Ievan ap Meredyth)
1. Rees ap Ievan
  m. Mallt (dau/coheir of Ievan Gwrgan)
  A. Morys ap Moprgan
  m. Ellen (dau of Ievan ap Guffdoy)
  i. William Morys (Captain)
  m. ?? (possibly of family of Martyn of Devonshire)
a. William Morrice
  A contributor (MDM, 12.03.09) has kindly warned us that the ancestry shown above for William "is speculation". He also provided some additonal details on William's children and advised us that, although Commoners identified William's wife as Jane, dau of John Castell of Ashbury, this "is an error in an early lineage which is too frequently copied" and that his wife was in fact ...
  m. Jane Salmon (b 1654, d 04.04.1705, dau of Robert Salmon by Anne Warburton)
  (1) Salmon Morrice of Betshanger, Kent, (d 1740, Admiral RN, 2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth Wright (dau/heir of William Wright)
(A) Wright Morrice (dvpsp)
  m. Sarah Peke (dau of Thomas Peke of Hills Court)
  (B) William Morrice of Betshanger (d 1758)
m. Mary Chadwick (d 1803, dau/heir of Robert Chadwick of Northfleet)
  (i) William Morrice of Betshanger (b 24.05.1733, d unm 1787, Lt. Colonel)
  (ii) James Morrice of Betshanger (b 07.1739, d 09.01.1815, rector of Betshanger, vicar of Flower)
  m. Maria Coltee Ducarel (d 12.09.1834, dau of Adrian Coltee Ducarel, brother of Andrew of Doctors Common)
  (a) Frederick Edward Morrice of Betshanger (b 05.12.1778) had issue
  m. (06.06.1816) Elizabeth Ellison (dau of Henry Ellison of Hebburn Hall)
  (b) Andrew Ducarel Morrice (rector of Betshanger) had issue
  (c) Charlotte Elizabeth Morrice
  m. (08.12.1802) Henry Bonham of Portland Place (London)
  (d) Maria Margaret Morrice
m. Thomas Halliday of Wimpole Street
  (e) Theodosia Frances Morrice
  m. Edward Vernon of Cheshire
  (iii) Thomas Morrice (d unm, RN)
  (C) Elizabeth Morrice
  m. Thomas Boteler
  (D)+ other issue - Sarah, Jane, Maria Susanna
  (2) William Morrice (b 06.09.1670, dsp c1710, Captain)
  (3) Belazeel Morrice (b 05.05.1678, dsp 09.06.1749, poet)
  m. (06.1710) Elizabeth Wells
  (4) Jane Morrice
  m. Michael Martyn (Captain RN)
  (A)+ issue - Castell (b 1703, d before 1709), Morrice (b 1704, d 1725)
  ii. Ievan Morice (d 1605, Chancellor of Exeter, 4th son) - continued below
  m. Mary Castle (dau of John Castle of Ashbury, m2. Sir Nicholas Prideaux of Souldon)
  iii.+ other issue (dsp) - Gruffyth, Phlip



Ievan Morice (d 1605, Chancellor of Exeter) - continued above
m. Mary Castle (dau of John Castle of Ashbury, m2. Sir Nicholas Prideaux of Souldon)
1. Sir William Morice (b 06.11.1602, d 12.12.1676, Secretary of State)
  m. Elizabeth Prideaux (dau of Humphrey Prideaux of Soulden)
  A. Sir William Morice, 1st Bart of Werrington (b c1628, d c1690)
  m1. Gertrude Bampfylde (dau of Sir John Bampfylde, Bart of Poltimore, by Gertrude, dau of Amias Coplestone of Warleigh)
  i. William Morice (dvpsp bur 24.06.1688)
  m. Anne Lower (dau/coheir of Richard Lower)
ii. Mary Morice
  m. Sir John Carew, Bart of Anthony (d 1692)
iii. Gertrude Morice (bur 13.01.1678-9)
  m. (19.04.1677) Sir Walter Young, Bart of Culliton (bpt 08.09.1653, d 18.07.1731)
  m2. (c09.1676) (Anne) Reynell (dau of Richard Reynell of Ogwell by Mary, dau of John Bennet)
  iv. Sir Nicholas Morice, 2nd Bart of Werrington (b c1681, d 27.01.1725-6)
  m. Catherine Herbert (d 1716, dau of Thomas Herbert, Earl of Pembroke, by Margaret Sawyer)
  a. Sir William Morice, 3rd Bart of Werrington (b c1707, dsp 24.01.1750/60)
  m1. (09.1731, div?) Lucy Wharton (d 02.02.1738-9, dau of Thomas Wharton, Marquess of Wharton, by Lucy Loftus)
  m2. (before 1741) Anne Bury (dau of Thomas Bury of Bury Narber (Berry of Berrynarber))
  b. Catherine Morice (d 16.06.1740)
  m. (1725) Sir John St. Aubyn, Bart (d 1744)
  c. Barbara Morice (d 17.05.1735)
  m. (1728) Sir John Molesworth, Bart of Pencarrow (bpt 28.02.1705, d 04.04.1766)
  B. John Morice
  m. ?? Lowther
  i. John Morice (d 13.02.1734-5, MP for Cornwall)
  m. Elizabeth Jeffreys (dau of Sir Jeffrey Jeffreys, alderman of London)
a. daughter (a 1741)
  m. (1740) Jeffrey Jeffreys of the Priory
  b.+ 1 son and 4 daughters (all d by 1741)
  C. Humphrey Morice
  m. _ Trollope of Lincolnshire
  i. Humphrey Morice (a 1727, MP)
  D. Thomasine Morice
  m. Sir Walter Moyle of Bake
  E. Gertrude Morice
  m. Sir Robert Cotton of Hatley St. George, Cambridgeshire
  F. Anne Morice (bur 01.03.1713-4)
  m. Sir John Pole of Shute (bpt 17.06.1649, d 13.03.1707-8)
  G.+ other issue - Nicholas (d unm), Elizabeth

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 26.11.08) : Commoners (vol 3, 'Morrice of Betshanger', p233+)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 29.04.07) : BEB1841 ('Morice of Werrington)', Commoners (vol 3, 'Morrice of Betshanger') with support from TCB (vol 3, 'Morice or Morrice')
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