'Morris06'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Morris of Elmsall, Morris of Harbourview, Morris of Leeds, Morris of Waterford

Thoresby identifies the arms of the following family as "Azure, three Eagles displayed (Wings downward) Or with an Augmentation of a Castle Argent in a Canton Gules".
Edward Morris of Elmsall, Yorkshire
1. Robert Morris of Elmsall
  A. Nicholas Morris of Elmsall see continuation for alternate parentage with additional earlier generations
  m. Lucy Lathom (dau/heir of John Lathom of Carleton Hall)
  i. Thomas Morris of Elmsall (b 1560)
  m. Barbara Wentworth (dau of John Wentworth of Elmsall)
  a. Mathias Morris of South Elmsall
  m1. Alice Brighouse (d 1613, dau of John Brighouse of Newark-on-Trent)
  (1) John Morris (d 23.08.1649, Colonel, Governor of Pontefract Castle)
  m. Marjorie Dawson (d 28.10.1665, dau of Robert Dawson, Bishop of Clonfert & Kilmacduagh, m2. Jonas Buckley)
  (A) Castillion Morris (d 12.12.1702, Town Clerk of Leeds, 2nd/3rd son)
  m1. Annabella Asbenden (d 1677, dau of William Asbenden of Leeds)
  (i) John Morris of Leeds (a 1709)
  m. Martha Chaloner of Baildon
  (a)+ issue - Arabella, Martha
  m2. Mary Jackson (dau of George Jackson of Leeds, sister of Robert of Leeds)
  (ii)+ other issue - George (d infant?), James (d infant?), Castilion (d infant), Castilion (b 1692), Roberrt (b 1697), Ann, Ellenor, Mary, Elizabeth, Margery
  (B) Mary Morris
  m1. Jo. Taylor
  m2. John Jubb
  (C) other issue - Robert (b c1645, dsp bur 03.11.1675), John (d infant)
  (2)+ other issue - Nicholas, Edward, Elizabeth, Ann
  m2. Jane Holgate (dau of George Holgate of Grimthorpe)
  (6)+ other issue - Mathias, Wentworth, Richard, Sarah
  b.+ other issue - Barbara, Elizabeth
  ii.+ other issue - Edward, Richard, John



Benjamin Morris of Waterford
m. Isabella Smyth of Waterford
1. William Morris of Waterford
  m. Martha Reade (dau of Richard Reade of Rossenara)
  A. William Morris of Harbourview, co. Waterford
  m1. Jane Hackett
i. Martha Jane Morris
  m. A(lexander) M(ann) Alcock
  m2. (1785) Mary Carew (dau of Shapland Carew of Castleboro')
  ii. William Morris, later Reade, of Rossenarra, co. Kilkenny
  iii. Shapland Carew Morris of Harbourview
  m. Letitia Kennedy (dau of Rev. John Kennedy)
  iv. Benjamin Morris (b 1790, d 30.10.1846, rector of Rincurran) had issue
  m. (24.10.1822) Elizabeth O'Connor (d 24.11.1861, dau/coheir of Maurice Nugent O'Connor of Mount Pleasant)
  Mount Pleasant, which was later renamed Gortnamona, passed to their son who assumed the name O'Connor-Morris.
  v. Richard Morris (RN) had issue
  m. Eliza (dau of the Dean of Waterford)
  vi. Mary Anne Morris
  m. C.S. Tandy
  vii. Elizabeth Morris
m. William J. Tulloh
  viii. Dorothea Anne Morris
  m. (26.04.1823) William G. Sheppard
  B. George Morris, later Wall of Clonea Castle (Deputy Governor of co. Waterford)
  m. Jane Wall (dau/coheir of James Wall of Clonea Castle)
  i. Richard Wall of Rockenham, Sheriff of co. Waterford (d 1870) had issue
  m1. (1827, sp?) Jane Lloyd (dau of Jesse Lloyd of Lloydsborough)
  m2. (1840) Eliza Roberts (dau of Edward Roberts of Killoteran)
  C.+ other issue - Benjamin (dsp), Richard (d unm)
2. Benjamin Morris
  m. (30.04.1774 ) (Anne?) Sheppard (dau of John Sheppard) ## see here ##
3. John Morris

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'Ducatus Leodiensis' (Ralph Thoresby, 1715, p74), BLG1952 ('Winston-Davis-De Marris of Pattyndenne Manor')
(2) For lower section (originally uploaded to MZmisc10 on 04.04.13) : BLGI1912 ('O'Connor-Morris of Gortnamona or Mount Pleasant')
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