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23 July 2024
Doris Irene Daniels, Grandmother of Alan Morris.

Doris Irene Daniels was my grandmother. She died two weeks before I was born, and I am sorry to say I never knew her at all. However, I have a few ghost stories about Doris that my parents swore were true.

Birth of Doris Irene Daniels.

Doris Irene Daniels was born on August 18th 1916, in the family home in Llewelyn Street, Ogmore Vale, Glamorgan, Wales. Her mother, Hannah Burrows, registered her birth in September 1916. Her father, Samuel Daniels, profession on her birth certificate was a Colliery haulier below ground.

Wedding of Doris Irene Daniels and Llewelyn Morris.

Doris Irene Daniels married Llewelyn Morris at the Registry Office in Epping, Essex, England. They got married on August 3rd, 1935. The wedding certificate shows Doris lived in Heathcote Grove, Chingford, Essex, England. Her profession was entered as a Domestic Servant and her father, Samuel Daniels, was a Coal Miner.

The two witnesses on the wedding certificate were E. Davies and E. English.

Children of Doris Irene Morris and Llewelyn Morris.

  1. Brian Llewelyn Morris. 1936-2005
  2. Phyliss Patricia Morris. 1940-2022
  3. David Brinley Morris. 1944-
  4. John Keith Morris. 1946-2015
  5. Jean Kathleen Morris. 1952-

Census Records for Doris.

I have been able to find Doris on the 1921 Census and the 1939 Register.

1921 Census taken on June 19th.

This Census was taken in Llandyfodwg, Bridgend, Ogmore, Glamorgan, Wales. It shows the family living at 86 Oakfield Terrace, Nantymoel.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Samuel Daniels. Head. 29 Colliery haulier, underground. Nantymoel, Glamorgan, Wales.
Hannah Daniels. Wife. 26   Ogmore, Vale, Glamorgan, Wales.
Wyndham Daniels. Son. 6   Ogmore, Vale, Glamorgan, Wales.
Doris Irene Daniels. Daughter. 4   Ogmore, Vale, Glamorgan, Wales.
Samuel John Daniels. Son. 3   Ogmore, Vale, Glamorgan, Wales.
Joseph Daniels. Son.     Nantymoel, Glamorgan, Wales.
John Owen. Lodger. 40 Labourer. Nantymoel, Glamorgan, Wales.

1939 Register taken on September 29th.

This Census was taken in Chingford, Essex, England.

Llewelyn Morris. M General labourer
Doris Irene Morris. F Unpaid domestic duties
Brian Llewelyn Morris. M Under school age

Death of Doris Irene Morris.

Doris died on January 7th 1967, 16 days before I was born. She was cremated in Enfield Crematorium, Enfield, London, England.