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19 July 2024
Llewelyn Morris, Grandfather of Alan Morris.

Llewelyn Morris was my grandfather. He died when I was still only two years old, and I am sorry to say I have no memory of him at all. I have also heard Llewelyn referred to as Llew, a shortened version of his real name and Jack. I can find no reason for him to have been called Jack.

Llewelyn Morris.

Birth of Llewelyn Morris.

Llewelyn Morris was born on the 7th of July 1911 in Cadogan Street, Nant-y-moel, Glamorgan, Wales. His mother, Margaret Jane Wylde, registered his birth in August 1911 whilst she was living at Oakfield Street in Nant-y-moel. His father, Benjamin Morris,  was a Coal Miner (hewer).

Wedding of Llewelyn Morris and Doris Irene Daniels

Llewelyn Morris married  Doris Irene Daniels at the Registry Office in Epping, Essex, England. They got married on August 3rd 1935. The wedding certificate shows that Llewelyn lived in Willow Street, Chingford, Essex, England. His profession was entered as a Journeyman Painter and Decorator, and his father, Benjamin Morris, was a Fishmonger.

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

Children of Llewelyn Morris and Doris Irene 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 Llewelyn Morris.

I have been able to find Llewelyn Morris on the 1921 Census and the 1939 register.

1921 Census taken on 19 June.

This census was taken in Nant-y-moel, Glamorgan, Wales. It shows the family living at 13 Wann Lloyd.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Daniel Morris. Head. 62. Coal hewer. Pembrook, Wales.
Maria Morris. Wife. 63. Home Duties. Cardigan, Wales.
James Lewis Morris. Son. 18. Assistant Coal hewer. Cardigan, Wales.
Benjamin Morris. Son. 34. Coal Hewer. Cardigan, Wales.
Daniel Edward Morris. Grandson. 11.   Glamorgan, Wales.
Llewelyn Morris. Grandson. 10.   Glamorgan, Wales.
Benjamin Brynley Morris. Grandson. 6.   Glamorgan, Wales.

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1939 Register taken on 29 September.

This census was taken in Chingford, Essex, England.

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

Military Service details for Llewelyn Morris.

Llewelyn Morris served in the Royal Artillery. He enlisted in December 1940 and was released from service in 1946, serving over five years. Llewelyn enlisted in Hartlepool, County Durham, England, and his first posting was to Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, in 1941. He was then posted to Woolwich, London, England, in 1943 for a short time before being posted to Gibraltar, where he spent around 3 years.

Death of Llewelyn Morris.

Llewelyn Morris died on the 28th of November 1969 in the family home in Chingford, Essex, England. His son, John Morris, was the named informant on the death certificate and was present at his death. His occupation at death was listed as a General labourer.

He died from a Myocardial infarction (heart attack) caused by a Coronary thrombosis (blood clot in the heart). His death was registered on December 2nd 1969.

Llewelyn Morris was cremated at Enfield Crematorium in 1969.

Photos of Llewelyn Morris.

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