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Llewelyn Morris, Grandfather of Alan Morris.

Llewelyn Morris.

Llewelyn Morris was my grandfather, he died when I was still only two years old & 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 & Jack. I can find no reason for him to have been called Jack.

Llewelyn Morris was born on 7 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 & Doris Irene Daniels

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

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

Children of Llewelyn Morris & Doris Irene Daniels.

  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.

I have been able to find Llewelyn on the 1939 register.

1939 Register taken on 29 September.

This census was taken in Chingford, Essex, England.

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

Military Service details for Llewelyn.

Llewelyn Morris served in the Royal Artillery. He enlisted in December 1940 & was released from service in 1946, serving over five years. Llewelyn enlisted in Hartlepool, County Durham, England & 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.