The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for William Morris, master cordwainer, son of Thomas Morris and Elizabeth Morris [Berwick]
Generation No. 1
  1. William Morris, master cordwainer was the son of Thomas Morris and Elizabeth Morris [Berwick]. He was born 1784 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 16th May 1784 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Thomas & Elizabeth Morrice[sic]; died Jan 1866 at Maresfield, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 28th Jan 1866 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  He married Jane Fitness on 3rd Sep 1807 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was born 1788 at Fletching, Sussex; died Mar 1864 at Maresfield, Sussex, aged 76 years; buried 21st Mar 1864 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJane who was born 1808 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1808 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Fletching, Sussex
2 iiThomas who was born 1810 at Newick, Sussex
  iiiCaroline who was born 1817 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 24th Aug 1817 St. Bartholomew's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of William (labourer) & Jane Morris
3 ivAaron who was born 1821 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 10th Jun 1821 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of William (labourer) & Jane Morris
  vHannah who was born 1823 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 15th Jun 1823 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of William (labourer) & Jane Morris; died Jan 1828 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 4 years; buried 9th Jan 1828 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  viMark who was born 1824 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 25th Dec 1824 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of William (labourer) & Jane Morris; died Jul 1827 Maresfield, Sussex, infant; buried 15th Jul 1827 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  viiMatthew who was born 1827 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 22nd Apr 1827 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of William (shoemaker) & Jane Morris; died Dec 1830 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 4 years; buried 26th Dec 1830 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Thomas Morris, shoemaker was the son of William Morriss, master cordwainer and Jane Morriss [Fitness]. He was born 1810 at Newick, Sussex
  He married Harriott Curd on 10th Sep 1838 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. She was the daughter of Joseph Curd and Sarah Curd [Miller]. She was born 1821 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 18th Nov 1821 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMatthew who was born 1839 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 15th Dec 1839 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Thomas (labourer) & Harriet Morris
  iiMary Anne who was born 1842 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 1st May 1842 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas (shoemaker) & Harriet Morris
  iiiMargaret who was born 1844 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 22nd Dec 1844 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas (shoemaker) & Harriet Morris
   
  3. Aaron Morris, nursery labourer was the son of William Morriss, master cordwainer and Jane Morriss [Fitness]. He was born 1821 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 10th Jun 1821 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of William (labourer) & Jane Morris
  He married Sarah Weston on Jan to Mar 1852, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1852 Q1 Vol 2b Page 132. She was born 1828 at Maresfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iAdolphus who was born 1853 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1853 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris; died Apr 1854 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 1 year; buried 2nd Apr 1854 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  iiAnsell who was born 1855 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 27th May 1855 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris; died Aug 1857 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 2 years & 4 months; buried 17th Aug 1857 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
4 iiiNelson who was born 1856 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 28th Dec 1856 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris
  ivNorton who was born 1858 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 4th Jul 1858 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris
  vDeborah who was born 1860 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 17th Jun 1860 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris
  viSarah who was born 1862 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1862 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris
  viiAaron who was born 1864 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 6th Sep 1864 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris; died before 10th Sep 1864 Maresfield, Sussex, infant; buried 10th Sep 1864 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
  viiiWilliam Henry who was born 1866 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 12th Aug 1866 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris; died Nov 1869 Maresfield, Sussex, aged 3 years 6 months; buried 7th Nov 1869 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex
5 ixCelinda who was born 1873 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Mar 1873 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris
   
Generation No. 3
  4. Nelson Morris was the son of Aaron Morris, nursery labourer and Sarah Morris [Weston]. He was born 1856 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 28th Dec 1856 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris
  He married Louisa Adelade Eastwood on 12th Nov 1881 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1881 Q4 Vol 2b Page 241. She was the daughter of Edmund Eastwood, farm labourer and Harriett Elizabeth Eastwood. She was born 1857 at Buxted, Sussex
   
  5. Celinda Tester [Morris] was the daughter of Aaron Morris, nursery labourer and Sarah Morris [Weston]. She was born 1873 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Mar 1873 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, daughter of Aaron (labourer) & Sarah Morris
  She married Owen Tester on Oct to Dec 1904, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1904 Q4 Vol 2b Page 281. He was the son of Matthew Tester, farm labourer and Harriet Tester [Ridley]. He was born 1877 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 6th May 1877 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, son of Matthew Tester (labourer) and Harriet Tester. They had the following children:
  iLois Millicent who was born 1905 at Maresfield, Sussex
  iiDorothy Ruth who was born 1907 at Withyham, Sussex
  iiiFrederick Owen Matthew who was born 1909 at Crowborough, Sussex
   

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