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   11426 1.0 William Morrismale
No proof yet that Ann was the (second) wife of this William. Assumption from her appearance on the same table top tomb
7697 Father: William Morris    b. about 1700 at Desborough    d. 28 Jul 1777
7696 Mother: Mary Nursey    b. 1706 at Desborough    d. 01 Sep 1762
Baptism: 28 Sep 1729 at Desborough (source reads 'William of William & Mary Morris') Bp Transcripts Desb
Death: 03 Feb 1813, age: 83yMI   memorial
Burial: at St Giles, DesboroughMI

Married: (1) Mary Weston  before 1771Est. from child
b. about 1741, at Farndon, NorthamptonshireMI

   143152.1 William Morrismale
Bishop's Transcript implies William was the son of William Morris senior, but his wife had died years before, seems more likely to be the son of William senior's son, also called William
Death: 03 Aug 1777MI   memorial
Burial: 05 Aug 1777 at St Giles, Desborough (source reads 'William, son of [appears underneath a line reading 'William Morris senr']') Rec. Off. Trans.
Baptism: 20 Dec 1772 at Desborough (source reads 'Martha the Daughr of Willm and Mary Morris') Bp Transcripts Desb
Burial: 6 Mar 1818, aged 45, at St Giles, DesboroughIGI
Married: Samuel Cave  at Desborough by Licence, 31 Dec 1805 (marriage source reads: Samuel Cave of the Parish of Rothwell and Martha Morris of this Parish by Licence) Bp Transcripts Desb
b. 1756Derived/Burial
Birth: 13 May 1811, at DesboroughRowell Ind Chapel Reg
Baptism: 20 Nov 1811 at Independent Chapel, Rothwell, NorthamptonshireRowell Ind Chapel Reg
Married: Samuel Thompson  before 1831Est. from child
b. 07 Jun 1807, at DesboroughWesleyan Reg

   3974.1 Ann Adelaide Thompsonfemale
Birth: 16 Apr 1831, at DesboroughWesleyan Reg
Baptism: 22 Jun 1831 at Wesleyan Chapel, DesboroughWesleyan Reg
Birth: 10 Jul 1815, at DesboroughRowell Ind Chapel Reg
Baptism: 10 Jan 1816 at Independent Chapel, Rothwell, NorthamptonshireRowell Ind Chapel Reg
Death: 1855, age: 39yBMD

Additional information: Marriage Certificate 
Married: Edward Vandeleur  by Licence, 30 May 1837Mrg Cert
b. about 1804, at Dublin, IrelandCensus

   148214.1 Edward Vandeleurmale
Birth: about 1840, at MiddlesexCensus

   148224.2 David Roche Vandeleurmale
Birth: about 1841Census

   148234.3 Mary Jane Vandeleurfemale
Birth: about 1842Census

Married: (2) Ann Walker  at Weston by Welland, Northamptonshire by Licence, 24 Apr 1780 (marriage source reads: William Morris, of Desborough, & Ann Walker, of W., lic.) Parish Reg
b. about 1749, at Weston by Welland, NorthamptonshireMI



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