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William Morris

who Departed this Life

the 28th Day of July 1777

Aged 77

Dear friends to grieve it is in vain
For your great Loss I Hope is my gain
So do not grieve but to God pray
That we may meet another day.

William Morris was born about 1700. He married Mary Nursey, also of Desborough, on 27th November 1726.

The couple had ten children. Their youngest son, Thomas, married another Mary Nursey - the daughter of Thomas's uncle Robert.