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Morris, Baron (UK, 1918)


Creation: let. pat. 15 Jan 1918


Family name: Morris




Barry wavy of eight Argent and Azure two Codfish naiant proper on a Chief of the second a Two Masted Schooner in full sail also proper


A Caribou's Head couped at the neck proper charged on the neck with a Trefoil Or


On either side a Caribou proper charged on the shoulder with a Trefoil Or


Semper Fidelis (Always faithful)



1Edward Patrick [Morris], 1st Baron Morris, KCMG PC

son of Edward Morris, of Waterford and later of St John's, Newfoundland


8 May 1858


19 Jan 1901 Isabel Langrishe Fox (widow of Hon James P Fox;  d. 1 Jul 1934), dau. of Rev William Wellman Le Gallais, of Jersey and Newfounland


24 Oct 1935


15 Jan 1918 Baron Morris, of St John's in the Dominion of Newfoundland and of the City of Waterford

suc. by



Attorney-General and Minister of Justice of Newfoundland 1902-07;  Prime Minister of Newfoundland 1909-18


Michael William [Morris], 2nd Baron Morris


12 Apr 1903

mar. (1)

18 Apr 1933 (div. 1946) Jean Beatrice Maitland-Makgill-Crichton (mar. (2) 6 Apr 1946 Cyril Barnet Salmon QC of Quaives, Wickhambreaux, Canterbury, co. Kent;  d. 1989), 1st dau. of Lt Col David Edward Maitland-Makgill-Crichton, by his wife Phyllis Cuthbert, 1st dau. of Claude Arthur Cuthbert, of Bryn Garth, co. Hereford

mar. (2)

12 Jul 1960 Mary Agate (former wife of Anthony Robert Agate;  d. 1991), 2nd dau. of Rev Alexander Reginald Langhorne, of Neston, co. Cheshire


11 Mar 1975

suc. by

son by first wife


Michael David [Morris], 3rd Baron Morris


9 Dec 1937

mar. (1)

11 Nov 1959 (div. 1962) Denise Eleanor Richards, only dau. of Morley Richards

mar. (2)

4 Sep 1961 (div. 1969) Jennifer Gilbert, only dau. of S/Ldr Tristram Gilbert, of The Cranhams, Cirencester, co. Gloucester

children by second wife

1. Hon Anna Maria Morris (b. 23 Dec 1962)

2. Hon Michaela Mary Morris (b. 8 Sep 1965)

mar. (3)

25 Jun 1980 (div. 1996) Juliet Susan Buckingham, twin dau. of Anthony Buckingham, of The Shaugh, Upper Hartfield, co. Sussex

children by third wife

1. Hon Thomas Anthony Salmon Morris, later 4th Baron Morris

2. Hon James Morris, heir presumptive to the Barony of Morris (b. 1 Aug 1983)

3. Hon Lucy Juliet Morris (b. 18 Jan 1981)

mar. (4)

1999 Nicola Mary Watkins, only dau. of Colin Morgan Watkins


5 May 2011

suc. by

son by third wife


Thomas Anthony Salmon [Morris], 4th Baron Morris


2 Jul 1982


The heir presumptive to the Barony of Morris is Hon James Morris, second son of the 3rd Baron Morris and younger brother of the present Baron.


 Last updated 27 May 2011




3rd Baron Morris, of St John's in the Dominion of Newfoundland and of the City of Waterford

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 15 Jan 1918)



[Not known]



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