Solomon Morris

Personal Details

Born: 9 December 1886 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 19 January 1887 in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church.

Family: He was the youngest of six children born to Henry and Eliza Jane Morris. He married Elizabeth A Wheeldon in 1915 in Whitchurch and together they had six children – Dorothy V, John S, Elizabeth E, Robert, Thomas and Alma.

Residence: In 1891 he lived in Talbot Street, Whitchurch; by 1901 his mother had remarried (now Jones) and the family lived at 47 Talbot Street. In 1911 he lived at 44 Oddfellows Cottages, Smallbrook Road, Whitchurch. The 1919 Absent Voters’ register shows him living at 26 Smallbrook Road; by 1939 they had moved to 29 Newtown Road, Whitchurch. His address when he died was 4 Newtown Street, Whitchurch.

Employment: In 1901 he was an iron moulder’s apprentice; in 1911 a coal porter and in 1939 a road construction concrete layer.

Died: In 1950 in Whitchurch, aged 63, and was buried on 25 January 1950 in Whitchurch cemetery.

Military Details

Military details not known

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