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MORRIS & LEA

DaveHam9

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John Lea
Spouse Sarah Hardridge
Marriage 8 Sep 1827
Event Place Feckenham, Worcestershire, England
Source Details item 1 p 70
Microfilm Number 350574
Batch I041632

1841 Lea family
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William James Morris c. 25 Jul 1830 Much Cowarne, Herefordshire, England
John MORRIS & Ann
Batch C024566

I can't find them in 1841.
 
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The 1851 Census gives the address as Nest, Feckenham, Alcester, Worcestershire not Warwickshire, although it is only a couple of miles from the county boundary.

1861
RG09/2235/F51/p31
Astwood, Feckenam, Alcester, Worcestershire
Elizabeth Canning 54 marr Bromsgrove
John Lea widower 54 Visitor Bricklayer Feckenham

John's wife Sarah was buried in Feckenham 19 February 1844. Sarah Lea Mar 1844 Alcester Union in the Counties of Warwick and Worc 16 132 aged 35
In the 1851 Census youngest son Benjamin is with his father, Clarinda, Reuben and John are all live-in servants and I can't find William.
 

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MORRIS, JOHN 74
GRO Reference: 1862 M Quarter in ALCESTER Volume 06D Page 347

John Morris
Burial 9 Mar 1862
Event Place Feckenham, Worcestershire, England
Source Details item 1 p 71

MORRIS, JOHN 84
GRO Reference: 1864 J Quarter in OF ALCESTER IN THE COUNTIES OF WARWICK AND WORCEST Volume 06D Page 339

John Morris
Burial 20 Jun 1864
Event Place Feckenham, Worcestershire, England
Source Details item 1 p 83

1861 This is not the one I'm tracing
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7PX-W5D
 
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I can't find the Morris family in 1841.

7x baptisms in Dilwyn, Hereford for an Ann abt 1794.
 
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1841
HO107/1197/2/F31/p3
Bradley Greens, Feckenham, Alcester
John Morris 55 Farmer
Ann Morris 40
William James Morris 10
Harriet Morris 8
John Davis Morris 7
Ellen Morris 3
All born Worcestershire.

You have the wrong baptism for William James in Post#2
William James Morris baptised 2 December 1830 Feckenham parents John and Ann
 

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Thanks emeltee.

Perhaps Ellen is older than 1841 census indicates. I can't find a birth reg to get mmn.
 
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