Correspondence of the Morris Family

Scope and Content

Correspondence of the Morris family of Borth-y-Gest, Caernarfonshire, 1880-1942, including letters to Ellen (Nell) Edwards, 1881-1910; letters from Daniel Morris to Nell and his son, 1891-1917; letters of William Evans Morris to Daniel and family, 1880-1894; and letters to Daniel from his brothers, John and Robert, 1896-1942.

Administrative / Biographical History

Daniel Morris (fl. 1891-1942), bank manager, of Liverpool, Lancashire, and Borth-y-Gest, Caernarfonshire, was the son of William Evans Morris (1822-1894), of Porthmadog, Caernarfonshire. He was married to Ellen (Nell) Edwards (fl. 1881-1917). Their children were Gwen (b. 1894) and John William Morris (1896-1979), later Lord Morris of Borth-y-Gest.


Arranged into the following: Ellen Morris; Daniel Morris; William Evans Morris, Porthmadog; correspondence between Daniel Morris and his brothers; and miscellaneous.

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Llythyrau y Teulu Morris/Correspondence of the Morris Family, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Correspondence and papers of Lord Morris and his family are in the National Library of Wales, Lord Morris of Borth-y-Gest (uncatalogued). Further papers of Lord Morris are in the House of Lords Record Office: The Parliamentary Archives.