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Name: Frederick Morris

Burial Number: 1333

Gender: Male

Occupation: Gentleman

Born: 20/04/1842

Died: 06/02/1928

Buried: 09/02/1928


Frederick Bonamy Morris was born in Calcutta, India, on 20th April 1842; he was the son of Frederick John Morris, 32yrs, Civil Service Bengal, and Caroline Locke, 22yrs, nee Dobree. In 1845 his father died and his sister, Emma, was born. His widowed mother, with 2 children, returned to England and in 1851were living in Brighton, Frederick, aged 9yrs, was at boarding school.

On the 21st of January 1868 Frederick married Mary Frances Lamotte, 23yrs, at Hove Church, Brighton, it was a double wedding with Mary’s sister, Emily Adelaide Lamotte, (see below).

There are no further census records until 1901 when Frederick and Mary are living in Chertsey, Surrey. They had no children. At some point they moved to Worthing, Sussex, and Frederick was widowed in January 1910, when Mary Frances died at Holmsdale, Lansdowne Road, 7 days short of their 42nd wedding anniversary.

In July 1910, Frederick, 68yrs, married again, Eileen Agnes Houliham, 28yrs, they had 2 sons, Frederick Henry James Bonamy Morris, b.1911, and Herbert Patrick Bonamy Morris, b.1913.

Frederick died, aged 86yrs, on 6th February 1928 at Woodcot, East Beach Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, probate was granted to George Ernest Thomson, merchant, effects £358 9s 8d.

Value 2021- £23K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Frederick Morris

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 2 Plot: 6

Exact Location (what3words): filled.assure.tribune

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Mary Frances for 42 years the beloved wife of F. Bonamy Morris born 15th Decr. 1844 died 15th Janry. 1910 "Well done thou good and faithful servant.....Lord" Matthew XXV21 "Jesus Mercy" In ever loving memory of my dear husband Frederick Bonamy Morris born April 20th 1842 entered into rest February 6th 1928 "Thy will be done" "Loving thoughts will ever linger round the grave where thou art laid"

Further Information


Name: Frederick Bonamy Morris

Gender: Male

Born: 20/04/1842

Town: Calcutta

County: Unknown

Country: India


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 21/02/1868

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Second Name: Frances

Spouse Last Name: Lamotte

Town of Marriage: Hove

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: /07/1910

Spouse First Name: Eileen

Spouse Second Name: Agnes

Spouse Last Name: Houliham

Town of Marriage: Marylebone

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 06/02/1928

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Woodcot

Address line 3: East Beach Road,

Town: Shoreham-by-Sea

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £358 9 s 8 d

Current value of effects: £23000

Census Information


Living at 83, London Street, Chertsey, Surrey. Frederick B. Morris, 58yrs, living on own means, wife, Mary F., 56yrs.


Living at 2, Beaulieu Terrace, Bournemouth, Hampshire. Frederick Bonamy Morris, 68yrs, wife, Eileen Agnes Morris, 28yrs, nee Houliham. (Born Ireland).


Living at 32, St. James’s Street, Brighton, Sussex.

Frederick Bonamy Morris
Male 1842 79 Calcutta, India None
Eileen Agnes Morris
Female 1882 39 Tipperary, Ireland None
Frederick H Y B Morris
Male 1911 9 Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
Herbert P B Morris
Male 1913 8 Southsea, Hampshire, England
A J Anthony Morris
Male 1918 2 Sutton, Surrey, England

Miscellaneous Information

Hampshire Telegraph – Saturday 25 January 1868


On Tuesday, the 21st inst., at Hove Church, Brighton, by the Ven. Archdeacon Otter (Chichester), assisted by the Rev. George G. Lamotte, uncle of the brides, Frederick Bonamy Morris, Esq., to Mary Frances; and Charles Rainger, Esq., to Emily Adelaide-daughters of John Lagier Lamotte, Esq., of Brunswick-square, Brighton.