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Husband: John Morphew
Born: 1717 1 Died: 20 Dec 1790 in Norwich, Norfolk 2 Probate: 1790 in Norwich, Norfolk (see note 1) Occupation: Attorney (see note 2) Father: _____ Morphew Notes
Wife: Mary Bond Married name: Mary Amyas Married: 26 Jan 1745/46 in Norwich St Helen, Norfolk 3 (see note 3)
Born: ABT 1713 Christened: 7 Feb 1712/13 in Little Ellingham, Norfolk 3 Died: 23 Feb 1788 in Norwich, Norfolk 4 (see note 4) Father: Jonas Bond (1678 - 1744) Mother: Mary Cater (1691 - 1767) Other spouse 1 Notes
1 F Mary Morphew | Born: ABT 1747 sp. Thomas Nichols |Married: 18 Dec 1781 Norwich St George Tombland, Norfolk 5 | Died: | Buried
2 M Henry Morphew | Born: ABT 1748 | Died: 1770 | Buried 19 Sep 1770 Little Ellingham, Norfolk 3
3 F Elizabeth Morphew | Born: ABT 1751 sp. Robert Barnard |Married: 8 Apr 1771 Larling, Norfolk 6,7 Born: ABT 1743 Died: 1820 | Died: 7 Apr 1779 8 | Buried 9 Apr 1779 Little Ellingham, Norfolk 3
4 M John Morphew | Born: 28 Nov 1752 5 sp. Sarah Cross |Married: 22 Dec 1774 Wisbech, Cambridgeshire 9 Born: ABT 1752 Died: 1805 | Died: 1814 | Buried 21 Sep 1814 Norwich St George Tombland, Norfolk 5
5 F Susan Morphew | Born: 25 Feb 1756 5 | Died: 27 Oct 1790 Norwich, Norfolk 4 | Buried
Sources: (1) . (2) 1154. (3) . (4) . (5) . (6) http://www.freereg.org.uk. (7) . (8) . (9) email Jan 2013 bjrgen@gmail.com. Event Notes Note (1) Will proved 30 Dec 1790 at Norwich. Mentions estates in Great Ellingham and Whitwell. Much left to Elizabeth Spurn, his housekeeper. To the children of his late daughter Elizabeth Barnard, deceased: 100 to Elizabeth, and 150 (payable at the age of 21) to Robert, John, Mary and Susan. 50 to his nephew John Morphew, son of his late brother Thomas. 50 to Elizabeth the wife of ... Broom of the Hythe, in Colchester. 50 each to his niece Christian Harvey, wife of Jonathan Harvey, of Thornham (Norfolk), barber and to her sister Mary the daughter of his late sister Rookwood deceased. Everything else to his executor, his son John Morphew. Note (2) An attorney and public notary. In Norfolk Record Office are (a) deed signed by bishop Philip of Norwich confirming letters patent granted to John Morphew, publick notary and John Morphew the younger (MS9326 7 B.9) (b) formulary of John Morphew 1736 - 1781, containing forms and precedents for different legal documents, by both father and son (ANW/21/15) (c) day book and post book of both John Morphews 1782 - 1806 (ANW/S/3/1) In Board of Stamps Apprenticeship Books IR1/50 f193; Johh Morphew Articled for 5 years on 26 Jan 1739/40 to Thomas Lodge, Attorney, Norwich, 5 shillings. Duty paid 13 July 1743 Chase's Norwich Directory 22 Mar 1783 has; John Morphew, attorney at law, Tuck's Court, King Street. Offices of the Archdeacons of Norwich and Suffolk: Mr Morphew's, Tuck's Court, King Street. Proctors (to the Dean): Mr Morphew, sen, & Mr Morphew, jun. In the Appendix (3 Jan 1784) under "Removals": John Morphew, Attorney, 1 Blue Boar Lane, King Street. John Morphew, jun, Attorney, Tuck's Court, King Street. Note (3) John Morphew singleman of Norwich, Mary Amyas widow, of St Peter Mancroft, Norwich. By licence Note (4) Sat 1 Mar 1788: On Saturday last died, greatly lamented, and deservedly so, in the 76th year of her age, Mrs. Morphew, wife of Mr. Morphew of this city For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index