Baron Morris

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There have been several hereditary and life peerages created for persons with the surname Morris, all in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

Baron Morris, of St John’s in the Dominion of Newfoundland and of the City of Waterford, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1918 for the lawyer and politician Sir Edward Morris upon his retirement as Prime Minister of Newfoundland. As of 2017 the title is held by his great-grandson, the fourth Baron, who succeeded his father in 2011.

Barons Morris (1918)[edit]

  • Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris (1858–1935)
  • Michael William Morris, 2nd Baron Morris (1903–1975)
  • Michael David Morris, 3rd Baron Morris (1937–2011)
  • Thomas Anthony Salmon Morris, 4th Baron Morris (b. 1982)

The heir presumptive is the present holder's brother, the Hon. James Morris (b. 1983)[1][dead link]

Line of Succession[edit]

  • Coronet of a British Baron.svg Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris (1858 – 1935)[2]
    • Coronet of a British Baron.svg Michael William Morris, 2nd Baron Morris (1903 – 1975)
      • Coronet of a British Baron.svg Michael David Morris, 3rd Baron Morris (1937 – 2011)
        • Coronet of a British Baron.svg Thomas Anthony Salmon Morris, 4th Baron Morris (b. 1982)
        • (1) Hon. James Morris (b. 1983)
      • (2) Hon. Edward Patrick Morris (b. 1937)
        • (3) Edward Patrick Morris (b. 1965)

Barons Morris of Kenwood (1950)[edit]

Law life peerages[edit]

Baron Morris (1889)[edit]

Baron Morris of Borth-y-Gest (1960)[edit]

Life peerages[edit]

Baron Morris of Grasmere (1967)[edit]

Baron Morris of Castle Morris (1990)[edit]

Baron Morris of Manchester (1997)[edit]

Baron Morris of Aberavon (2001)[edit]

Baroness Morris of Bolton (2004)[edit]

Baroness Morris of Yardley (2005)[edit]

Baron Morris of Handsworth (2006)[edit]

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