Sarah Elizabeth MORLEY

Born1836 Park Square, Leeds, Lancashire
Died1926 Dorking, Surrey

Biography and Notes

Sarah Morley was the eldest daughter of Richard Morley of Park Square, Leeds, Lancashire. She was the cousin of the philanthropist Samuel Morley and of the future Prime Minister - Herbert Henry Asquith.

Family records state that Sarah underwent a mastectomy operation on the dining room table at the family home in Gordon Square, London. She is buried with her husband in Dorking Cemetery. Her portrait (43" x 34") painted about 1924 by her son Frank is in the possession of D S Fletcher.

Robin Morley Fletcher and Vanessa Griffith
December 2015

Life Events

1858Married Alfred Evans FLETCHER in East Parade Chapel, Leeds, Lancashire
1859Birth of daughter Edith Morley FLETCHER
1862Birth of daughter Gertrude Morley FLETCHER
1863Birth of son Arthur Morley FLETCHER
1864Birth of son Herbert Morley FLETCHER MD, FRCP
1866Birth of son Frank Morley FLETCHER
1868Birth of son Bernard MORLEY-FLETCHER
1870Birth of son Eustace Morley FLETCHER
1872Birth of daughter Ruth Morley FLETCHER
1873Birth of son Sir Walter Morley FLETCHER KBE, CB, FRS, MD, FRCP
1877Birth of daughter Hilda Morley FLETCHER
1909Death of daughter Edith Morley FLETCHER
1920Death of husband Alfred Evans FLETCHER
1923Death of daughter Gertrude Morley FLETCHER

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