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William Morris

  • Birth 24 Mar 1834 Walthamstow, London Borough of Waltham Forest, Greater London, England
  • Death 3 Oct 1896 Hammersmith, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, Greater London, England
  • Burial Kelmscott, West Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England
  • Memorial ID 11787

Artist. He was a printer, designer, writer and socialist. His company Morris and Co. was noted for its stained glass, which can be seen in many churches across England. His greatest achievement as a designer was in the fields of textiles and wallpapers. In 1890 he founded the Kelmscott press, designing three types of prefaces for the press.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11787
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Morris (24 Mar 1834–3 Oct 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11787, citing St George Churchyard, Kelmscott, West Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .