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Caroline Honoria Morris

1815/16–73

Composer. Née Campbell. Born in Gibraltar. Composed songs with piano accompaniment. Music mistress to Princess Augusta. Married James Morris in 1840. Lived in Mauritius from 1844 to 1849. Following her husband’s death in 1869, she took over as agent for the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Mauritius.

Sources

BMD (Death index)

Census returns of England and Wales 1851 (The National Archives: Public Record Office HO107/1513/50/27)

Court Journal 1835, p. 267

Dictionary of Mauritian biography s.v. Morris, James