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Robert Morris (1726-1803)

Robert Morris was a hatter of Fenchurch Street, London. He was a member of the Foundery Society and worshipped at City Road Chapel for many years. Morris was a close friend of the Wesley brothers and assisted with the conveyance of the land for the City Road Chapel, on the deed of which his name appears as the first signatory.

His family remained prominent in London Methodism well into the nineteenth century.

Source: George John Stevenson, City Road Chapel, London, and its Associations, Historical, Biographical, and Memorial (1872), 517,538.

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