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John Bowes 
Morrell
1873 - 1963


John Bowes 
Morrell
, John joined Rowntree's Cocoa Works when he was 17, and became a Director at the young age of 25. He became Mayor of York in 1914 and again in 1950, he helped found the University of York, and the Borthwicke Institute, he bought many newspapers, including the Birmingham Gazette, and Lincolnshire Chronicle, the Westminster Press, etc.etc. He wrote books, especially about York which he loved; eg. 'York Monuments', and 'Woodwork at York'. He was made an Honorary Freeman of the City of York, given honorary degrees to Universities, and declined a knighthood.

Born: 1873Baptised:
Died: 1963Buried:
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Morrell

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1.
John Bowes 
Morrell
(
Watson
) 1873 - 1963
2.
William Wilberforce 
Morrell
(
Hutchinson
) 1837 - 1904
4.
Robert 
Morrell
(
Wilson
) 1799 - 1867
5.
Anna 
Wilson
(
Morrell
) 1796 - 1873
3.
Lydia 
Hutchinson
(
Morrell
) 1832 - 1939
6.
John 
Hutchinson
(
Bateman
) + post 1832
7.

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1. Friends Meeting House, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England 1902

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1873Born
1902Married Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
1914
John Bowes 
Morrell
(
Watson
) 1873 - 1963 inherited the title
Lord Mayor
  (York)
1950
John Bowes 
Morrell
(
Watson
) 1873 - 1963 inherited the title
Lord Mayor
  (York)
1963Died
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