Col. Valentine Morris

???? - 1743


Slave-owner of Antigua and purchaser of Piercefield Monmouthshire in 1740. Father of Valentine Morris II (q.v.). Shown by Vere Langford Oliver as owner of Crabbs, Martins and Willoughby Bay and the enslaved people on them.


Vere Langford Oliver History of Antigua Vol. II pp. 272-273.

Further Information

(1) Elizabeth Keynel (2) Elizabeth Wilmot

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1727 [SY] - 1734 [EY] → Mortgage Holder
1734 [SY] - 1743 [EY] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Piercefield [Purchased] 
description →
Country house and estate in Monmouthshire, purchased by Co. Valentine Morris in 1740, improved and landscaped by his son Valentine Morris II (q.v.) using Richard Owen Cambridge, sold in 1785 and...

Relationships (3)

Father → Son
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Addresses (1)

Piercefield House, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, South Wales, Wales