William OConnor Morris
1824-1904; b. Kilkenny, son of B. Morris, son of rector at Rincurran nr.
Kinsale; ed. Oxford; Bar, Kings Inns Law Prof.; County Court Judge,
Louth, 1872; Liberal-Unionist and opponent of Home Rule and Land League;
issued Ireland 1494-1869 (1898); also Memoirs of Gerald OConnor
(1903), a fictional reconstruction of event leading to and following Treaty
of Limerick. IF DIW
Stephen Brown, Ireland in Fiction [Pt. I] (Dublin: Maunsel
1919), lists Memoirs of Gerald OConnor (London: Digby,
Long 1903), narrative reconstructed from papers of an ancestor dealing
with the sequel to the Williamite War on the Continent; Morris was strongly
opposed to Home Rule, son of rector at Rincurran nr. Kinsale; preface
declares landlord viewpoint; Brown remarks that he was himself a
good landlord and an estimable man; issued Memories and Thoughts
of a Life [q.d.].
Hyland Catalogue, No.
220 (1996) lists William OConnor Morris, Memories and Thoughts of
a Life (1st edn., 1892). Also,
Belfast Central Public Library
holds W. OC. Morris, Ireland 1494-1869 (1898).