The Anniversary Of William Morris’s Death

3rd October 2015

IMG_6522On a recent visit to Kelmscott Manor I called into St Georges church yard, Kelmscott there lay a small simple grave. This is William Morris’s final resting place. Morris died on the 3rd of October 1896 in his wooden four poster bed at Kelmscott Manor.

This is the same bed in which he had been born 62 years earlier.

William’s grave is next to his wife Jane and his daughters Jenny and May.