Eliza F. Morris

MORRIS, Eliza Frances (‘Fanny’) (née Goffe). b . London, 1821; d. Malvern Link, Worcestershire, 21 November 1874. She married Josiah Morris, sub-editor of the Malvern News, in 1849. She published two volumes of verse: The Voice and the Reply (1858: JJ says published at Worcester; the Bodleian Library gives London ), and Life Lyrics (1866). After her death Josiah published The Life and Poems of Eliza F. Morris, written and edited by her husband (1876). She is remembered for the hymn, ‘God of pity, God of grace’*, found in many hymnbooks in the 19th century and the first part of the...

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