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Welcome to our new Village History Section

Here you will be able to learn about the history of our Parish. As always we welcome contributions from people who use this website, or those that live in, or once lived in the tranquil village of Morley. If you do wish to contact us, please us the contact details found here. otherwise enjoy our history page as it continues to grow and record events in and around Morley.

Morley on Wikipedia

See our very own wikipedia page here

Ancient carving at St Matthew's church

Morley History – the Prequel

Our first article takes us back to when the rocks of Morley were being forged. Read Morley History – the Prequel for an insight in to Morley's prehistory

Article written by - Jim Parish

Morley History – In The Beginning

Continuing from the Prequal, Jim takes us and Morley from 10,000 years ago until the 1800s. Read Morley History – In The Beginning

Article written by - Jim Parish

Morley History – The Rectors Tale

In this article Jim allows us to read an acoount from Reverend Robert Wilmot who was Rector of the Church of St Matthew, Morley from 1777 to 1803. Read Morley History – The Rectors Tale

Article written by - Jim Parish

A History of the Parish of Morley Derbyshire

by the Morley Village History Committee
ISBN 0 86971 033 5
Copyright 1977, Morley Village History Committee

Now out of print but presented on our website for all to enjoy - click here

Council Info

The next meeting of Morley Parish Council will be held on Thursday, 27 April at The Retreat, Church Lane, Morley at 7.30 pm. It will be followed by an open meeting to plan the Morley Gala. Everyone welcome. Future meetings will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month, except December.








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