William Morris blue plaque in Oxford

William Morris, later Lord Nuffield (1877-1963), carmaker and philanthropist, lived and built bicycles here (1896-1903)

William Richard Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield GBE, CH, FRS (10 October 1877 – 22 August 1963), known as Sir William Morris, Bt, between 1929 and 1934 and as The Lord Nuffield between 1934 and 1938, was a British motor manufacturer and philanthropist. He was the founder of Morris Motors Limited and is remembered as the founder of the Nuffield Foundation and Nuffield College, Oxford. He took his title, Lord Nuffield, from the village of Nuffield, Oxfordshire where he lived.

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