Hugh MORRIS

(1787 - )
Father*Fergusson MORRIS b. 1747
Mother*Jean ARTHUR
Hugh MORRIS was born on 25 November 1787 in Irvine, Ayrshire,1 and was baptised on 26 November 1787 in Irvine.1
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S236] CD - Dr Williams Library & County Civil records, British Vital Records CDs, FHL film 1041383.

Hunter MORRIS1

(1872 - 1961)
Father*Arthur William MORRIS1 b. 1825, d. 1910
Mother*Janet (Jessie) MOODIE1 b. 1834, d. 1910
Hunter MORRIS was born at Thornden in Helensburgh, Row, Dunbartonshire, on 25 April 1872.2,1

He farmed at 'Winchmore', near Ashburton prior to WWI, and was an active member of the Nth Canterbury Roads Board.

He enlisted on 28 Jun 1916 in the NZEF (#17525) as a Trooper in the 19th Reinforcements, NZ Mounted Rifles Brigade and embarked for Egypt on the troopship Waihora, in Wellington on 5 December 1916.3,4 He was on active duty from 12 January 1917 at Egypt as part of the Sinai-Palestine campaign, before embarking on the 30 Jun 1919 on the Ulimaroa to return to New Zealand. He was discharged in Wellington on the 9 Sep 1919.4

Hunter died on 20 June 1961 in Ashburton, Canterbury, at age 89.2,5,6 He was buried on 22 June 1961 at the Ashburton Lawn Cemetery in Ashburton.7,8
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Row, Statutory Births, GRO 503/00 0069.
  2. [S1] Manuscript - Journal of A W Morris, Family Register on page 519.
  3. [S597] Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database, at http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/cenotaph/…
  4. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), item R21377526, agency AABK, series 18805, accession W5549, box 48, record 83237 (WW1 17525 Army service record).
  5. [S576] Ashburton Cemeteries database, at http://www.ashburtondc.govt.nz/services/cemeteries.htm
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1961/24423.
  7. [S134] Cemetery Marker - Hunter Morris, Ashburton Lawn Cemetery, NZ.
  8. [S576] Ashburton Cemeteries database, at http://www.ashburtondc.govt.nz/services/cemeteries.htm, Ashburton Lawn Cemetery, Plot 5, Presbyterian, aged 89, farmer.

James Howe MORRIS

(1865 - 1945)
Father*Arthur William MORRIS b. 1825, d. 1910
Mother*Janet (Jessie) MOODIE b. 1834, d. 1910
Farmer. James Howe MORRIS was born in Anderson's Bay, Dunedin, Otago, on 17 June 1865.1,2

James died on 17 November 1945 in Temuka, Canterbury, at age 80.1,3
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S1] Manuscript - Journal of A W Morris, Family Register on page 519.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1865/4869.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1945/31866, aged 80.

James Howe MORRIS1

(1821 - 1896)
Father*Alexander MORRIS1 b. 1777, d. 1854
Mother*Marion HOWE1 b. 1786, d. b 1851
James Howe MORRIS was born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, on 10 May 1821.1 and was baptised on 22 May 1821 in West (Old) Parish.2,1
He was listed as the brother of Margaret Hunter MORRIS in the 1891 Census at Mayfield Cottage, West Back Rd in Irvine, Ayrshire, and was a retired accountant.3

He was appointed executor of Margaret Hunter MORRIS's estate in Irvine, Ayrshire, on 25 September 1894.4,5,6

James died on 31 May 1896 in Irvine, Ayrshire, at age 75.7,5,8,9

His estate was confirmed in Irvine, Ayrshire, on 12 November 1896 with Arthur William MORRIS appointed executor but was complicated by its geographic spread - although sealed in Irvine, 12 Nov 1896 with a value of £1279/19/-, it had a confirmation seal in England (21 Nov 1896) with a further affidavit by his brother Arthur in Dunedin, New Zealand (Mar 1897).10,5,8
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Greenock Old (or West), OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 564/03 0050 0054.
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry C119575, film 1041063 (1819-1833 BDMs).
  3. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 595/00 001/00 033.
  4. [S358] Probate - Testament - Margaret Morris Archives of New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office DAAC/9073 111 2646, Ayr Sheriff Court, SC6/44/57.
  5. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar.
  6. [S1046] Index - Commissary Clerk of Edinburgh, Scottish Calendar of Confirmations, confirmation granted at Ayr 25 Sep 1894 to James Howe MORRIS, her brother; executor dative qua next of kin, as she died intestate.
  7. [S359] Probate - Testament - James Morris Archives of New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office DAAC/9074 252 9950.
  8. [S1046] Index - Commissary Clerk of Edinburgh, Scottish Calendar of Confirmations, confirmation granted at Ayr 12 Nov 1896 to Arthur William MORRIS, Manager, Otago & Southland Investment Co, Dunedin, NZ, his brother; executor dative qua next of kin, as he died intestate.
  9. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Irvine, Statutory Deaths, GRO 595/00 0094, aged 75.
  10. [S359] Probate - Testament - James Morris Archives of New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office DAAC/9074 252 9950, Ayr Sheriff Court, SC6/44/59.

Janet MORRIS

(1790 - )
Father*Fergusson MORRIS b. 1747
Mother*Jean ARTHUR
Janet MORRIS was born on 10 September 1790 in Irvine, Ayrshire,1 and was baptised on 19 September 1790 in Irvine.2
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S236] CD - Dr Williams Library & County Civil records, British Vital Records CDs, FHL film 1041383.
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No: C115952; Source Call No: 1041383, 0102834; Film: 6900524.

Jean MORRIS

(1782 - )
Father*Fergusson MORRIS b. 1747
Mother*Jean ARTHUR
Jean MORRIS was born on 23 February 1782 in Irvine, Ayrshire,1 and was baptised on 4 March 1782 in Irvine.2
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S236] CD - Dr Williams Library & County Civil records, British Vital Records CDs, FHL film 1041383.
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No: C115952; Source Call No:      1041383, 0102834;      Film: 6900524.

Jessie MORRIS

(1860 - 1950)
Father*Arthur William MORRIS b. 1825, d. 1910
Mother*Janet (Jessie) MOODIE b. 1834, d. 1910
Jessie RIDINGS
(nee MORRIS)
(1860-1950)
Jessie MORRIS was born in Dunedin, Otago, on 19 May 1860.1,2

She married James Percy (Boz) RIDINGS at First Church in Dunedin, Otago, on 8 December 1891.1,3,4,5

She was named as a beneficiary of the will of Arthur William MORRIS dated 2 May 1904 in Dunedin, Otago.6

Jessie died on 28 December 1950 in Auckland, Auckland, at age 90.1,7

Family

James Percy (Boz) RIDINGS (1860 - 1947)
Child
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S1] Manuscript - Journal of A W Morris, Family Register on page 519.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1860/2084.
  3. [S421] Presbyterian Church Archives of NZ, at http://www.archives.presbyterian.org.nz/
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 3550.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1891/2644.
  6. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Dunedin probate record, Item ID R22067021, Agency DAAC, Accession D239, box 310, record 891.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1950/27597, aged 90.

Jessie Violet Mary (Mollie) MORRIS

(1906 - 1974)
Father*George Moodie MORRIS b. 1861, d. 1929
Mother*Margaret Helen Mary (Daisy) DYMOCK b. c 1870, d. 1963
Jessie Violet Mary (Mollie) MORRIS was born in Wellington on 14 January 1906.1

She married Frederick Arthur Llewellyn HUNT in New Zealand in 1928.2,3

She died on 25 August 1974 in Wellington, Wellington, at age 68.4,5 She was cremated on 27 August 1974 at the Karori Crematorium in Wellington.5

Family

Frederick Arthur Llewellyn HUNT (1899 - 1976)
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1906/6789, and Death Reg. No. 1974/39622 gives this birthdate.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 245.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1928/532.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1974/39622.
  5. [S570] Wellington City Cemeteries database, at https://wellington.govt.nz/services/community-and-culture/…, Rec. No. 38924.

Mabel Constance MORRIS

(1905 - 1999)
Father*Charles Edwin MORRIS b. 1871, d. 1924
Mother*Edith Maud ARMSTRONG b. 1875, d. 1959
Mabel Constance MORRIS was born in Oamaru, Otago, on 31 October 1905.1

Mabel died in 1999 in Napier, Hawkes Bay.2
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1905/18086, and Death Reg. No. 1999/10103 gives this birthdate.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1999/10103.

Margaret MORRIS1

(1780 - )
Father*Fergusson MORRIS1 b. 1747
Mother*Jean ARTHUR1
Margaret MORRIS was born on 29 January 1780 in Irvine, Ayrshire,2 and was baptised on 30 January 1780 in Irvine.3
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S240] Will - Alexander Morris, Ayr Sheriff Court Inventories.
  2. [S236] CD - Dr Williams Library & County Civil records, British Vital Records CDs, FHL film 1041383.
  3. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No: C115952; Source Call No:      1041383, 0102834;      Film: 6900524.