HISTORY OF THE MORRISON NAME :
Recorded in several spellings including Morrison,
Morrieson, Morison, and Moryson, this is an Anglo-Scottish surname, which is
almost equally popular in
given name Morris was introduced into
examples of early recordings include those of Nicol Morysone of
The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Robert Morisson. This was dated 1379, in the Poll Tax records of Yorkshire, during the reign of King Edward 1st, 1272 -1307.Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to develop often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.
Our Morrison family including Lamb & Wildish
Small numbers by a name refer to personal number in listing eg WILLIAM 2 MORRISON ~ see 2
GENERATION ONE :
~ ~ JOHN MORRISON was born
about 1809 in
Children of JOHN MORRISON and MARY MOORE included:
JAMES MORRISON, born about
MARY ANN MORRISON, born about 1840 in Lanarkshire.
WILLIAM 2 MORRISON, born about 1842 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire.
MARGARET MORRISON, born 19 May 1844 in Cambuslang, Lanarkshire.
JOHN MORRISON, born 21 November 1845 in Lanarkshire and baptized 14 December 1845.
HUGH 3 MORRISON,
born about 1849 in
born about 1851 in
GENERATION TWO :
2. ~ ~ ~ WILLIAM MORRISON (JOHN)
was born about 1841 in Bothwell,
William married CATHERINE
LAMB on 7 October 1864 in Kirkton,
> Refer to the LAMB family for more information about the family of Catherine.
William and Catherine arrived in
Children of WILLIAM MORRISON and CATHERINE LAMB were:
THOMAS LAMB 4 MORRISON, born 26 December 1861 in
JANET GALBRAITH 5 MORRISON,
born 18 July 1865 in
MORRISON, born 23 May
GRACE MORRISON, born
MARY ANN MORRISON,
born 13 December 1870 in
JAMES 7 MORRISON, born
6 June 1872 in
WILLIAM FREDERICK 8 MORRISON,
born 1877 in
HUGH MORRISON, born 22
October 1879 in Gisborne,
RUBINA MAY (RUBY)
MORRISON, born 1883 in Gisborne,
William died on 27 August 1903 in Gisborne,
3. ~ ~ ~ HUGH MORRISON (JOHN) was born about 1849 in Bothwell,
Hugh married MARY McFEAT. Mary was born on 29 August 1850 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire and was the daughter of THOMAS McFEAT and MARGARET MALCOLM.
Hugh died on 26 April 1926 and was buried at
GENERATION THREE :
4. ~ ~ ~ THOMAS LAMB
> WILLIAM) was
born on 26 December 1861 in
Children of THOMAS MORRISON and MARGARET ROBINSON included:
CATHERINE LAMB MORRISON,
born 1888. Catherine married PERCY FROUD HEWITT in 1917. Catherine died in 1961
and was buried at
MORRISON, born 1888 (potentially twin of Catherine). Mary married LANGDALE
GILBERT OLSEN in 1907. She died in
JOHN MORRISON, born 1892.
JANE MORRISON, born 1893. Jane married PATRICK CASSERLY in 1913. She died suddenly on 22 October 1927.
ELSIE MARGUARETTE MORRISON, born 1899. Elsie married VIVIAN SINCLAIR McINTOSH in 1920.
Thomas died on 1 June 1946 in Gisborne,
~ ~ ~ JANET GALBRAITH MORRISON (JOHN > WILLIAM) was born on 26 December 1865 in
Janet married WILLIAM
THOMAS WILDISH on 20 April 1886 in Gisborne,
> Refer to the WILDISH family for more information about the family of William and children of Janet and William.
Children of JANET MORRISON and WILLIAM WILDISH included:
o CATHERINE CLARA LOUISA WILDISH, born 17 August 1887 in Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, NZ.
o GEORGE WILLIAM WILDISH, born 30 August 1889 in Gisborne.
o RALPH JAMES WILDISH, born 2 December 1890.
o MINNA CARLINA WILDISH, born 19 July 1892.
o WILLIAM MORRISON WILDISH, born 8 January 1897.
o SYDNEY ROY ERIC LOUISA WILDISH, born 21 April 1898.
o NORA WILDISH, born 15 July 1899 and died as an infant.
Janet died on 8 October 1923 in Gisborne and was
6. ~ ~ ~ JOHN MORRISON (JOHN > WILLIAM) was born on 23 May 1867 in
John married ANNIE LANGLEY in 1892 and they had seven children (Source BDM online) John died in 1947.
7. ~ ~ ~ JAMES
MORRISON (JOHN > WILLIAM) was born on 6 June 1872 in Parkfield
James married ELIZA WILDISH on 28 November 1896 in
> Refer to the WILDISH family for more information about the family of Eliza.
Children of JAMES MORRISON and ELIZA WILDISH included:
DORIS ROBINA MORRISON, born 11 April 1897 in Gisborne,
MURIEL HOPE MORRISON,
born 1 December 1900 in Gisborne,
ALLAN LEWIS MORRISON,
born 10 November 1906 in Gisborne,
ROBERT JAMES MORRISON, born 10 April 1910 in Gisborne,
8. ~ ~ ~ WILLIAM
FREDERICK MORRISON (JOHN > WILLIAM) was born in 1877
Children of WILLIAM MORRISON and MARY WHEELER included:
IVY FLORA DAPHNE MORRISON, born at the end of 1900. Ivy married HERBERT JOHNSON in 1924.
Mary died on 15 September 1933 and was buried at
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