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David Report 22 Jan 2013 20:57

Hi, I'm looking for help to confirm some births Victor Morriss married Vera Florence Smith in Portsmouth 1921, I need to confirm this and Vera's maiden name as being SMITH. They had John G V Morriss b1923 portsmouth, Male Morriss b 1924 and d1924 in Southampton, Jacqueling G V Morriss b1925 Southampton and Michael A P Morriss b1929 Portsmouth. I am also looking to see id Michael is still alive so not sure where to look. Please help.

Kind regards


Joy Report 22 Jan 2013 21:07


Marriages Sep 1921

Morriss Victor Smith Portsmouth 2b 1178
Smith Vera F Morriss Portsmouth 2b 1178


jax Report 22 Jan 2013 21:09

Why would her name not be Smith? that was the name given as mmn on birth registrations


greyghost Report 22 Jan 2013 21:15

Related thread re Victor Morriss


jax Report 22 Jan 2013 21:33

It looks like Michael went to Australia in 1949

ER for 1963 no mention of a wife

Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980
about Michael Anthony Peter Morriss
Name: Michael Anthony Peter Morriss
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1963
State: Victoria
District: isaacs
Subdistrict: St Kilda

By 1980 he was living in Canberra


David Report 22 Jan 2013 21:58

Thank you all for your help. I just wanted to make sure I had the right person Jax.Do you think Michael could still be alive?


Mistycat Report 22 Jan 2013 23:18

A little bit more info about Michael....

UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960
Name: Michael Morriss
Gender: Male
Age: 20
Birth Date: abt 1929
Departure Date: 19 Aug 1949
Port of Departure: London, England
Destination Port: Melbourne, Australia
Ship Name: Ranchi
Search Ship Database: Search the 'Ranchi' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: P and O
Official Number: 16738
Master: A G Jenkins

Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980
Name: Michael Anthony P Morriss
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1954
State: Victoria
District: Flinders
Subdistrict: Mentone
Address...18 Parkers Rd, S12
Occ...Postal Official

In 1963 (that Jax gave)

Address...Flat 8,84 Blessington St
Occ...Customs Official

Name: Michael Anthony Peter Morriss
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1980
State: Australian Capital Territory
District: Canberra
Address...10 Red Hill, CT, Red Hill
Occ...p s ?

1977...same as 1980

No death record up to 1985

Misty x


David Report 23 Jan 2013 11:21

Thank you Misty x


Andysmum Report 23 Jan 2013 12:23

Also a related thread


David Report 23 Jan 2013 15:45

Thanks Andysmum. That's my thread from this morning lol.


Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 15:47

And duplicates aren't allowed, David