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PORTSMOUTH HELP - Morriss

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David

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
David

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 22 Jan 2013 21:07

From http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/

Marriages Sep 1921

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

jax

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

greyghost Report 22 Jan 2013 21:15

Related thread re Victor Morriss
http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/genealogy_chat/thread/1318060

jax

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

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

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

David Report 23 Jan 2013 11:21

Thank you Misty x

Andysmum

Andysmum Report 23 Jan 2013 12:23

Also a related thread

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/genealogy_chat/thread/1318169

David

David Report 23 Jan 2013 15:45

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

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 15:47

And duplicates aren't allowed, David