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PORTSMOUTH BAPTISMS/BIRTHS

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David

David Report 23 Jan 2013 11:39

Hi, I am looking for help to confirm dates of baptisms and births. I have looked on the free births and got the basic info but ideally I would like to confirm dates without having to purchase certificates (Getting rather expensive).

Looking for:
MARY ANN MORRISS bc1849
FRANK MORRISS bc1851
GEORGE MORRISS bc1854
JAMES MORRISS (GOT ALL INFO)
STEPHEN MORRISS bc1860 all possibly born in Chichester


HAZEL MORRISS bc1888
ALBERT JAMES MORRISS bc1897 both possibly born in Havant/Portsea area

JOHN G V MORRISS b1923 Portsmouth d1989.
MALE MORRISS b1924 d1924 Southampton.
JACQUELINE G V MORRISS b1925 Southampton. (Marriage/death needed)
MICHAEL A P MORRISS b1929 Portsmouth.

There is Jewish in the family so not sure how to find out if any of these relatives are Jewish? Any help would be a god send.

Kind regards
David

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 23 Jan 2013 11:50

Have you already tried Freebmd David? You can also check for baptisms on Familysearch.
Jan

David

David Report 23 Jan 2013 12:21

Thanks Brummiejan. I'll take a look at family search but I've looked at Freebmd.

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 14:02

There is no reason to be unsure of the birth info for anyone born after 1875..............

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 14:05

For anyone whose death occurred after 1969, his/her DOB (as known to the informant) is on the index

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: John George V Morriss
Birth Date: 16 Dec 1922
Date of Registration: May 1989
Age at Death: 66
Registration district: South East Hampshire
Inferred County: Hampshire
Volume: 20
Page: 1645

Why do you assume that Jacqueline married?

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 14:06

London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965
Name: Jacqueline G V Morriss
Year: 1948
County or Borough: Westminster
Ward or Division/Constituency: Paddington
Street Address: 3 Mary

Use freebmd to find her death....................

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 14:09

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
Name: Jacqueline Gloria Vera Morriss
Probate Date: 2 Nov 1948
Death Date: 27 Sep 1948
Death Place: London, England
Registry: London, England


(Letters of) Administration to John George Victor Morriss, shipwright, and George Andrew Slimming, headmaster

Effects: £328 21s 1d

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 14:09

If any of them were Jewish..........no baptism

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 14:16

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Albert J Morriss
Birth Date: abt 1898
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1954
Age at Death: 56
Registration district: Portsmouth
Inferred County: Hampshire
Volume: 6b
Page: 482

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 14:21

1891 England Census
Name: James Morriss
Age: 33
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1858
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Eliza Morriss
Gender: Male
Where born: Chichester, Sussex, England
Civil parish: Hove
Ecclesiastical parish: St Barnabas
Town: Hove
County/Island: Sussex
Country: England

Registration district: Steyning
Sub-registration district: Shoreham
ED, institution, or vessel: 18
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 819
Folio: 91
Page Number: 20
Household Members:
Name Age
James Morriss 33
Eliza Morriss 29
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'Hazel' appears from nowhere........no birth reg'n for her. I wonder if they thought they weren't going to be able to reproduce, and took her in.

1901 England Census
Name: James Morriss
Age: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1858
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Eliza Morriss
Gender: Male
Where born: Chichester, Sussex, England
Civil parish: Portsmouth
Ecclesiastical parish: St Marks
County/Island: Hampshire
Country: England

Registration district: Portsmouth
Sub-registration district: North End and Buckland
ED, institution, or vessel: 20
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 211
Piece: 981
Folio: 36
Page Number: 28
Household Members:
Name Age
James Morriss 43
Eliza Morriss 39
Hazel Morriss 13
Albert Morriss 3

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 14:27

1861 England Census about Stephen Morriss
Name: Stephen Morriss
Age: 9 Months
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Relation: Son
Father's Name: George Morriss
Mother's Name: Ann Morriss
Gender: Male
Where born: Chichester, Sussex, England
Civil parish: Chichester Subdeanery
County/Island: Sussex
Country: England

Registration district: Chichester
Sub-registration district: Chichester
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 30
Piece: 623
Folio: 65
Page Number: 5
Household Members:
Name Age
George Morriss 42
Ann Morriss 40
Mary Ann Morriss 12
Frank Morriss 10
George Morriss 7
James Morriss 4
Stephen Morriss 9 Months
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1871 England Census

Name: Stephen Morris
Age: 10
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Relation: Son
Mother's Name: Ann Morris
Gender: Male
Where born: Chichester, Sussex, England
Civil parish: Sub Deanery
County/Island: Sussex
Country: England
Registration district: Chichester
Sub-registration district: Chichester
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Household schedule number: 34
Piece: 1117
Folio: 59
Page Number: 5
Household Members:
Name Age
Ann Morris 48
Frank Morris 20
George Morris 17
James Morris 14
Stephen Morris 10
William Morris 7
Elizabeth Morris 5
George Lucas 42
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1911 England Census

Name: Stephen Morris
Age in 1911: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Chichester, Sussex
Civil parish: Brighton
County/Island: Sussex
Country: England
Street Address: 76 Washington Street Brighton
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Brick Laborer
Registration district: Brighton
Registration District Number: 79
Sub-registration district: East Brighton
ED, institution, or vessel: 16
Household schedule number: 416
Piece: 5104
Household Members:
Name Age
Stephen Morris 50
Lydia Charlotte Morris 46
Stephen William Morris 22
George Frederick Skeens 56
Daniel Alfred Jennins 27

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 14:32

No baptisms for any of them on Ancestry....................

David

David Report 23 Jan 2013 15:44

Thank you for your help Reggie. I'd seen various marriages for Jacqueline but wasn't sure. The info you have provide has been a great help. Thanks you again

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Jan 2013 15:50

There simply wasn't a marriage for Jacqueline anywhere in England/Wales, so I'm not sure what you saw..............

And please keep requests about the same family to ONE thread.