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Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller Morrison

F, #596, b. circa 1885, d. after 1947
7 June 1911 Golden Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
8 June 1921 Diamond Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
  • Birth*: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller Morrison was born circa 1885.
  • She was the daughter of Richard Russell Morrison and Elizabeth Miller.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller Morrison married Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway, son of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher, on 29 August 1906 at Mather's Hotel, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1906 marriages in the district of St Mary in the Burgh of Dundee, ref 251; 1906 on the twenty-nineth day of August at Mather's Hotel Dundee after publication according to the forms of the English Presbyterian Church; signed Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway dental operator bachelor, aged 23 residing 5 Rustic Place Dundde; parents James Conway jute mill night watchman and Agnes McKenzie Conway ms Fisher; signed Elizabeth Miller Morrison antique dealer's assistant spinster, aged 23 residing 11 Reform Street Dundee; parents Richard Russell Morrison antiquarian and Elizabeth Morrison ms Miller; signed Rev John Conway Hammersmith Presbyterian Church of England assisted by T W Lister minister of Frederick Baptist Church Glasgow, signed James Conway, Jessie Miller, Janet Conway witnesses; registered 1906 August 31st at Dundee John K Stirten assit regsitrar initialled TM (Thos Meek registrar.)1
  • Married Name: As of 29 August 1906, her married name was Conway.
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller Morrison was present when James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher were celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary on 7 June 1911 at Mathers Hotel, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.2
    Mathers Hotel Dundee
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller Morrison was present when James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher were celebrating their Diamond Wedding Anniversary on 8 June 1921 at Masonic Hall, Cupar, Fife, Scotland.2
  • Newspaper Article: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller Morrison and Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway were mentioned in a newspaper article CONWAY, REV R
    Rev R and Mrs Conway were given a farewell social as Rev R Conway leaves St Andrews Baptist Church to take up an appointment in Hamilton on 25 September 1934.3
  • (Mother of Bride) Marriage: Her daughter Hope Myra Morrison Conway married Joseph Stanley Andrews on 21 June 1937 at Baptist Church, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland; 1937 marriages in the district of Hamilton in the county of Lanark, ref 162, 1937 on the Twenty-First day of June at Baptist Church Hamilton after banns according to the forms of the Baptist Church, signed Joseph Stanley Andrews Baptist Church Minister bachelor aged 25, 18 Mount Stewart Street Carluke, parents James Smith Andrews Baptist Church minister and Janet Andrews ms Lees; signed Hope Myrra Morrison Conway chiropodist spinster aged 22, 13 Bent Road Hamilton, parents Robert Fisher Conway Baptist Church minister and Elizabeth Miller Conway ms Morrison; signed John Conway minister emetrius Free Church of England Bristol, signed Ruth Fisher Conway Chrystal Bank Hamilton, Douglas Cameron Smith 5 Manse Crescent Stirling witnesses; registered 1937 Jane 22nd at Hamilton James Frame registrar
    [and from photograph provided by their grand-daughter].4,5
    Hamilton Baptist Church June 1937
  • (Deceased) Death*: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller Morrison died after 1947.

Census Events

Spouse31 March 1911She was listed in the household of Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway in the 1911 census at 27 Albany Terrace, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. 6 rooms with windows, 5 people in household; Robert F Conway, head, 27, married, dental anaeshetist, employer, born Dundee, Forfarshire; Elizabeth A Conway, wife, 27, married, 4 years, 2 children born, 2 children living, born Dundee Forfarshire. Muriel Elizabeth Conway, Ruth Agnes Fisher Conway and Mary Holland were also listed in the household.6
Last Edited: 8 Nov 2016

Parents:

Father*: Richard Russell Morrison b. c 1850
Mother*: Elizabeth Miller b. c 1846

Family:

Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway b. 30 May 1883, d. 24 Aug 1947
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller Morrison married Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway, son of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher, on 29 August 1906 at Mather's Hotel, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1906 marriages in the district of St Mary in the Burgh of Dundee, ref 251; 1906 on the twenty-nineth day of August at Mather's Hotel Dundee after publication according to the forms of the English Presbyterian Church; signed Robert Fisher McKenzie Conway dental operator bachelor, aged 23 residing 5 Rustic Place Dundde; parents James Conway jute mill night watchman and Agnes McKenzie Conway ms Fisher; signed Elizabeth Miller Morrison antique dealer's assistant spinster, aged 23 residing 11 Reform Street Dundee; parents Richard Russell Morrison antiquarian and Elizabeth Morrison ms Miller; signed Rev John Conway Hammersmith Presbyterian Church of England assisted by T W Lister minister of Frederick Baptist Church Glasgow, signed James Conway, Jessie Miller, Janet Conway witnesses; registered 1906 August 31st at Dundee John K Stirten assit regsitrar initialled TM (Thos Meek registrar.)1

Children:

Muriel Elizabeth Conway+ b. 1908, d. 1987
Ruth Agnes Fisher Conway+ b. 1911, d. 1992
Hope Myra Morrison Conway+ b. 1915, d. 6 Jan 2000
Grace McKenzie Conway+ b. 1919, d. 2008

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory marriage 1906 Dundee St Mary ref 251 image held [June 2004].
  2. [S4] James Conway - Agnes McKenzie Fisher, Autograph Book, 7 Jun 1911 & 1921, PC Carson, 2 Gillburn Road, Dundee, Scotland, Golden Wedding & Diamond Wedding Autograph Book.
  3. [S32] Newspaper Article, In Courier and Advertiser 25 September 1934, p.6 via Ancestry.co.uk [Aug 2011].
  4. [S40] JF [Oct 2010].
  5. [S64] Unknown subject General Record Office of Scotland, GROS Statutory marriage Hamilton 1937 647/00 0162 image held [Aug 2011].
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1911 Dundee 282/2 9/16 [Nov 2016].