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James Morris

M, #5775, b. 16 January 1909, d. 2001
Last Edited: 28 Jun 2018

Parents:

Father*: James Wilson Morris harbour labourer b. 17 Jun 1860, d. 30 Nov 1918
Mother*: Euphemia Stewart Johnston jute spinner b. 5 Jan 1884, d. 22 Nov 1918
  • (Child) Birth*: James Morris was born on 16 January 1909 at 1 Small's Wynd, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1909 births in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee, ref 78; James Morris Johnston illegitimate; 1909 January sixteenth 2h 0m am 1 Small's Wynd Dundee, male; mother Euphemia Johnston jute spinner, no father stated; informant Euphemia Johnston mother; registered 1909 February 4th at Dundee T Y Miller registrar.1,2
  • He was the son of James Wilson Morris harbour labourer and Euphemia Stewart Johnston jute spinner.
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Morris died in 2001.
  • Name Variation: As of circa 1910, James Morris was also known as James Morris Johnston.
  • (Witness) Death: His mother Euphemia Stewart Johnston jute spinner died on 22 November 1918 at 18 Park Wynd, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; Euphemia Stewart Morris, Jute Spinner (married to James Morris, Harbour Labourer) 1918, November Twenty-second, 6h 20m PM at 18 Park Wynd, Dundee, aged 34 years; parents: William Johnston, Labourer (deceased), Euphemia Johnston, ms Stewart (deceased); cause: influenza 7 days as cert by William Kinnear MD; informant James Morris X his mark Widower present. Wit J G Millar, reg; registered 23 Nov 1918, J G Millar registrar.3
  • (Witness) Death: James Morris witnessed the death of James Wilson Morris harbour labourer on 30 November 1918 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1918 deaths in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 802; James Wilson Morris harbour labourer widower of 1st Sarah Jarvis 2nd Euphemia Stewart Johnston; 1918 November thirtieth 0h 15m pm at Royal Infirmary Dundee (UR 18 [Dock?] Wynd); male aged 58 years; parents Robert Morris weaver (dec) Isabella Morris ms Wilson (dec); cause broncho-pneumonia (post-influenza) as cert by G R Dudhope MB; informant Isabella Brannan sister-in-law present 93 Overgate; registered 1918 December 2nd at Dundee Tho Meek registrar.4
  • (Witness) Address: As of circa 1939, James Morris was visiting Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier at at 40 Guthrie Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; During the earlier years (pre 1939) Mary and family moved house about every two years – and always in May. But during the war they stayed in Guthrie Street and it was while they were there that Margaret remembers her uncles visiting her mother.5

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1911They was listed as a member of the household of Euphemia Stewart Johnston jute spinner in the 1911 census at 1 Small's Wynd, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James D Morris, son, 2, b Dundee; Euphemia Johnston, head, 27, single, [scored out - 4 children born, 3 living - which is correct from records of the time - and 'none' written above], jute spinner at jute mill, worker, b Dundee; 2 rooms with windows.6

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held 282/01 0078 [Feb 2011].
  2. [S22] E-mail message , Aberlour Trust Archives www.aberlour.org.uk [July 2011].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), St Peter, Dundee, ref 335 [Apr 2004].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, statutory deaths 282/02 0802 [Feb 2011].
  5. [S6] MNMD [Sept 2009].
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1911 282/01 004/00 002 St Peter [April 2011].