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Morrisby Early Origins



The surname Morrisby was first found in Cumbria, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Morrisby Spelling Variations


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Morrisby Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Moresby, Moorsby, Moriceby, Morrisby and others.

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Morrisby Early History


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Morrisby Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morrisby research. Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1160, 1265, 1332, and 1471 are included under the topic Early Morrisby History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Morrisby Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Morrisby Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Morrisby Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: bearers of the name who came to the new settlements.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Morrisby (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Morrisby (post 1700)



  • Arthur Morrisby (1847-1925), Australian politician, Member for Gordon, Tasmania (1899-1916)
  • Ronald Orlando George Morrisby (1915-1995), Australian cricketer who played first-class cricket for Tasmania from 1931 until 1952, all-time leading run scorer in the Tasmanian Grade Cricket competition

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    4. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    8. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    9. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    10. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
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    The Morrisby Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Morrisby Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 15 November 2013 at 08:45.

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