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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. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    2. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    5. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
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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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