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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. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    2. 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).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    5. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    10. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. 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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