Elizabeth Morrissey

F, b. 1890, d. 21 March 1962
  • Elizabeth Morrissey was born in 1890. She was the daughter of David MORRISSEY and Bridget MCLOUGHLAN.
  • At the age of 22 years, Elizabeth Morrissey married Denis Leane, son of John Leane and Hanorah O'Neill Lane, in 1912 in Queensland.
  • On 18 September 1939,her husband, Denis Leane died in Queensland at age 66.
  • Elizabeth Morrissey died on 21 March 1962 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 22 March 1962 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Child of Elizabeth Morrissey and Denis Leane

Bertie Alexander Morrow

M, b. 1885, d. 1962

Dr John Morrow

M, b. 1913, d. 22 March 1983
  • Dr John Morrow was born in 1913 in Queensland. He was the son of William Henry Morrow and Jane Duncan.
  • Dr John Morrow married Ida Katrine (Kate) Unknown circa 1940.
  • Dr John Morrow and Ida Katrine (Kate) Unknown appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. John was a medical practitioner.
  • On 28 February 1949 The Courier Mail reported: - "Cricket Injury — While playing cricket for Crow's Nest against Pinelands, Herb. Busiko was struck on the face by a rising ball. His face was badly bruised and cut, and he received attention from Dr. J. Morrow."
  • On 29 November 1954 a measles outbreak occurred in Crow's Nest. The Courier Mail reported: -"TOOWOOMBA — A 10-year-old girl has died in a severe epidemic of measles which is sweeping the Crow's Nest area, 20 miles north of Toowoomba.
    Already, 30 children are absent from one school, which has an enrolment of 80. The superintendent of the Crow's Nest Hospital (Dr. J. Morrow) said last night that parents must realise that measles was not something to take lightly. Can be killer Dr. Morrow said that on the average two people in 1000 who contracted measles died of the disease. The Courier-Mail's medical correspondent (Dr. Brisben) said last night that measles could easily become a killer if such complications as broncho-pneumonia developed."
  • Dr John Morrow died on 22 March 1983 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Hamilton.

Stanley Morrow

M, b. 1892, d. 1955
  • Stanley Morrow was born in 1892 in New South Wales. He was the son of Richard Irwin Morrow and Margaret Ann Tindall.
  • At the age of 28 years, Stanley Morrow married Jane Elizabeth Harrison, daughter of John Harrison and Ada Annie Armstrong, in 1920 in New South Wales.
  • Stanley Morrow and Jane Elizabeth Harrison appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Stan was a timber yardman.
  • Stanley Morrow died in 1955 in New South Wales.

Ann Morson

F, b. 1826
  • Ann Morson was born in 1826 in Stretton-on-Foss, Warwickshire.
  • She was the daughter of William Morson and Sarah Unknown.
  • Her marriage, at 24 years, to John Staines, son of Thomas Staines and Sarah Davis, was registered in the March 1850 Quarter in Lutterworth, Leicestershire Registration District. The surname is spelt Steans.
  • Ann Morson and John Staines appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Stretton-on-Foss, Warwickshire. John is shown as a 23 year old blacksmith born North Kilworth, living with his father-in-law William Morson and wife Sarah, with his wife Ann 25 born Stretton-on-Foss, and his daughter Amelia aged 4 months also born Stretton-on- Foss.
  • Ann Morson and John Staines appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Warwickshire. John was the the 44 year old head of the household born North Kilworth, living with his wife Ann, 45 born Stretton-on-Fosse; and children Frederick 15 born Birmingham; Lizzie 10, born New Bilton; Alice 4 born Rugby. Also present in the house were four lodgers.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Ann Morson was living in the household of Sarah Ann Staines and Timothy Sullivan in Middlesex. Timothy was shown as a 31 year old tailor, born Cork Ireland, living with his wife Sarah Ann 23, born Birmingham, and children Arthur 1 born Marylebone, and Amelia 5 days born Marylebone. Sarah Ann's mother Ann aged 52, married, a cook born Stretton and her sister Alice 15 born Rugby were also present in the household.

Children of Ann Morson and John Staines

William Morson

M, b. 1787
  • William Morson was born in 1787 in Stratton on the Foss.
  • At the age of 33 years, William Morson married Sarah Unknown in 1820.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census William Morson was living in the household of John Staines and Ann Morson in Stretton-on-Foss, Warwickshire. John is shown as a 23 year old blacksmith born North Kilworth, living with his father-in-law William Morson and wife Sarah, with his wife Ann 25 born Stretton-on-Foss, and his daughter Amelia aged 4 months also born Stretton-on- Foss.

Child of William Morson and Sarah Unknown

Arthur Morton

M, b. 19 April 1911, d. 1983
  • Arthur Morton was born on 19 April 1911 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Arthur Morton and Ellen Christina Bell.
  • On 12 November 1918,Arthur Morton's mother, Ellen Christina Bell died in New Zealand. She died from influenza leaving a daughter aged 2, and three sons aged 6, 3 and 2. The children were all sent to orphanages after their mother's death.
  • At the age of 20 years, 4 months and 4 days, Arthur Morton married Violet Rita Holdaway, daughter of Thomas Bernard Holdaway and Marion May Eames, on 23 August 1931 in New Zealand. They had four children.
  • Arthur Morton died in 1983 in New Zealand.

Arthur Morton

M, b. circa 1890
  • Arthur Morton was born circa 1890.
  • He and Ellen Christina Bell immigrated to New Zealand in 1911.
  • Arthur Morton married Ellen Christina Bell in 1911 in London.
  • On 12 November 1918,his wife, Ellen Christina Bell died in New Zealand. She died from influenza leaving a daughter aged 2, and three sons aged 6, 3 and 2. The children were all sent to orphanages after their mother's death.

Child of Arthur Morton and Ellen Christina Bell

Mary Morton

F, b. circa 1705

Children of Mary Morton and Stephen Lower

Elias Moses

M, b. circa 1800, d. December 1861
  • Elias Moses was born circa 1800.
  • He was the son of Frank Moses.
  • Elias Moses married Hannah Chambers, daughter of Thomas Chambers and Elizabeth Chaffe, on 7 August 1846 in Buckland Monochorum. Elias was a yeoman, father Frank also a yeoman. Hannah's father was Thomas Chambers a carpenter. Witnesses to the marriage were Thomas Chambers, Mark Moses and Sarah Chambers.
  • His death was recorded with the Tavistock, Devon Registration District in the December 1861 Quarter.

Frank Moses

M, b. circa 1775
  • Frank Moses was born circa 1775.

Child of Frank Moses

Eileen Doris Moss

F, b. 4 July 1908, d. 21 April 1981
  • Eileen Doris Moss was born on 4 July 1908 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Moss and Amelia Catherine Holdaway.
  • At the age of 21 years, Eileen Doris Moss married Dudley Gordon Hollyman in 1930 in New Zealand. They had six children.
  • Eileen Doris Moss died on 21 April 1981 in New Zealand at age 72.

Frank Moss

M, b. 24 January 1873, d. 4 February 1940

Children of Frank Moss and Amelia Catherine Holdaway

Helen Mary Moss

F, b. 30 October 1905, d. 9 June 1999
  • Helen Mary Moss was born on 30 October 1905 in New Zealand.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Moss and Amelia Catherine Holdaway.
  • Helen Mary Moss married John Charles Fish circa 1932. They had three children.
  • On 14 November 1975,her husband, John Charles Fish died in New Zealand at age 69.
  • Helen Mary Moss died on 9 June 1999 in New Zealand at age 93.

Hubert Frank Moss

M, b. 26 May 1920, d. 24 March 1984
  • Hubert Frank Moss was born on 26 May 1920 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Frank Moss and Amelia Catherine Holdaway.
  • Hubert Frank Moss died on 24 March 1984 in New Zealand at age 63.

Olive Flora Moss

F, b. 20 July 1904, d. 20 February 1994
  • Olive Flora Moss was born on 20 July 1904 in New Zealand. She remained single.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Moss and Amelia Catherine Holdaway.
  • Olive Flora Moss died on 20 February 1994 in New Zealand at age 89.

William Fred Moss

M, b. 8 December 1909, d. 8 September 1993
  • William Fred Moss was born on 8 December 1909 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Frank Moss and Amelia Catherine Holdaway.
  • William Fred Moss married Violet Mary Pratt circa 1937. They had three children.
  • William Fred Moss died on 8 September 1993 in New Zealand at age 83.

Caroline Mossettor

F, b. circa 1860

Child of Caroline Mossettor and Heinrich Vohland

Harriet Mothersdale

F, b. 1901, d. 28 March 1959

Child of Harriet Mothersdale and Herbert Robinson

Agnes Motley

F, b. 1906, d. May 2000

Agnes Polzin (nee Motley) 1906-2000. Photo thanks to Dawn Lever
  • Agnes Motley was born in 1906 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Motley and Emily Theobald.
  • Agnes Motley appeared on the Electoral Roll with James Motley and Emily Theobald in 1930 in Djuan. James was a farmer. Their daughters Agnes and Mary Ann gave their address as Glenaven. They most likely lived with her parents. Son William also farmed at Glenaven.
  • At the age of 25 years, Agnes Motley married Albert Polzin, son of Johann Jacobus Polzin and Bertha Magdeline Schmidt, on 3 June 1931 in Glenaven Methodist Church.
  • Agnes Motley appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Douglas. Albert was a farmer.
  • On 9 June 1985,her husband, Albert Polzin died in Crow's Nest Hospital at age 82.
  • Agnes Motley died in May 2000.
  • She was buried on 29 May 2000 in Douglas Cemetery.

Elizabeth Motley

F, b. 6 August 1900, d. 30 August 1971
  • Elizabeth Motley was born on 6 August 1900 in Glenaven, Queensland. She was born at home.
  • She was the daughter of James Motley and Emily Theobald.
  • Elizabeth Motley appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Glen Huon, Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties and may have lived with her parents at Glenaven.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Glenaven. She carried out home duties and most likely lived with her mother Emily and sister Glenie.
  • At the age of 46 years, 9 months and 15 days, Elizabeth Motley married Arthur Brown, son of Robert Brown and Ellen Howard, on 21 May 1947 in Glenaven.
  • In 1957,her husband, Arthur Brown died in Queensland.
  • Elizabeth Motley died on 30 August 1971 in Queensland at age 71.

Glenie Motley

F, b. 31 July 1916, d. 6 May 1983
  • Glenie Motley was born on 31 July 1916 in Crow's Nest Hospital.
  • She was the daughter of James Motley and Emily Theobald.
  • Glenie Motley appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Glenaven. She carried out home duties and most likely lived with her mother Emily.
  • At the age of 35 years, 7 months and 25 days, Glenie Motley married George Wilkin, son of Elizabeth Wilkin, on 25 March 1952 in Methodist Church, Crow's Nest.
  • Glenie Motley died on 6 May 1983 in Queensland at age 66.
  • She was buried on 9 May 1983 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

James Motley

M, b. 24 May 1866, d. 14 December 1933
  • James Motley was born on 24 May 1866 in Wood End, Linconshire, England. He was the son of Sarah MOTLEY.
  • He immigrated to Queensland on 23 July 1889. He travelled on the Jumna.
  • At the age of 32 years, 8 months and 30 days, James Motley married Emily Theobald, daughter of William Theobald and Emma Finch, on 23 February 1899 in Glenaven, Queensland.
  • James Motley and Emily Theobald appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Djuan. James was a farmer. Their daughters Agnes and Mary Ann gave their address as Glenaven. They most likely lived with her parents. Son William also farmed at Glenaven.
  • James Motley died on 14 December 1933 in Queensland at age 67.
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. James and Emily's names were amongst them.
    Pioneer Plaque to James and Emily Motley - Crow's Nest Methodist Church

Children of James Motley and Emily Theobald

James Motley

M, b. 24 June 1899, d. 9 October 1983

John Motley

M, b. 26 February 1902, d. 2 July 1967

Mary Ann Motley

F, b. 10 December 1904, d. 6 November 1949
  • Mary Ann Motley was born on 10 December 1904 in Glenaven, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Motley and Emily Theobald.
  • Mary Ann Motley appeared on the Electoral Roll with James Motley and Emily Theobald in 1930 in Djuan. James was a farmer. Their daughters Agnes and Mary Ann gave their address as Glenaven. They most likely lived with her parents. Son William also farmed at Glenaven.
  • At the age of 32 years, 9 months and 26 days, Mary Ann Motley married George Wilkin, son of Elizabeth Wilkin, on 6 October 1937 in Methodist Church, Crow's Nest.
  • Mary Ann Motley and George Wilkin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Pinelands. George gave his address as Pinelands while Mary Ann gave hers as Glenaven.
  • Mary Ann Motley died on 6 November 1949 in Glenaven, Queensland, at age 44. She died at home.
  • She was buried on 8 November 1949 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Neville James Motley

M, b. 9 April 1935, d. 18 April 1942
  • Neville James Motley was born on 9 April 1935 in Crow's Nest Hospital.
  • He was the son of William Motley and Mabel Jane Colthup.
  • Neville James Motley died on 18 April 1942 in Queensland at age 7.
  • He was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

William Motley

M, b. 28 April 1903, d. 19 December 1987
  • William Motley was born on 28 April 1903 in Glenaven, Queensland. He was born at home.
  • He was the son of James Motley and Emily Theobald.
  • William Motley appeared on the Electoral Roll with James Motley and Emily Theobald in 1930 in Djuan. James was a farmer. Their daughters Agnes and Mary Ann gave their address as Glenaven. They most likely lived with her parents. Son William also farmed at Glenaven.
  • At the age of 27 years, 4 months and 14 days, William Motley married Mabel Jane Colthup, daughter of Ernest Alfred Colthup and Sarah Jane Pampling, on 11 September 1930 in Queensland.
  • William Motley and Mabel Jane Colthup appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1949 living at Plainby. William was a farmer.
  • William Motley died on 19 December 1987 at age 84.
  • He was buried on 21 December 1987 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Child of William Motley and Mabel Jane Colthup

Frances May Mottram

F, b. 15 January 1916, d. 5 September 1997
  • Frances May Mottram was born on 15 January 1916.
  • At the age of 26 years, 4 months and 7 days, Frances May Mottram married Clive Raymond Cresswell, son of Harold Bertram Cresswell and Marie Elizabeth Scadden, on 22 May 1942 in New Zealand.
  • On 13 January 1980,her husband, John William Howard Cresswell died in New Zealand at age 64.
  • Frances May Mottram died on 5 September 1997 in New Zealand at age 81. Her last address was 2 Cobham Crescent, Huntly.
  • She was cremated on 9 September 1997 in Hamilton Park Cemetery.

Alfred Mountstephen

M, b. 1860, d. December 1919
  • Alfred Mountstephen was born in 1860 in Truro.
  • He was the son of Joseph Henry Mountstephen and Eliza Jane Vowden.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Alfred Mountstephen was living in the household of Eliza Jane Vowden and Joseph Henry Mountstephen in Truro. Joseph is shown as the 39 year old head born Grampound, a shoemaker living with his wife Eliza 38 born Ruan, a laundress and their children:- Sarah, 13 as scholar born St Blazey, Alfred 10 as scholar born Truro, Joseph jnr 8, scholar born Truro, William 5 as scholar born Truro and Emma aged 1 born Truro.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Alfred Mountstephen was living in the household of Joseph Henry Mountstephen and Eliza Jane Vowden in Truro St Mary. Joseph is shown as a 49 year old boot and shoe maker born Grampound, living with his wife Eliza 48 born Ruanlanihorne and children Alfred aged 20 a baker and confectioner born Ruanlanihorne, William 15, an apprentice tailor and Emma 11 a scholar, both born Ruanlanihorne.
  • At the age of 25 years, Alfred Mountstephen married Mary Unknown in 1885.
  • Alfred Mountstephen appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in Truro. Alfred is shown as a 30 year old baker born Truro living with his wife Mary aged 26, born Feok and a grocers errand boy Ernest Gar, Brolaw aged 13 born Feock.
  • He and Mary Unknown appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Feock. Alfred is shown as a 40 year old insurance agent born St Clements Cornwall, living with his 36 year old wife Mary born St Feock.
  • His death was recorded with the Falmouth, Cornwall Registration District in the December 1919 Quarter.
  • Alfred Mountstephen appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911.