Morris, Morrison, Morrissey burial records 1820-1978

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Morris, Morrison, Morrissey burial records
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The records of Jersey's seven major undertakers from 1820 to the late 1970s are held by Jersey Archive and have been digitised and indexed by archive staff and volunteers. We previously provided family page listings of the records of Croad's, a single business, but have now combined all the records into a single new index and are progressively updating the lists in our family pages. The full records are available to subscribers to the Archive's online service. The entries within the volumes give vital family history information such as the name and age of the person buried, their immediate relations, the place and date of death, as well as place of burial - cemetery, location of grave and even the coffin's depth. Some records also give details of the deceased's occupation or public positions held.

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The first records, from 1867, in the Croad Livre de Remarques


The books can be viewed on line or downloaded. Each set for each undertaker has an index which subscribers can view online or download.

It can be a lengthy process searching for records because there are separate indexes for each funeral director and most do not give a date of burial. This means that several volumes may have to be accessed when searching for details of an ancestor's burial. Although the Archive website has a search facility which allows a search for individual names, the results can include all manner of other records in their catalogue and, unless the exact spelling of a name is known, the required record will not be found.

Jerripedia has not only created a full A-Z index for all 66,000-plus records, with the year of burial included for the benefit of our users who have an Archive subscription, but we are adding indexes of records, such as this one, for individual families included in our 1,200-plus family pages, which include all the island's most important families.

This link is to the Archive website page containing links to the seven sets of records. The page will open for everybody but only subscribers will be able to view the records

Some records use page numbers and sequential record numbering. Most of the Archive indexes do not include dates. All our indexes and lists give dates, and having identified the undertaker and date of funeral from this listing you can then easily find the volume containing the record.

The Archive indexes contain some very unusual spellings for common Jersey surnames. We are cross-checking these with the images of the undertaker's books and finding that most are errors of transcription, which can be corrected for our index, although the process of checking against the books is very time-consuming. Some of the handwriting in the books is very difficult to read, and there may also be errors in the entries. We are correcting names when we are entirely satisfied that a common surname has been wrongly entered or transcribed. Variations of common names which may be correct are included at the end of family name indexes, and have been left in the full A-Z indexes.

Our advice is the same as it is with any other set of records included in Jerripedia. If you don't find an ancestor where you expect to, look for variations in spelling and, perhaps for names with or without prefixes, such as Le, La, L', de and du. Variations may appear next to records for names spelt in the standard form; they may also be some way out of sequence.

Please note that the work of updating all our family page burial lists to include all funeral directors is not yet complete, and some pages still link to an incomplete listing for a single business. Note also that there were other undertakers in business over the years whose records are not included in this collection. For families with a significant number of records we have created a separate page, but when there are only a few records the link may be to an A-Z index page, and you will need to scroll through the alphabetical listing to find the family you are interested in.

  • Burial records: Our main index to undertakers' registers, cemetery records and gravestone images
Page number Record number Forenames Surname Maiden name Previous
married name
Associated names Notes Year
of burial
Funeral director
1061 Ada Clementina Morris 1884 Croad
65 13 Alethe Margaret Morris 1914 Sinatt
445 Ann Morris 1881 Croad
1651 Ann Morris Filleul 1886 Croad
4449 Anne Morris Le Bourdon 1854 Picot
234b Annie Morris Le Lievre 1956 Le Quesne
429 42 Arthur Henry Morris 1874 Croad
22212 Arthur Oliver Philip Morris 1959 Croad
166a Beatrice Mary Morris Archer Preston 1970 Le Quesne
20 84 Bernard William Morris 1864 Sinatt
3 102 Caroline Dorcas Morris 23/8/1872 Sinatt
4674 Catherine Morris Steer Elliott 1896 Croad
12873 Catherine Morris Brennan 1871 Picot
20a Cecil James Morris 1969 Le Quesne
9898 Cécile Emily Morris 1914 Croad
429 10 Charles Walter Morris 1878 Croad
368 and 369 Cyril Morris 1890 Sinatt
104b Cyril Walter Morris 1958 Le Quesne
298 21 Elizabeth Morris 1870 Sinatt
433 53 Elizabeth Morris Page 1872 Sinatt
4797 Emily Morris Jasper 1896 Croad
175 Ethel Nora Morris Beswick 1972 Pitcher
188a Francis John Norman Morris 1961 Le Quesne
3868 Francis Philip Morris see also 3857 1853 Picot
3857 François Morris 1853 Picot
249a Frederick Sutherland Morris 1973 Pitcher and Le Quesne
128 George Morris 1926 Sinatt
15 132 George Ernest Morris 11/10/1872 Sinatt
17360 Harry Morris 1939 Croad
437 Helena Morris Aubin 1881 Croad
43a Herbert Henry Morris 1960 Le Quesne
244 Infant Morris 1913 Sinatt
51 Jane Louise Morris 1970 Pitcher
15189 Jane Mary Ann Morris Tibot 1932 Croad
746 Jeanne Morris Le Couteur 1849 Picot
513 John Morris 06/04/1853 Sinatt
403A John Morris 1978 Pitcher and Le Quesne
245 John Carnac Morris 07/08/1858 Sinatt
10127 Joseph Morris 1915 Croad
91b Lena Morris 1970 Le Quesne
87b Lilian Mary Morris Doublard 1960 Le Quesne
478 and 479 Louis Morris 1891 Sinatt
545 - 546 115 Mabel Helen Morris 29/7/1878 Sinatt
13437 Marie Marguerite Morris Querée 1873 Picot
16189 Mark Le Cornu Morris 1935 Croad
309 Mary Morris 26/10/1859 Sinatt
183a Mary Morris Bullock 1936 Le Quesne
183a Mary Morris Bullock 1936 Le Quesne
5095 Mary Ann Morris 1897 Croad
13237 Mary Ann Morris Minchington 1925 Croad
13819 Mary Elizabeth Morris Booth 1927 Croad
100a100b Maud Elizabeth Morris Bryan 1896 Sinatt
21991 Maude Mary Morris Graham Robson 1958 Croad
270 and 271 Oliver Cromwell Morris 1890 Sinatt
16080 Richard Atlee Morris 1935 Croad
13763 Rosa Dunbar Morris 1874 Picot
9781 Sarah Morris Bickett 1913 Croad
12216 Sarah Morris White 1869 Picot
319 67 Sarah Ann Morris 1870 Sinatt
176b Susie Louise Morris 1958 Le Quesne
17984 Teresa Morris 1941 Croad
570 Thomas Morris 1848 Picot
2406 Thomas Morris 1850 Picot
4421 Thomas Morris 1854 Picot
11449 Unnamed child Morris Stillborn child of Ann Morris 1868 Picot
439A Virginia Florence Morris Revell 1978 Pitcher and Le Quesne
4971 Western George Morris 1897 Croad
7886 William Morris 1907 Croad
191 40 William Henry Morris 1909 Sinatt
17832 William Henry Morris 1941 Croad
3730 Jane Morris 1893 Croad
3657 Mary Morris 1892 Croad
3316 Anne Morrisey Goff 1892 Croad
6732 Michael Morrisey 1859 Picot
3266 Peter Morrisey 1891 Croad
25b Violet Frances Charlotte Morrisey Le Selleur 1969 Le Quesne
373 Samuel Phipps Morrish 24/03/1852 Sinatt
5105 Morrison Stillborn son of Michael and Margaret Welsh 1856 Picot
42b Alice Mabel Morrison Gibbs 1965 Le Quesne
62a Allan Ferguson Morrison 1967 Pitcher
7398 Female infant Morrison Stillborn daughter of Michael and Margaret Welsh 1861 Picot
351a Fernley Frederick Morrison 1974 Pitcher and Le Quesne
192a,192b 14 George Powell Edward Morrison 1882 Sinatt
232a Hans Hamilton Morrison 1956 Le Quesne
131 Helen Anderson Morrison Murchis 1936 Sinatt
349 Isaac Morrison 20/08/1860 Sinatt
4864 John Morrison 1896 Croad
97a John Amos Morrison 1933 Le Quesne
97a John Amos Morrison 1933 Le Quesne
259a Josephine Alice Morrison Battrick 1972 Le Quesne
165 Katie Morrison Johnson 1934 Sinatt
388 Louisa Adams Morrison Smith 27/03/1861 Sinatt
228a,228b 97 Miss Morrison died in France 1882 Sinatt
20529 Robert Stobie Morrison 1952 Croad
389 Susan Morrison 28/03/1861 Sinatt
110a William Begley Morrison 1970 Le Quesne
94b William Crawford Morrison 1970 Le Quesne
5308 William James Morrison 1856 Picot
257a William Leslie Morrison 1965 Pitcher
99a David Francis Morrissey 1962 Pitcher
59 59 Edward Morrissey 1865 Sinatt
93A Edward Eric Morrissey 1976 Pitcher and Le Quesne
Edward George Morrissey 30.12.1952 Conery
124 Edward Michael Morrissey 1933 Sinatt
11169 Elizabeth Pauline Morrissey Perrier 1917 Croad
20828 Emma Jane Morrissey Bailey 1953 Croad
George Desmond Morrissey 29/04/1946 Conery
Helena Alice Morrissey Moyse 10/02/1948 Conery
11720 John Morrissey Ex-31 Regiment of Foot 1868 Picot
Stillborn Morrissey 19.09.1945 Conery
6319 John Morrisy Double burial - twins 1858 Picot
6319 Thomas Morrisy Double burial - twins 1858 Picot
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