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Malcolm b. 1 Mar 1833
christening: 10 Mar 1833 Ardrossan, Ayrshire
William Morrison & Agnes Mackay

Looks like the 5 should be 8.

Piece: SCT1841/576 Place: Ardrossan -Ayrshire Enumeration District: 9
Civil Parish: Ardrossan Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Ardrossan
Folio: 9 Page: 18
Address: Drake-Myre, Saltcoats
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
MORRISON Wm M 35 Chemist Journeyman Ayrshire
MORRISON Agnes F 35 Ayrshire
MORRISON Malcom M 5 Ayrshire
MORRISON Thos M 1 Ayrshire
MORRISON Susan F 4 Ayrshire

Registration District: Hutchesontown
Civil Parish: Glasgow Govan
County: Lanarkshire
ED: 2
Roll: CSSCT1861_112 Page 2
Address: 30 Wellington Street
Malcolm Morrison 28 Blacksmith Saltcoats
Mary Morrison 26 Glasgow
William Morrison 6 Glasgow
Thomas Morrison 4 Glasgow
Mary Morrison 2 Glasgow
Agnes Morrison 6 Mo Glasgow
Thomas Morrison 21 Pattern Maker Saltcoats

Looking for Malcolm in 1851.


1851Census ,same Address but ages way out.
William Morrison
Estimated birth year:abt 1845
Father: William Morrison- c1804 Saltcoats Labourer
Mother:Agness Morrison -c1811 Saltcoats

Thomas c1840
William c1845
Mathew c1843


Saltcoats was not a Parish at that time and records are split between Ardrossan and Stevenston

19 MAY 1882


All persons having CLAIMS against the late Mr WILLIAM MORRISON, Druggist, Ardrossan, are requested to lodge them, within one month of this date, with Mr John Mitchell, 34 Virginia Street, Glasgow.


Edit-my last unit -1 1895 MORRISON AGNES MACKAY F 90 ARDROSSAN OLD /AYR 576/01 0009

Edit-Have been told by person from another forum ,that they put in the wrong date for William Morrison .They are sending me 2 newspwper articles,so I will email them on.

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There's a 1908 Intimation regarding death of William Morrison ,son of William Morrison and grandson of William Morrison Saltcoats(that can mean Ardrossan)
Put in my family in Possilpark ,Glasgow.

Thanks very much Ellie.

Place of origin given as Glasgow.

'Severn' Arrived 10 Oct 1863
Malcolm 29 Blacksmith Glasgow Scotland Wm. & Agnes Salford ? Ayrshire Presby. Both Aunt Margt. Nevin Wollongong Good None Paid £5, 3, 3, 3, 2, 2, 3
Mary 28 Wife Glasgow Scotland May & Wm. Kaye Glasgow Presby. Both

Civil Parish: Gorbals
County: Lanarkshire
ED: 14
Roll: CSSCT1851_163 Page 26
Address: 28 Crown St
Wm Kaye Head 44 Hat Manuft (5 Men & Apprentin) Kippen, Stirling
Mary Kaye Wife 42 Kilmun, Argyll
Agnes Kaye dau 18 Domestic duties
Mary Kaye dau 16 Straw hat maker
Jane Kaye dau 10
Catherine Kaye dau 2
David Girdwood lodger 22


The Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday 18 July 1916 p.8
MORRISON.-July 17, 1916, at his residence, 37 Point-street, Pyrmont, Malcolm Morrison, in his 84th year. By request, no flowers.

Death 4794/1925 MORRISON MARY 9O YRS SYDNEY (-KAY) SYDNEY * 13 May 1925

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Found a death cert on Anc.. for:
Malcolm Morrison son of Malcolm Morrison & Mary Kay died 24 Jan 1952, Mining Surveyor age 79 yrs died at Intermieate Hospital St George Kogarah, resided at 8 Herbert St Rockdale.
Father Malcolm Morrison a blacksmith Mother – Mary Kay,

Was married 28 yrs Mary Alice May Sherlock, ( Mary Alice May Sherlock to Malcolm Morrison in Sydney 2806/1901) was a Widower at time of his death and had children:

Hessel M 49 yrs
Leslie S 46 yrs
Nellie M 45 yrs – all living none deceased.

Cremated Woronora Cremetorium 26 Jan 1952

Marriage SMH Sat 4 May 1901
MORRISON - SHERLOCK -April 17, at Wesley Church.Chippendale, by the Rev F. Colwell, Malcolm, fifth son of Malcolm Morrison, of Pyrmont to May, youngest daughter of the late Captain J. B. Sherlock.

Death of his wife Mary nee Sherlock – SMH Mon 8 Sept 1941
MORRISON – September 6 1941, at a privaye hospital, May Morrison, beloved wife of Malcolm Morrison of 8 Herbert Street Rockdale and dear mother of Hessel (Mrs Worthington) and Nell (Mrs Forrest) and Leslie (A.I.F) abroad.

and his death notice
His death notice SMH Sat 26 Jan 1952
MORRISON, Malcolm,- January 24, 1952, at the St. George Hospital, of 8 Herbert Street, Rockdale, beloved husband of the late Mary Alice Morrison, loved father of Hessel (Mrs. Worthington), Leslie, Nellie (Mrs. F. Forrest), dear father-in-law of Peter (deceased), Gloria,and Fred, and fond grandfather of Terry and Alan, aged 80 years.
Drakemyre is now known as Vernon St.,Saltcoats ,and at that time was known as being in old Ardrossan.

Not sure if they are related ,but the other end of Saltcoats belonged to the Parish of Stevenston.

1822 Census for Stevenston.

Morrison Malcolm Verily Margaret William
R at side Canal Street

Canal St.,is now in Saltcoats


Morrison Malcolm Sailor Margaret Verily? Hector, William V. Canal Street
R at side

Hector Morison
Gender Male
Father's - Malcom Morison
Mother's - Margaret Virlie

William Morrison
Spouse's Name Agnes Mackie
M 02 Nov 1831 Stevenston,Ayr,Scotland


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Edit-C26 Erected by John Morrison.. his wife…the above John Morrison died 27 Jan 1837 age 67 years.(High Church burials Stevenston)

Malcolm & Mary arrived Oct 1863 onboard “Severn” with children
William age 8 – died 1936 Petersham NSW, Thomas age 7, Mary age 5, Agnes age 3, Matthew age 1.

Then they also had:
Margaret Varalie 1864 Redfern Sydney – died 1939 at Woollara – no marriage.
Catherine 1866 Sydney – died 1866 Sydney
Richard 1868 Sydney
Malcolm 1872 Sydney - died 1952 = 5th son as per his marriage notice
David 1874 Sydney
James 1876 Sydney – died 1956 Ashfield NSW
John 1876 Sydney – died 1972 St Leonards
Hector 1879 Sydney – died 1952 Chatswood NSW

1851 Census-CSSCT1851_164
53 Commercial Road,Gorbals.

Hector Morrison c1803 Saltcoats-Night Watchman
Margaret c1805 Saltcoats
Hugh c1829 Saltcoats -Blacksmith (app)-1861 Engine Fitter
Malcolm c1831 Saltcoats-Iron Turner (app)
Susan c 1837 Saltcoats-Silk Winder

Edit-Hugh Morrison 1891- 1906 Parkhead ?Glasgow SpAnn Barelay
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