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Morley, Thomas George - Brickwall

leslee

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Have had no luck trying to pin Thomas George Morley or his parents in UK

Any help would be appreciated:

Thomas George Morley
born abt 1825
Death : 31 May 1891, Littlehampton , SA
Marriage : 22 Jan 1855 ( Sarah Bott ) St James Church, Blakiston, SA

Was said to arrived on the Isabella Watson in May 1846 with Sarah Bott and her family, but I have not found his name listed on the ships lists on Trove, so think this is just a family tale.


Children to TG Morley & Sarah (Bott) all born ( Nairn, Hay Valley ) SA
Rebecca : 1855 - 07 Sep 1922
Robert :07 Apr 1857 - 16 Oct 1902
John Richard :1859 - 1860
John Richard :1861 - 1862
Mary Anne :1864 - 1864
Elizabeth :1864 - 1930
Maria Thompson :1868 - 04 Jan 1908
Charlotte :1869 - 1940
William Joseph :1869 - 1940

Have located a few people who have different information on TG Morley but none are able to prove their findings.

I had just recently found reference to , St James, Blakiston Book, I took a trip into the library and they had a copy. I found TG Morley listing, details as follows:

Name: Mosley ( See Morley) Thomas George, B(30) , Married : Bott S (24) date 22/1/1855, Lived at & Occupation: Mt Charles, Labourer, Father Name & Occupation : Robert, Farmer, Witness : W Leggett & E Williams, Celebrant: Fulton

I also looked at his wife Sarah Bott to see if any details were different : Thomas G listed as ( Morley) and witness was different a ( Mosley ?) with a question mark within brackets just as I have typed.

The volunteer lady in the library pulled out another book : Biographical index of South Australia 1836-1885 Vol 3, L-R , as she explained this was put together by gathering personally supplied information from people and documents, the accuracy could be questionable... Details as follows:

Morley, Thomas Geo, par: Robt. Glazer, b: c1825 d: 1891 Littlehampton SA, arr: 1846 Isabella Watson, occ: Labourer, Farmer, Carpenter, res: Mt Charles,Hay Valley

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Looking at the naming of TGM and Sarah's children. The first is a girl and named after Sarah's mother ( Rebecca), then a boy named after TGM's father (Robert), then another boy named after Sarah's father (John) (and again due to death) and then a girl called Elizabeth Jane. It would seem likely that she was named after TGM's mother.

I have been concentrating my research on :TG Morley's parents being:

Robert Glazer and Elizabeth Jane Morley - but still found nothing
 

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Was said to arrived on the Isabella Watson in May 1846 with Sarah Bott and her family, but I have not found his name listed on the ships lists on Trove, so think this is just a family tale.
MORLEY Thomas George arrived in SA 1846-05-14 aboard Isabella Watson from London

http://www.familyhistorysa.info/shipping/passengerlists.html

Still trying to find something to confirm the above.

Edited to add

Appears that Sarah Bott's brother, William, arrived on the same ship as Morley.

BOTT John Sorrell, Rebecca LOVELL, Sarah, My Ann, Chlt, (Abraham Lovell), Maria Thompson, Jane Rebecca, Wm Joseph arrived in SA 1846-05-14 aboard Isabella Watson from London
 

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MORLEY Thomas George arrived in SA 1846-05-14 aboard Isabella Watson from London

http://www.familyhistorysa.info/shipping/passengerlists.html

Still trying to find something to confirm the above.

Edited to add

Appears that Sarah Bott's brother, William, arrived on the same ship as Morley.

BOTT John Sorrell, Rebecca LOVELL, Sarah, My Ann, Chlt, (Abraham Lovell), Maria Thompson, Jane Rebecca, Wm Joseph arrived in SA 1846-05-14 aboard Isabella Watson from London

That's the Botts alright :biggrin:

I found this on Trove and Thomas George doesn't seem to be on the list :
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/27452853

That's why I been thinking it's been handed down they all came out on the Isabella, but I'm not so sure Thomas Did...
 

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