The McMORRANs of England
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The McMorrans of Yorkshire  who originated in Glasgow are covered on a seperate site

First Generation

Generation One

1. JAMES McMORRAN, b. c.1780, d. 19 MAR 1834 in Saint Mary, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.  Married 25 NOV 1816 in Saint Mary, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, SARAH WINFIELD, b. c.1789, d. 1866 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
      i. JULIA MARIA McMORRAN, baptized DEC 1819 in Saint Mary, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, buried 23 MAR 1820 in Saint Mary, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
    2. ii. JOSEPH McMORRAN.

Generation Two

2. JOSEPH McMORRAN, baptized 14 JUL 1822 in Saint Mary, Aylesbury, Buckingham, occupation Engineer.  He married ANN MARIA, b. c.1838 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
      i. ARTHUR OLIFFE McMORRAN, b. c.1859 in St. Anns Westminster, Middlesex.

3. ALEXANDER JAMES McMORRAN, baptized 1 AUG 1824 in Saint Mary, Aylesbury, Buckingham, d. 1889 in Lambeth, Surrey, occupation Whitesmith/Machine Engineer.  Married 27 JUN 1847 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, DIANA DEACON, (daughter of JOSEPH DEACON and SARAH) baptized 3 APR 1825 in Market St, Hertford, England, d. 1891 in Westminster, London, occupation Bonnet & Dress maker.
      i. SARAH ANN McMORRAN, baptized 4 JUN 1848 in Hemel Hempstead, Hertford.
    4. ii. ELIZA McMORRAN.
      iii. JULIA McMORRAN, b. 1852 in Reading, Berkshire, occupation Waistcoat Maker.
      iv. WILLIAM A. McMORRAN, b. c.1854 in Reading, Berkshire.
    5. v. GEORGE McMORRAN b. 5 FEB 1858.

Generation Three

4. ELIZA McMORRAN, baptized 31 DEC 1851 in Hemel Hempstead, Hertford.  Married 1875 in Westminster, London, JAMES O'SHEA, b. c.1840 in Limerick, Ireland, occupation Tailor.
      i. GEORGE O'SHEA, b. c.1869 in St. James, London.
      ii. SARAH O'SHEA, b. c.1872 in St. James, London.
      iii. ALICE O'SHEA, b. c.1875 in St. James, London.
      iv. JULIA O'SHEA, b. c.1879 in Islington, London.
      v. JAMES O'SHEA, b. 1881 in Ashford, Kent.

5. GEORGE McMORRAN, b. 5 FEB 1858 in St. Mary's, Westminster, London, d. 26 AUG 1901 in Colney Hatch Asylum, Friern Barnet, Middlesex.  Married 1887 in Wandsworth, Surrey, EMILY MORTON, b. 1859 in Hailey, Oxfordshire, (daughter of RICHARD MORTON and ANN).
      i. GEORGE HERBERT McMORRAN, b. 1891 in Wandsworth, Surrey, d. 1892 in Wandsworth, Surrey.
      ii. HILDA EMILY McMORRAN, b. 1894 in Wandsworth, Surrey.
      iii. MAUD IVY McMORRAN, b. 1 DEC 1896 in Wandsworth, Surrey, d. 10 MAY 1985 in Cheam Hospital, Cheam, Surrey.  Married 1931 in Ascension Church, Lavender HIll, London, ALFRED CRESSWELL, b. 18 JAN 1897 in Southfields, Wandsworth, Surrey, (son of FREDERICK CRESSWELL and ESTHER ANNE PAPWORTH) d. 1 JUN 1962 in Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton, Surrey.
      iv. BLANCHE EDITH McMORRAN, b. 1899 in Battersea, London.

Pigot's Directory 1830, p. 73

James MCMORRAN, Aylesbury, BKM


First Generation

    2.i ROBERT McMORRAN b. c.1846.

Second Generation

2. ROBERT McMORRAN b. c.1846, d. 1888, buried: Bombay, India, m. 19 AUG 1872, Kurnool, Madras, India, SARAH CHARLOTTE DAILY b. c.1853, 5 APR 1916, buried: 6 APR 1916, Peshawar, India (daughter of ARTHUR PIERCY DAILY).
    i HILDA REBECCA McMORRAN b. 26 FEB 1875, bap. 12 MAY 1875, Secunderabad, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
    ii FELECIA McMORRAN b. 11 JUN 1877, bap. 1 JULl 1877, Secunderabad, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
    3. iii LEONARD HERBERT McMORRAN b. 19 DEC 1873, bap. 5 FEB 1874, Secunderabad, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.
    iv CONSTANCE AMELIA McMORRAN b. 26 JUL 1878, bap. 22 FEB 1879, Jubbulpore, Bengal, India.
    v ROBERT WILSON McMORRAN bap. 24 APR 1880, Bengal, India.
    vi RONALD JAMIESON McMORRAN b. 29 OCT 1887, bap. 3 DEC 1887, Mazagon, Bombay, India.

Third Generation

3. LEONARD HERBERT McMORRAN b. 19 DEC 1873, bap. 5 FEB 1874, Secunderabad, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India, m. RACHEL BEATRICE ?

    i FELICIA BEATRICE McMORRAN b. c.1898, m. 27 SEP 1922, Bhusawal, Bombay, India, LESLIE LLOYD CHAPMAN b. c.1897 (son of J. LIONEL CHAPMAN).
    ii ROBERT HECTOR LEONARD McMORRAN b. 6 APR 1900, bap. 7 MAY 1900, Bombay, India.
    iii IRENE HILDA McMORRAN b. 1 JUN 1902, bap. 16 AUG 1902, Bhuswal, Bombay, India, m. ? POWELL.
    iv MAJORIE DOROTHY FLORENCE McMORRAN b. 17 NOV 1903, bap. 20 DEC 1903, Bhusawal, Bombay, India.
    v GERALD IVAN McMORRAN b. 11 FEB 1910, bap. 21 APR 1910, Bhusawal, Bombay, India. GERALD IVAN McMORRAN b. 10 MAR 1911 or 12, Bhusawal, Bombay, India.
    vii BENJAMIN PRIDGEON McMORRAN b. 19 NOV 1918, India, d. Dec 1996, Crawley, West Sussex.
    x NORA SYBIL BERYL McMORRAN b. c.1910, m. 15 JUL 1933, Poona, Bombay, India, CHARLES W. AUGUSTUS GIDNEY b. c.1896 (son of CHARLES W. A. GIDNEY).

Fourth Generation

4. GERALD IVAN McMORRAN b. 10 MAR 1911 or 12, Bhusawal, Bombay, India, d. FEB 1992, Blackburn, Lancashire, m. 14 MAR 1934, Bhusawal, Bombay, India. EDNA TRENCHER.

    5. i IVAN HENRY McMORRAN b. 26 JAN 1935 , Bhusawal, Bombay, India.

Fifth Generation

5. IVAN HENRY McMORRAN b. 26 JAN 1935, Bhusawal, Bombay, India.
      i BRENDAN IVAN McMORRAN b. 8 AUG 1963, Bolton, Lancashire.

Some of the above information comes from Brendan McMorran, the rest was sourced from and


GEORGE BENNETT was born abt.1853 in Brighton, Sussex, England. He married Maria McMORRAN on 17 Aug 1875 in Sculcoates, Yorkshire, MARIA McMORRAN was born 1855 in Barton, Lincolnshire.
   i WALTER BENNETT was born 13 May 1890 and christened 27 June 1890, in Norton, sub-district of Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, England. He died May 1956 in Banbury, Oxford, England. He married EDITH EVELYN DICKINSON on 14 June 1914 at St. Peter's Parish in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham. EDITH EVELYN DICKINSON was born 22 Feb 1894 in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, England. She died 13 Apr 1971 in Banbury, Oxford, England.

This information was entracted from ANNE BENNETT's GENEALOGY PAGE website


M'MORRAN Jas bapt. 29 JAN 1786
MCMORRAN Jas m. Eleanor Stephenson Warcop par Banns only 28 MAY 1786

Dwelling: 4 Fords Buildings Homerton Row
Census Place: Hackney, London, Middlesex, England
Source: FHL Film 1341066     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 0307    Folio 56    Page 34
  Rel Marr Age Sex Occ Birthplace
Arthur MCMORRAN Head M 23 M Painters Labourer St James, Middlesex, England
Eliza MC MORRAN Wife M 26 F Cheltenham, Gloucester, England
Eliza MC MORRAN Daur 13 m F


Dwelling: 42 Elim St
Census Place: Bermondsey, Surrey, England
Source: FHL Film 1341127     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 0559    Folio 114    Page 35
  Rel Marr Age Sex Occ Birthplace
Joseph D. MCMORRAN Head M 38 M Machinist (Modeller) Hitchin, Hertford, England
Mary A. S. MC MORRAN Wife M 36 F Gravesend, Kent, England
Christopher B. MC MORRAN Son U 5 M Scholar Lambeth, Surrey, England
Robert F.H. MC MORRAN Son U 9 M Westminster, Surrey, England

Dwelling: Bakers Shop
Census Place: Hornchurch, Essex, England
Source: FHL Film 1341421     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 1750    Folio 38    Page 15
  Rel Marr Age Sex Occ Birthplace
George SALMON Head W 40 M Baker Stock, Essex, England
Robert MCMORRAN Partner U 24 M Baker Scotland

Dwelling: 5 Edward St
 Census Place: Derby St Alkmund, Derby, England
 Source: FHL Film 1341814     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 3405    Folio 39    Page 30
  Rel Marr Age Sex Occ Birthplace
Emma BREWER Head U 38  F Keeps Lodgers Derby, Derby, England
Mary WARD Sister M 42 F Derby, Derby, England
James M. MACMORRAN Lodger U 24  M Bankers Clerk Cree Bridge Newton Stewart

Dwelling: Dianas Lane
Census Place: Huyton With Roby, Lancashire, England
Source: FHL Film 1341891     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 3722    Folio 51    Page 17
  Rel Marr Age Sex Occ Birthplace
Margaret MCMORRAN Serv (Head) U 37 F Cook Domestic Serv Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Dwelling: 20 Haworth Street
Census Place: Little Bolton, Lancashire, England
Source: FHL Film 1341917     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 3837    Folio 121    Page 63
  Rel Marr Age Sex Occ Birthplace
Benjamin SIMPSON Head M 45 M Drapers Assistant Manchester, Lancashire, England
Mary Ann SIMPSON Wife M 43 Conistone, Lancashire, England
Sarah I. SIMPSON Daur 11 F Scholar Ashton U Lyne, Lancashire, England
Margt.I. SIMPSON Daur   7 F Scholar Ashton U Lyne, Lancashire, England
Benjamin SIMPSON Son 6m F Bolton, Lancashire, England
Samuel HUXLEY Lodger U 26 F Solicitors General Clerk Droylesden, Lancashire, England
Thomas MC MORRAN Lodger U 27 M Joiner Ireland

Dwelling: 9 Delta Street
Census Place: Little Bolton, Lancashire, England
Source: FHL Film 1341917     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 3837    Folio 113    Page 48
  Rel Marr Age Sex Occ Birthplace
John WOODS Head M 33 M Carpenter Ireland
Isabella WOODS Wife M 28 Ireland
Samuel WOODS Son 9 Scholar Ireland
Hugh WOODS Son   7 M Scholar Barrow In F, Lancashire, England
Elizabeth WOODS Daur 50 F Scholar Barrow In F, Lancashire, England
Isabella WOODS Daur 3 F Bolton, Lancashire, England
Mary WOODS Daur 1 F Bolton, Lancashire, England
James MC MORRAN Lodger U 22 M Shoemaker Ireland
David EVANS Lodger U 25 M Tailor Carmarthen, Wales

Pigot's Directory 1830, p.73

MCMORRAN, James, Aylesbury, BKM, ENG

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