At least three families have contacted me with some details
of their family history. Further submissions of information are welcome.
James Douglas McMorran born in Bathgate emigrated with his family to
South Afirca at the age of 5. His family were from the Isle of Skye. His
daughter is Trish (Patricia Sheena) McMorran who currently lives in the
Garth Allister McMorran's father's father came to South African from Scotland (possibly Glasgow area). He had four children, Edward Allister McMorran, Grace McMorran, Nellie McMorran and Allister Douglas McMorran (Garth's father). Their father worked on the coal mines in Dundee (close to Newcastle) in Natal, South Africa. They later moved to Krugersdorp which is about 20 kilometres west of Johannesburg where they resided until he died.
Edward married Eileen, they had three children, Alan, Mavis and Nola. Alan has since moved back to England (not sure where). He is in the ministry?
Grace married Robert Holton and they had two children.
Nettie married someone with the surname of Stead and they owned a hardware store in Newcastle Natal.
Allister Douglas was born in Krugersdorp on 19 October 1916. He
married Bessie Beatrice Rodwell (born in London on 19 December 1910) on
Sherrill married Edward Pearson and they had two daughters Tracey and
Leanne. Ted and Sherrill have since divorced. Tracey is married to
Garth married Deline Lombard (born 7 August 1946) on 17 February 1968.
They have two childred. Allister Ivan (born 24 March 1970) and Melany
"Michael McMorran" <email@example.com>
Hi, my son called me to look at a website he had come across, as he
has to do a project for school about a family tree. We are originally from
South Africa, I have a
Janet Mitchell (nee McMorran) the daughter of Ebenezer McMorran and
Ann Bryden died in Johannesburg 17 July 1942 aged 84 years.
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