Elsie May Morris

ID# 765, (1 Dec 1911 - 29 Aug 1990)

Elsie May Morris was born on 1 Dec 1911 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .1

She was the daughter of Joseph Morris and Eleanor Corlett.

Elsie was listed as a beneficiary in Eleanor Morris's will on 7 Oct 1955 at "Masterton Court", New Zealand ,

? Shown to Joseph Archer Morris of Te Ore Ore, Masterton, Farmer and John Taylor Morris of Masterton, Service Manager and referred to in their affidavit to lead grant of Probate to themselves as Executors Severally Sworn at Masterton this 5th day of October 1955, Before me:-
J Macfarlane Laing
A Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New Zealand.2

Elsie died on 29 Aug 1990 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , at age 78 years, 8 months and 28 days.3

Elsie was buried on 31 Aug 1990 at Riverside Cemetery, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .4

Father*Joseph Morris (16 Nov 1869 - 25 Apr 1927)
Mother*Eleanor Corlett (7 Oct 1882 - 2 Oct 1955)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 5398, Dec Qtr
    . Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S40] Probate NZ, Masterton Court, Probate Filed 7 Oct 1955, Probate No 141/55, Will, Housed at National Archives New Zealand.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: DIA Online Database: 1990/43311- DOB 1 Dec 1911.
  4. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Masterton Online Database: Record No 013339, Lawn A, Row 24, Plot F
    . Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.