Eric Murray Morris

ID# 770, (12 Dec 1921 - 31 May 1999)

Eric Murray Morris was born on 12 Dec 1921 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .1

He was the son of Joseph Morris and Eleanor Corlett.

Eric Murray Morris married Joan Katherine Dickson in 1943 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .2

Eric 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.3

Eric died on 31 May 1999 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , at age 77 years, 5 months and 19 days.4

Eric was buried on 4 Jun 1999 at Archer Street Cemetery, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

MORRIS Eric Murray
Interred next to Joan Katherine Morris 1963.5

Eric and Joan had unknown children.

Family: Eric Murray Morris and Joan Katherine Dickson

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 845, 1922 March Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 2127.
  3. [S40] Probate NZ, Masterton Court, Probate Filed 7 Oct 1955, Probate No 141/55, Will, Housed at National Archives New Zealand.
  4. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: DIA Online Database: 1999/ 161839 - DOB 12 Dec 1921.
  5. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Masterton Online Database: Record No 012395, Lawn A-X, Row 35, Plot F. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.