Joseph Archer Morris

ID# 709, (24 Dec 1905 - 19 Apr 1976)

Joseph Archer Morris was born on 24 Dec 1905 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .1

He was the son of Joseph Morris and Eleanor Corlett.

Joseph Archer Morris was on the 1940 Directory.

J A Morris, Linesman, Carterton.2

Joseph Archer Morris was the executor of Eleanor Morris's estate 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

Joseph died on 19 Apr 1976 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , at age 70 years, 3 months and 26 days.4

Joseph was buried on 22 Apr 1976 at Archer Street Cemetery, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

ILMO Joseph Archer Morris d 19th April 1976 aged 71.5

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 1924, June Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S12] Directories, NZ PO Directory (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1866 - 1955), Wises 1940 NZPO Directory. Hereinafter cited as NZ PO Directory.
  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: 1976/38316 - DOB 24 Dec 1905.
  5. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Buried:5740: Block D Row 1. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.