Robert Burns Morris

ID# 738, (15 Sep 1908 - 17 Sep 1984)

Robert Burns Morris was born on 15 Sep 1908 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .1

He was the son of Joseph Morris and Eleanor Corlett.

Robert 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

Robert died on 17 Sep 1984 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , at age 76 years and 2 days.3

Robert was buried on 20 Sep 1984 at Masterton Cemetery, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

ILMO Robert Burns Morris d 17 Sept 1984 aged 76.4

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 5201, 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: 1984/37309 - DOB 15 Sept 1908.
  4. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Buried:5741: Block D Row 1. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.