Grace Morrison

8 October 1831–
Dysart, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Grace

When Grace Morrison was born on 8 October 1831, in Dysart, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Michael Morrison, was 27 and her mother, Agnes Mitchel Neish, was 24. She lived in Pathhead, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

Michael Morrison
1804–1842
Agnes Mitchel Neish
1806–
Grace Morrison
1831–
Alexander Morrison
1834–
Margaret Morrison
1840–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 1

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
1843

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 37

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Morrison in household of Margaret Melville, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Grace Morrison in household of Margret Melville, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Grace Morrison, "Scotland Census, 1861"

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