Eric Gladstone Murray

6 November 1924–21 June 2013 (Age 88)
Morant Bay, Saint Thomas, Jamaica

The Life of Eric Gladstone

When Eric Gladstone Murray was born on 6 November 1924, in Morant Bay, Saint Thomas, Jamaica, his father, Herbert Livingston Murray, was 32 and his mother, Ruth Maud Bayley, was 26. He married Laura Bernice Jackson on 25 October 1947, in Kingston, Jamaica. He died on 21 June 2013, in Kingston, Jamaica, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Eric Gladstone Murray
Laura Bernice Jackson
Marriage: 25 October 1947

Spouse and Children

25 October 1947
Kingston, Jamaica

Parents and Siblings



    Cynthia Louise Murray


    Marjory Elethe Murray


    Randolph Elias Murray




+1 More Child

World Events (6)


Age 20

Universal adult suffrage introduced. new constitution providing for a popularly-elected House of Representatives promulgated.

Age 34

Jamaica becomes a member of the British-sponsored Federation of the West Indies.

Age 37

Jamaica withdraws from the Federation of the West Indies.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: regional name from Moray in northeastern Scotland, which is probably named with Old Celtic elements meaning ‘sea’ + ‘settlement’.2 Irish (southern Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muireadhaigh ‘descendant of Muireadhach’ (the name of several different families in various parts of Ireland), or a shortened form of McMurray .3 Irish: reduced form of MacIlmurray, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhuire ( see Gilmore ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Eric Gladstone Murray, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • Eric Gladstone Murray, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"

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