Robert Morley

1941–21 March 2010 (Age 69)
Canada

The Life of Robert

When Robert Morley was born in 1941, in Canada, his father, James Allan Morley, was 29 and his mother, Rae Elizabeth Witten, was 26. He died on 21 March 2010, in Greenfield Park, Champlain, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

James Allan Morley
1912–1989
Rae Elizabeth Witten
1915–2013
Robert Morley
1941–2010

Parents and Siblings

    Male1912–1989Male

    Rae Elizabeth Witten

    Female1915–2013Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

Age 39

The Quebec independence referendum was the first in Quebec and was called by PQ government which advocated secession from Canada. Another one would happen 1995.
1982

Age 41

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.
1995 · Second Sovereignty-Association Defeated

Age 54

This was the second attempt since 1980 at becoming a sovereign province with economic and political partnership between Quebec and the rest of Canada. This was defeated similarly to the first time they tried.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places called Morley (for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, County Durham, Norfolk, and West Yorkshire), or Moreleigh in Devon, all of which are named from Old English mōr ‘marsh’, ‘fen’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Possibly an altered spelling of French Morlet, a nickname from a diminutive of Old French mor ‘brown’, ‘dark’ (from Latin Maurus ‘Moor’).

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

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