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Richard MORCOM (02541)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn GWENNAPthomas1

BIRTH:
Q1 1879 in Rochdale LAN. Probably born in January. Census 1881: age 2, son, b. Rochdale; 1891: 12, son, b. Rochdale; 1901: 22, single, b. Rochdale, nephew of William ROGERS, 46, head, married, blacksmith, b. Redruth and his wife Emily, 45, b. Redruth. They had lived in Rochdale.1911: 33, person detained in police cell, b. Rochdale

DEATH:
Q1 1943 in Wakefield YKS. Died age 63 or 64?Age at death: 64

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1881-AFT 1882: 30,Devonshire Street,Dalton-on-Furness,LAN
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: 4,Beckside Road,Dalton in Furness,LAN
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: 8,Plum Lane,Plumpstead, Woolwich,London,LON
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Barnsley Police Station (No 13),St Mary's Place,Barnsley,LAN

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: Iron Worker in Dalton in Furness.
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Iron Miner in London!.
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Coal Miner - Hewer in Barnsley.
Occupation Note: Private Richard MORCOM signed on in Barnsley on 17 Nov 1914 for three years service, or longer if the war continued, in the First Barnsley Batt. He later served in the Yorks and Lancs Regiment. He was 36 yrs 340 days, born in Rochdale, a miner, and had resided outside his father's house for over three years in the same place. he was 5ft 4 ins, 142 lbs, brown eyes, dark hair and complexionIn Dec 1914 he was absent without leave for 11 days and forfeited 12 days pay. In Dec 1915 he had Field Punishment No 2 for 21 days and forfeited 6 days pay. He forfeited a further 23 days pay for absences in June 1915 (when he probably married his long term partner Isabella KAYE) and Jan 1916. In Sept. 1916 he was awarded 14 days detention for further absence. Total service forfeited from his pension on discharge was 84 daysHe was transferred to the British Expeditionary Force, France on 2 Apr 1916. He returned to a home posting on 4th July, (having been wounded in the buttock on 1st July) and served again in France from 1 Feb, 1917 to 19 Feb 1917. On 6 March 1917 he joined the Reserve and was transferred for civil employment at the Park Mines, Barrow in Furness. Finally discharged from the Reserve on 14 Dec 1918. he had a disability due to shrapnel in the left buttock {he had been hospitalised for a month following this injury]. His home address was No 1, 4 Court, Thomas Street, Barnsley where his next of kin Isabella MORCOM lived.When he was medically examined in Barrow-in-Furness on 28 Jan 1918, he was described as a former Iron ore Miner. Richard complained that his left thigh and forehead gave trouble because of shrapnel wounds. The Medical officer considered his problems as negligible and "he was making the most of them" and had worked as a miner since Feb 1917. the Medical Board considered "this Reservist is fit for `A' ".

SOURCES:
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
British Army WW1 Pension Records 1914-1920
Personal HEALD Geoffrey
  1. Wife: Isabella KAYE (02544)
    Married: 01Jun1915 in St John the Baptist, Barnsley

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Ann M MORCOM (02545)
Richard MORCOM (15586)
Family Code: PROBUSwilliam PROBUSthomas

BIRTH:
Q2 1885 in St Ewe CON. Census 1891: Richard MORCOM age 6 born St Ewe; 1901: 17, son, b. St Ewe; 1911: 26, head, married, b. St Ewe

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: Resugga Lane End,nr Coombe, St Stephen in Brannel,CON
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Terras, St Stephen in Brannel,CON
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Stepaside,nr St Stephen,CON

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Clay Labourer in St Stephen in Brannel Parish.
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Pitman in China Clay Works in St Stephen in Brannel Parish.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
  1. Wife: Esther ARTHUR (21149)
    Married: Q4 1908 in St Austell

    Children:
    1. Dora MORCOM (21150)
Richard MORCOM (07086)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn GWENNAPedward

BIRTH:
20Sep1889 in Gwennap CON. Reg. Q4 1889 in Redruth. Census 1891: 1yr; 1901: 11, son, scholar, b. Gwennap; 1920 WA: 31, head, married, b. Engl., immigrated 1915, owns freehold home; 1930 OR: c.40. head, first marr. at 25, b. Engl., immigrated 1915, naturalized, owns home worth $1500

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: Carharrack,CON
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Railway Terrace,Carharrack, Gwennap Parish,CON
BEF 05Jun1917 Shoshone Co.ID USA
-ABT 1917: Wardner,ID USA
BEF 1920-AFT 1920: Clayton,Stevens County WA USA
BEF 1930-AFT 1930: District 135,Portland,Multnomah County OR USA

Residence Note:
Shoshone Co. is in the NE of Idaho.

OCCUPATIONS:
-ABT 1917: Miner for Bunker Hill and Sullivan in Kellogg, Shoshone County, ID USA.
Occupation Note: Registered for draft in Wardner, Shoshon County, Idaho on 5 June 1917. Medium height and build, grey eyes, light hair. Sought exemption from draft to support mother, wife and boy. British citizen..
BEF 1920-AFT 1920: Miner in?Bush? Yard, Clayton.
BEF 1930-AFT 1930: Elec. Crane operator on Railway in Portland.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Civilian Draft Registrations 1917-18 Shoshone Co., ID USA
1920 USA Federal Census
1930 USA Federal Census
  1. Wife: Clara UNKNOWN (18803)
    Married: Q4 1914 in Redruth
  2. Wife: Irene SENN (21582)
(living person)
(living person)
(living person)
Richard A MORCOM (00106)
Family Code: PROBUSwilliam PROBUSgeorge

BIRTH:
21Feb1949 in PA USA. D.o.b. on grave 1949.

DEATH:
14May1976 in Jermyn PA USA. Died of heart trouble. Social Security Death Index also says died May 1976.Age at death: 27

BURIAL:
AFT 14May1976 in Jermyn Cemetery PA USA. Grave inscription describes him as "Mason"

WILL:
Valuation $10,000. Executor: Margaret S MORCOM

SOCIAL SECURITY:
SocialSecurity No: 192-38-7301State No.Issued: PA

EDUCATION:
Student in Polk 1968 (age c.19)

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1968-AFT 1980: 550,Washington Ave.,Jermyn,Lackawanna Co.PA 18433-1611 PA USA

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1975-AFT 1975: Brakeman for E L Rr
-BEF 1976: Brakeman for Con R ROccupation Note: This is entry in Polk 1980, but Social Security and his will say he died in 1976!Switchboard 1996 also lists a Richard at 550 Washington Av. Is this a son or an error?.

SOURCES:
Street Directory Carbondale City etc Polk's 1968 PA USA
Street Directory Carbondale City etc Polk's 1975 PA USA
Street Directory Carbondale City etc Polk's 1980 PA USA
1996 Social Security Death Index
Monumental Inscription Jermyn Cemetery, PA USA
Will PA USA Richard A. MORCOM
Phone Directory Switchboard 4 Mar 1996
Personal DARWIN Toni
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
Richard Arthur MORCOM (Arthur)(08810)
Family Code: PROBUSwilliam PROBUSthomas

BIRTH:
23Aug1893 in Ladock CON. Reg Q4 1893 in Truro. Census 1901: Arthur, 7, b. Ladock; 1911: Arthur, 17, son, single, b. Ladock

CHRISTENED:
05Nov1893 in Ladock CON. son of Frederick & Grace Ann MORCOM

DEATH:
Q1 1973 in St Austell CON. Age at death: 79

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1901-AFT 1911: Melidor, St Stephen in Brannel Parish,CON

OCCUPATION:
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: China Clay Labourer in St Stephen in Brannel Parish.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
GRO Index Deaths
Personal ROSS Dick and June
  1. Wife: Sidonia Jane MAY (08857)
    Married: Q3 1922 in St Austell

    Children:
    1. Frederick John MORCOM (09747)
    2. James Earl MORCOM (03126)
Richard Birt MORCOM (08926)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn GWENNAPthomas2

BIRTH:
16Apr1882 in Aston WAR. Census 1891: 8, son, scholar b. Birmingham1901: 18, son, b. Birmingham; 1911, 28, son, b. Birmingham

DEATH:
Q4 1972 in Birmingham WAR. Age at death: 90

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: 17,Chapman Road,Walsall,Birmingham,WAR
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Chapman Road,Aston,Birmingham,WAR
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: 23,Golden Hillock Road,Aston,Birmingham,WAR

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Machine fitter in Aston, Birmingham.
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Shop Keeper Confectioners on own acount in Birmingham.

SOURCES:
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
GRO Index Deaths
Richard Charles MORCOM (01601)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules St ENODERwilliam

BIRTH:
04Jan1919 in Bushnell NE USA. Census 1930 SD: 11, son, b. Nebraska, father b. England, mother b. South Dakota

DEATH:
Oct 1985 in Central City, Lawrence Co.SD USA. Age at death: 66

SOCIAL SECURITY:
SocialSecurity No: 504-01-7757State No.Issued: SDLast Residence: 57754 Lump Sum Payment to: Central City,Lawrence Co,SDLump Sum Payment to: Englewood,Lawrence Co.,SDLump Sum Payment to: Lead,Lawrence Co.,SDLump Sum Payment to: Savoy,Lawrence Co.,SDLump Sum Payment to: Spearfish Canyon,Lawrence Co.,SDLump Sum Payment to: Terraville,Lawrence Co.,SDLump Sum Payment to: Terry Peak,Lawrence Co.,SD

EDUCATION:
Graduated from Lead High School.

RESIDENCES:
1919-1922: Bushnell,NE USA
1922 Bender's Park,Lead,Lawrence SD USA
BEF 1930-AFT 1930: Lead,Lawrence County SD USA

OCCUPATIONS:
ABT 1942-ABT 1945: Captain for USA Forces in England.
Co-Owner of Clothes ShopOccupation Note: Had worked for both for Finola's Me's Store and as manager of Morcom's Lady Apparel..

SOURCES:
1930 USA Federal Census
1995 Book Spokane, WA USA The Cornish Miner in America
Social Security Death Index 2013
Personal MORCOM Jack-The Arthur and Maggie MORCOM Family
  1. Wife: Goldie VANDERHEIDEN (04476)
    Married: 01Jun1946

    Children:
    1. Jon Arthur MORCOM (04477)
    2. (living person)
(living person)
  1. Wife: Heather Margaret BARRON (14461)

    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
(living person)
Richard Donald MORCOM (00723)
Family Code: PROBUSwilliam PROBUSthomas

BIRTH:
10Sep1933

DEATH:
06Jun2008 in Lynchburg VA AUS. Notice in Nelson Daily Times Age at death: 74

SOCIAL SECURITY:
SocialSecurity No: 227-36-7677State No.Issued: VALast Residence: Lynchburg,Lynchburg City Co,VA 24502

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1996-AFT Dec 1998: 1038,Dandridge Dr,Lynchburg,VA 24501-2218 VA USA

Residence Note:
CHECK that the Richard D in Switchboard and Bigfoot is this Richard

SOURCES:
Phone Directory Switchboard 4 Mar 1996
Phone Directory Bigfoot VA Feb 8 2000
Personal MORCOM George David
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
Richard E Frank MORCOM (03705)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn GWENNAPdigory1

BIRTH:
05Nov1911 in West Bromwich STS. Q4 1911 as Frank Richard E MORCOM

DEATH:
Q1 1985 in Dudley STS. As FrankRichard E MORCOM Age at death: 73

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
GRO Index Deaths
  1. Wife: Doris M WATKINS (03706)
    Married: Q3 1938 in Dudley

    Children:
    1. Michael J MORCOM (12580)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
Richard Francis MORCOM (14419)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn REDRUTHboase

BIRTH:
Q2 1859 in Newbury BKS. Census 1861: 5, son, b. Berks. Mentioned in his father's willNatal civil Marriages 1845-55 has born 1855.

DEATH:
30Jul1918

RESIDENCES:
Ham Mills,Thatcham,Newbury,BRK
BEF 1861-AFT 1861: Ynis y ????,Hengoed,Llanelly,CMN

SOURCES:
Will Somerset House Index
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Census England and Wales 7 April 1861
  1. Wife: Nina WHALLEY (14725)
    Married: 07Sep1883 in Durban

    Children:
    1. Wilfred Dominic MORCOM (14726)
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
(living person)
(living person)
  1. Wife: Dorothy Douglas DEVEREUX (Pauline?)(04991)
    Married: Q2 1948 in Upton
Richard H MORCOM (00546)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules St COLUMB MAJORjohn

BIRTH:
15Dec1906 in MI USA. Census 1920: 13, son, single, b. Michigan, father b. England, mother b. England, naturalized

DEATH:
25May1977 in Detroit MI USA. MI Death Cert: 25249 Age at death: 71

SOCIAL SECURITY:
SocialSecurity No: 3368-09-5736State No.Issued: MILast Residence: Detroit,Wayne Co,MI 48204

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1920-AFT 1920: Hecla Street,District 130,Laurium,Houghton Co MI USA
-ABT 1977: Detroit,Wayne Co.MI USA

SOURCES:
1920 USA Federal Census
Social Security Death Index 2013
Death Index Michigan 1971-1996
Richard Herbert MORCOM (09866)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn GWENNAPtremain

BIRTH:
1891 in Bendigo VIC AUS. Reg.No.9394. Son of Thomas and Amanda Alicia nee UREN. Birth and death both registered in 1891 but age given as "3". If this was 3 yrs then he was born c.1898. However, another source describes him as dying as an infant

DEATH:
1891 in VIC AUS. Age at death: Inf

SOURCES:
BMD Records Victoria AUS Federation Index 1889-1901
Personal MORCOM Norman Bruce
Richard Hewer MORCOM (14873)
Family Code: ILLOGANarthur CONSTANTINEjoseph

BIRTH:
21Nov1950 in Adelaide SA AUS.

DEATH:
20Jun2004 in Canberra ACT AUS. Death notice in the Canberra Times of 23 June, Funeral notices in the Moruya Examiner of 25 June and Narcoma News of 30 June Age at death: 53

GENERAL NOTE:
H father's obituary notice in 2001 says Richard was married to Glenda.

SOURCE:
Personal Jocylin
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
Richard Hotten MORCOM (01607)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules St COLUMB MAJORjohn

BIRTH:
Q2 1843 in St Columb Minor CON. Reg. as Richard Holten[?] MORCOM in St Columb (Ref. 9 48]. Census 1851: 7, son; 1861: 17, unm., servant, b. St Columb;1871: 26, head, marr., b.St Columb Minor; 1881, head, married, b. St Columb Minor: 37; 1891: 46, head, marr., b. St Columb Minor

CHRISTENED:
01Jan1846 in St Enoder CON. son of John & Elizabeth MORCOM

DEATH:
Q1 1896 in St Columb CON. Age at death: 52

RESIDENCES:
ABT 1844-AFT 1851: Church Town, St Columb Minor,CON
BEF 1861-AFT 1861: Trevithick,St Columb Minor,CON
BEF 1871-AFT 1881: Church Town,Crantock,CON
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: Crantock Cottage,Crantock,CON <

Residence Notes:
In 1871 Richard was lodging with Elias C GLASSON, miner, and his wife Jane in Cubert. Census 1881: FHL Film 1341551 PRO RG11 Piece 2298 Folio 95 p.8
In 1891 the household consisted of Richard & Jane and children Frederick, John & Lottie

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1861-AFT 1861: Carter?in Trevithick, St Columb Minor.Occupation Note: Working for Robert THOMAS 60, widower, farmer of 200 acres..
BEF 1871-AFT 1871: Lead Miner in Crantock.
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: "Miner Iron and Blin" in Crantock.Occupation Note: Blin = ?Blind.
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: Fisherman - employee in Crantock.

GENERAL NOTE:
Ross Index 1871: "head, married, blind, iron miner"? In 1891 Richard and his brothers Henry and Harold were all living in Crantock cottages..

SOURCES:
Census England and Wales 30 March 1851
Census England and Wales 7 April 1861
Census England and Wales 2 April 1871
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
GRO Index Deaths
  1. Wife: Jane POLLARD (01610)
    Married: Q3 1865 in Parish Church, Crantock

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth J MORCOM (Bessie)(01612)
    2. Edward John MORCOM (01613)
    3. Annie MORCOM (01614)
    4. Mary Catherine MORCOM (01618)
    5. Ellen MORCOM (01615)
    6. Frederick MORCOM (01616)
    7. John MORCOM (01617)
    8. Lottie MORCOM (17584)
Richard Hugh MORCOM (Hugh)(02172)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn GWENNAPwilliam1

BIRTH:
25Sep1924 in Winchester HAM. Reg Q4 1924

DEATH:
03May1990 in South Warwickshire WAR. Killed in a gliding accident. Death not registered until Sept. 1990

BURIAL:
15May1990 in Tisbury Parish Church WIL.

PROBATE:
305,497

RESIDENCE:
-03May1990: Guildhall,Wardour,Tisbury,Salisbury,WIL

GENERAL NOTE:
The Times, Tuesday, 8 May 1980MORCOM: On May 3rd 1980, Richard Hugh, in a flying accident. Dearly loved son of Audrey and husband of Pauline, much loved father of Richard and Elizabeth, and devoted grandfather of Merrick and Alexander. Funeral Service at Tisbury Parish Church on Tuesday May 15th at 2 p.m. followed by private cremation. Family flowers only, but donations in favour of the Fleet Air Arm Officers Association Flying Scholarships Scheme or Cancer Research, if wished, to G.E.Johnson & Son, Funeral Directors, 41/45 High Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8JF. Tel: 0747 52113.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
GRO Index Marriages
GRO Index Deaths
Personal MORCOM David M T
Chart received from the AHEARN family via Rosemary MORCOM (Max)
  1. Wife: Dorothy DEVEREUX (02173)
    Married: Q2 1948 in Upton

    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
  2. Wife: (living person)
(living person)
Richard James MORCOM (Dick)(17307)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn PENZANCEbawden

BIRTH:
20Dec1918 in Hartford CT USA. Census 1920: 1 year, son, b Connecticut; 1930 CT: 11., son. b. Connecticut, father b. Ohio, mother b. Connecticut. Elsewhere "Times Remembered has d.o.b. 30 Oct 1913, but Social Security agrees on 29th

CHRISTENED:
10Jan1965 in St James Episcopal Church, West Hartford CT USA.

DEATH:
20Jul2005 Age at death: 87

SOCIAL SECURITY:
SocialSecurity No: 044-18-7500State No.Issued: CTLast Residence: Bloomfield,Hartford Co,CT 06002

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1920-AFT 1930: Outlook Avenue,West Hartford,Hartford County CT USA
ABT 1998-ABT 2000: Bloomfield,CT USA

SOURCES:
1920 USA Federal Census
1930 USA Federal Census
Book Times Remembered; History of the Brownlee, Farr, McKay Families
Web Site Anybirthday.com
Social Security Death Index 2013
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. Susan Moore MORCOM (17340)
    2. (living person)
Richard James Allen MORCOM (11172)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn GWENNAPthomas

BIRTH:
1882 in Stawell VIC AUS. Reg.No.1882/12447. Son of Richard & Rachel (nee RANDEL)

DEATH:
31Aug1956 in Taree NSW AUS. Ref. 24835/1956. son of Richard and Rachel. Death notice in Wauchope Gazette of 6 September 1956 says richard ws "late of Forster, formerly of Forbes River and Stawell, Victoria" Age at death: 74

RESIDENCES:
1882 Stawell,VIC AUS
BEF 1903-AFT 1903: Warrangong, Koorawatha, Bland,NSW AUS
BEF 1909-AFT 1909: NSW AUS
1930 S.E., Bendick, Murrel, Koorawatha, Calare,NSW AUS
1936 Yarras, Wauchope, Cowper,NSW AUS

OCCUPATIONS:
1930 Manager in S.E., Bendick, Murrel.
1936 Farmer in Yarras, Wauchope.

SOURCES:
BMD Records Victoria AUS Pioneer Index 1836-88
CD Australia Vital Records Index 1788-1905
Electoral Rolls - NSW1903 & WA1901
Electoral Rolls - Australia 1901-1936
The Ryerson Index
  1. Wife: Amelia Maude WHITAKER (11671)
    Married: 1909 in Cowra

    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. Michael James MORCOM (20237)
    4. (living person)
Richard James Stanley MORCOM (Stanley)(02667)
Family Code: PROBUSwilliam PROBUSthomas

BIRTH:
06Nov1913 in St Austell CON. GRO Index Q3 1913

DEATH:
02Dec1974 in St Austell CON. GRO Q4 1974 Age at death: 61

BURIAL:
in St Stephen in Brannel CON. Buried as Stanley MORCOM, Grave 363

OCCUPATION:
BEF 1936-AFT 1936: Farm labourerOccupation Note: 1936: executor to mother..

GENERAL NOTE:
CHECK: Also a marriage of Alfred W MORCOMB to COAD in Q1 1939 in St Austell.Children of these marriages could get mixed up.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
GRO Index Deaths
  1. Wife: Mary Louise G COAD (Louise)(02668)
    Married: Q2 1939 in St Austell

    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
    4. (living person)
Richard John MORCOM (00871)


BIRTH:
Q1 1875 in Redruth CON.

DEATH:
07Jan1953 in Vancouver BC CAN. Age at death: 78

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Death Registration Index British Columbia CAN
Richard John Sanders MORCOM (Sanders)(03709)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn GWENNAPdigory1

BIRTH:
Q2 1883 in Tipton STS. Reg. in Dudley. Census 1891: age 7, son, scholar, b. Tipton; 1901: 17, son, b. Sedgley; 1911: 27, head, married, b. Tipton. Dudley moved from STS to WOR when county boundaries changed c.1974

DEATH:
Q1 1938 in Dudley WAR. Age at death: 54

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: 115,Farrindon Street,Walsall,STS
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Lime Kiln Lane,Sedgley,STS
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: 35,Wigorne Road,Bearwood, Smethwick,West Bromwich,STS

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Plumber in Sedgley.
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: District Foreman (Turncock) for Water Works in Smethwick.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
GRO Index Deaths
  1. Wife: Alice Amelia BAYLISS (03710)
    Married: Q4 1905 in Dudley

    Children:
    1. Dora Amelia MORCOM (13447)
    2. Florence Evelyn MORCOM (Floss or Florrie)(13576)
    3. Hilda Gertrude MORCOM (13448)
    4. Richard E Frank MORCOM (03705)
    5. Irene Thirza MORCOM (03711)
    6. (living person)
Richard Leslie Vertelli MORCOM (Dick or Dicky)(05083)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules GWENNAPjohn

BIRTH:
02Mar1893 in Adelaide SA AUS. Ref.No. b516 p37

DEATH:
03Feb1950 in Royal Adelaide Hospital SA AUS. Age at death: 56

BURIAL:
06Feb1950 in Kendrew Oval, West Terrace Cemetery SA AUS. Described as son of James and Martha, and brother of Julean, Ernest, Mary and Rose. Presumed from this that he may not have married.

PROBATE:
1950 in Adelaide SA AUS. Ref. 1/474

RESIDENCE:
AUS

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 06Jan1915 Wood Machinist in Adelaide.Occupation Note: From enlistment paper.
06Jan1915-22Jan1917: Private for 3rd Australian Light Horse Regt.Occupation Note: Enlisted in Adelaide. Regimental No.1102. Fate: Returned to AustraliaArticle in The Advertiser (Adelaide) of 20 September 1916: A letter from R.L Vertelli MORCOM, youngest son of Mr. and MrJames Morcom, of HalifaxStreet, was received by the last mail, dated August 17, from Romani, Egypt. He writes:-'"We have had good time the last two days and nights. The Turks were at Katia. They advancedon our position, We were on outpost duty on to the right, of our camp, when heard [?hords?]of the Turks came yelling, Allah! Allah! Over 3.000 prisoners were taken, and upent their white flags The colonel and the major complimented our boys on waythey did their work. I have got a septic hand, and cholera has broken outhere so they may possibly keep me here, for a while. I am hoping that I will soonbe out of this, as I am sick of doing nothing. I went right through the fighting, andnever got a scratch. This is my first experience of a hospital over hereand I hope it will be the last, as I would sooner be with the boys at the front.".
Tight Rope Walker for Circus
-1950: Wood Machinist in Adelaide.

GENERAL NOTE:
Richard was a bachelor

SOURCES:
1903 Book Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885
Births-Index of Registrations South Australia 1842-1906
World War 1 Nominal Roll: Australia
Death Index:South Australia Registrations 1916-1972
Death Certificate
South Australia:Government Gazette Deceased Estates
Personal FIELDEN Vic
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
Richard Phillip MORCOM (11525)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules GWENNAPrichard

BIRTH:
Q1 1857 in Redruth CON. Ref 5c 267. VicGold database has b. 1857 - not in Australia. Richard Philip at marriage, Richard at birth of children. Marriage notice in Bendigo Advertiser confirms he was fourth son of Joseph MORCOM

DEATH:
23Jun1907 Died of "phthisis" Age at death: 50

EMIGRATION:
in "Winifred" Arrived in Victoria Apr 1864Immigration Note: Age 6 yrs in passenger list but he was nearer 7.

RESIDENCES:
1857-AFT 1858: Redruth,CON
BEF 1865-AFT 1865: Inglewood,VIC AUS
ABT 1880 Guildford,VIC AUS
BEF 1880-AFT 1886: Vi[o]let Street,Bendigo,VIC AUS
1899-1900: Pit Street,Golden Square,Bendigo,VIC AUS
1900-1901: Old Violet Street,Golden Square,Bendigo,VIC AUS
1903 Fosterville,Bendigo,VIC AUS
1906-1908: Curnow Street,Bendigo,

OCCUPATIONS:
Occupation Note: CHECK: Is he the R.MORCOM, acting mine manager of the North Garden Gully in 1885-86?.
1899-1901: Mine Manager in Bendigo.
1901-1907: Miner in Bendigo.Occupation Note: Is he the R.MORCOM who fell down a shaft in Sandhurst 6 October 1881. A jury examined the cause of the accident at Carlisle, North Garden Gully and Passby United. There is a report in the Bendigo Advertiser of 8 October 1881.

GENERAL NOTE:
CHECK: Is the person in the 1881 accident report and in the following Bendigo Voters' Lists the same person:1899-1900 Richard MORCOM, mine manager Pit Street, Golden Square1900-1901 Richard MORCOM, miner, Old Violet Street, Golden Square1906-1907 Richard P MORCOM, miner, Curnow StreetFrm 29 Apr 1901 to 6 May 1901 Richard P MORCOM, age 43, mine manager of Barnard Street was admitted to Bendigo Hospital. Nearest relative was a brother also in Bendigo Street

SOURCES:
GRO Births
BMD Records Victoria AUS Pioneer Index 1836-88
BMD Records Victoria, AUS VicGold database
CD Australia Vital Records Index 1788-1905
BMD Records Victoria AUS Edwardian Index 1902-13
Newspaper Bendigo Advertiser 1854-1880 Vol 1
Bendigo Voters' List 1871-1916
Electoral Rolls - Australia 1901-1936
Bendigo Hospital Admissions
Marriage Witness Index Australia
  1. Wife: Jeanette Elizabeth HOWARD (11096)
    Married: 07Jun1880 in St Paul's Church, Bendigo

    Children:
    1. Evelyn MORCOM (11180)
    2. Philip Lionel MORCOM (11160)
    3. Leslie MORCOM (11093)
    4. Lyle Howard MORCOM (13550)
  2. Wife: Elizabeth FREEMAN (Lizzie)(13533)
    Married: 1905
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
Richard Q MORCOM (00547)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn PENZANCEbawden

BIRTH:
16Apr1919 in Massachusetts MA USA. US Census 1920: Richard Q MORCOM, son, age 8 months, b. Massachusetts, father born Mexico, mother born in Massachusetts. US Census 1930: age 11, son, b/. M.A. Did the Q stand for Quainton or Quirk - another family name?

DEATH:
17Sep1989 in Hollywood, Broward County FL USA. Age at death: 70

SOCIAL SECURITY:
SocialSecurity No: 030-07-9146State No.Issued: MALast Residence: Hollywood,Broward Co,FL 33021

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1920-AFT 1930: 69,Storrs Avenue,Norfolk MA USA
ABT 1990 New Bedford,2740 MA USA

GENERAL NOTES:
Social Security Number: 030-07-9146
Death Residence LocalitiesZip Code: 33021Hollywood Hills, Broward, FloridaHollywood, Broward, FloridaPembroke Park, Broward, Florida
His obituary describes Jamey as a member of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County and a strong supporter of the South Kingston Pound; a strong supporter of several University of Rhode Island organisations; and the companion of the late Linda L GREGORY.

SOURCES:
1920 USA Federal Census
1930 USA Federal Census
Web Site Anybirthday.com
Newspaper Obituary The Providence Journal, RI, 1st June 1999
Social Security Death Index 2013
  1. Wife: Edith HANSEN (00468)

    Children:
    1. Jeffrey Bawden MORCOM (16002)
    2. Miss Jamey MORCOM (15995)
Richard Richards MORCOM (00545)


BIRTH:
13Apr1883 in Rinsey Crofts, Breage CON. Q2 1883. 5c 197 in Helston. Census 1891: age 7, son, b. Rinsey Crofts, living in grandmother's house; 1901: 17, son, b. Breage

CHRISTENED:
05Sep1884 in CON. Richard Richards MORCOM son of John Richards MORCOM, miner of Rinsey Croft and Rebecca and

DEATH:
Dec 1967 in Michigan MI USA. Age at death: 87

SOCIAL SECURITY:
SocialSecurity No: 369-05-2913State No.Issued: MichiganLast Residence: Ishpeming,Marquette County 49849 Lump Sum Payment to: North Lake, Ishpeming,Marquette,Michigan

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Rinsey Crofts Village, Breage,CON
-ABT 12Sep1918: 156,Excelsior,Ishpeming,Marquette County MI USA

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Tin Miner in Breage.
-ABT 12Sep1918: Miner for Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co, Ishpeming in Lake Mine.
Occupation Note: Registered on 12 Sept 1918 in Ishpeming, Marquette County, MI. Serial Number 1473 and Order No. 870. Medium height and build, blue eyes and brown hair. Nearest relative Rebecca MORCOM, Ashton nr Breage, Helston, Cornwall..

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Cornwall FHS Parish Index
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
USA - World War I Draft Registrations Card 1917-1918
Social Security Death Index 2013
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
Richard Stafford MORCOM (Stafford)(02882)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules St ENODERwilliam

BIRTH:
Q3 1905 in St Stephen in Brannel Parish CON. Reg. in St Austell. Census 1911: 5, son, b. St Stephens

DEATH:
25Jun1967 in St Austell 61. GRO Index Q2 1967

PROBATE:
10663 Executor: widow Irene Myrtle MORCOM and (William?) Kenneth Ivor MORCOM, farmer

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Old Pound, St Stephen in Brannel Parish,CON
BEF 1939-AFT 1939: Langeth,High Street,St Austell,CON
BEF 1962-25Jun1967: Plosh Farm,High Street,St Austell,CON

Residence Note:
Kelly's Directory in 1939

OCCUPATION:
Farmer

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
Will Somerset House Index
  1. Wife: Irene Myrtle DALLEY (02884)
    Married: Q2 1928 in St Austell

    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
Richard Thomas MORCOM (02168)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn GWENNAPwilliam1

BIRTH:
15Mar1856 in Rhydymyn FLN. Source 697 gives birth as 13 Mar 1856. Census 1871: son, age 15, scholar, b. Rhydymyn; 1881: 25, unm., boarder, b.Chester; 1891: 31, boarder in Inn of Joseph RICHARDSON, b. Chester; 1901: 45, head, b. Chester; 1911: 55, head, married, b. Chester.

DEATH:
15Sep1934 in Boscombe, Bournemouth HAM. Q3 1934 Bournemouth district as Richard T MORCOM Age at death: 78

PROBATE:
9522 13s.9d. Executors: sister Annie Miriam and son Herbert Geoffrey.

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1871-AFT 1871: 38,Moor,Hawarden,FLN
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: 112,Brook Street,St John,Chester,CHS
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: Wreay,nr. Carlisle,CUM
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: 21,Bridgeman Terrace,Wigan,LAN
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Sandon Road,Edgbaston,Birmingham,WAR
BEF 1934-15Sep1934: Springfield, 50,Wentworth Avenue,Boscombe,Bournemouth,HAM

Residence Note:
In 1881 Boarder with Henry THOMPSON, 34, Provision Merchant, b. Liverpool.In 1911 Richard employed two servants

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: Railway Superintents Assistant in Chester.
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: Assistant District Superintendent in Wreay.
-May 1899: Assistant Superintendent for London and North-Western Railway in Lancaster.
May 1899-AFT 1901: Assistant District Superintendent for London and North-Western Railway in Wigan.Occupation Note: Richard was in charge of the Liverpool ,and Blackburn Section..
District Superintendent and Shareholder for Western Railway in birmingham.
BEF 1929-AFT 1929: Manager RetiredOccupation Note: Executor to brother Herbert Charles and father Thomas Kidwell. Railway District Superintendent at time of father's death..

GENERAL NOTE:
CHECK FOR MORE DETAILS IN The Catholic Who's Who and Year Book, London, 1930. He is described as "railway supervisor, convert" in mentions between 1893 and 1920 according to summary in World Biographical Index 7.Richard Thomas COULD be the R T MORCOM who requested general information about India in 1881 according to the India Office Records: Public and Judicial Department. {Ref. IOR/L/PJ/6/309, File 1881.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 2 April 1871
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
Census USA 1920 Federal
GRO Index Marriages
GRO Index Deaths
World Biographical Index 7
Personal AHEARN Robert (15727)
  1. Wife: Jane Moore ROPER (02169)
    Married: 16Sep1893 in St Mary, Lancaster
Richard Thomas MORCOM (04671)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn GWENNAPthomas

BIRTH:
1882 in Stawell AUS.

RESIDENCE:
1882 Stawell,AUS

SOURCE:
Personal EDWARDS Kym Adrian
Richard Willard MORCOM (10570)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules St ENODERrichard

BIRTH:
15Oct1928 in Reedsburg WI USA. Census 1930 WI: 1/2 yrs yrs, son, b. Wisconsin, father b. England, mother b. Wisconsin.

DEATH:
03May1996 Age at death: 68

SOCIAL SECURITY:
SocialSecurity No: 293-22-7448State No.Issued: OHLast Residence: Lakeland,Polk Co,FL 33801

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1930-AFT 1930: 623,Fourth Street,Reedsburg,Sauk County WI USA

OCCUPATION:
ABT 1942-ABT 1945: for US Marine Corps

SOURCES:
1930 USA Federal Census
Social Security Death Index 2013
Web Site TIBBITS Jim
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
(living person)
(living person)
Rita MORCOM (01096)
Family Code: St GLUVIASwilliam

BIRTH:
06Dec1931 in Plaistow ESS. GRO: Q1 1932 in West Ham.

DEATH:
Oct 2003 in Southend On Sea ESS.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Death Index England & Wales 1916-2007 in Ancestry.com
  1. Husband: (living person)
Rob MORCOM (17468)
Family Code: GWENNAPhercules St COLUMB MINORgeorge

BIRTH:
in AUS. Only evidence that Bob is the second child of Nesbit Roy MORCOM comes from a listing of children and their spouses in his death notice.

SOURCES:
Newspaper Death Notice The Advertiser, Adelaide
Personal GOULD Bronte
  1. Wife: (living person)
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
(living person)
(living person)
(living person)

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