George MORROW

Male - 1906


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  • Name George MORROW 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Aug 1906  Hillgrove, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hillgrove, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I203  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2020 

    Father Robert MORROW,   b. 11 Apr 1795, Crevenish, Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1887, Broughton Vale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother Frances MORROW,   b. Abt 1798,   d. 1835, Crevenish, Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married 1822  Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabella ALLINGHAM,   b. 13 Jul 1833, Boa Island, Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1907, Balmain, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1853  Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • My certificate states an incorrect church. Index code is NS which is St Peters, Armidale
    Children 
     1. Robert William MORROW,   b. 28 Dec 1853, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1931, Marrickville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Fanny MORROW,   b. 11 Aug 1855, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1937, Balmain, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Sarah Jane MORROW,   b. 1857, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1936, Marrickville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. George Edward MORROW,   b. 1859, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951, Auburn, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     5. James H MORROW,   b. 1861, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1913, Catherine Hill Bay, NSW, Auatralia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     6. Elizabeth A (Bessie) MORROW,   b. 1863, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1899, Hillgrove, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     7. Richard MORROW,   b. 9 Jan 1866, Uralla, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1919, Hillgrove, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     8. Alfred J MORROW,   b. 1868, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Johnstone MORROW,   b. 1871, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950, Canterbury, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     10. Edith Isabella MORROW,   b. 18 Jul 1874, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1959, Rosebery, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1856 - Police Gazette - Saturday, March 29, 1856: District of Armidale - 10s Reward
      Absconded from the hired service of Mr George Morrow, near Armidale, on or about the 1st instant Ed. Allen, about 5 feet 7 inches high, stout made, fair complexion, light brown hair, aged about 35 years. A warrent is issued, and Mr Morrow offers 10s. reward for his apprehension. Information received at this Office on the 29th instant.
    • 1860 - Certificate by Justices to Authorise the Granting of a License
      Name: Greorge Morrow
      Public House Location: Armidale
      Licence or Certificate Date: 2 May 1860
      Hotel to be named the Daniel O'Connel Inn
      Suretires made by: Edward Allingham and George Allingham both of Armidale
    • 1870 - Government Gazette - 9 Sep 1870: The following Return of Publican's Licenses, which have been issued for the year commencing 1st July 1870 and ending 30th June 1871, is published for general information:
      Armidale District: George Morrow, Beardy street, Sportsman's Arms
    • 1872 - Government Gazette - 20 Sep 1872: The following Return of Publican's Licenses, which have been issued for the year commencing 1st July 1872 and ending 30th June 1873, is published for general information:
      Armidale District: George Morrow, Beardy street, Sportsman's Arms
    • 1873 - Government Gazette - 9 Sep 1873: The following Return of Publican's Licenses, which have been issued for the year commencing 1st July 1873 and ending 30th June 1874, is published for general information:
      Armidale District: George Morrow, Beardy street, Sportsman's Arms
    • 1874 - Government Gazette - 2 Sep 1874: The following Return of Publican's Licenses, which have been issued for the year commencing 1st July 1874and ending 30th June 1875, is published for general information:
      Armidale District: George Morrow, Beardy street, Sportsman's Arms
    • 1906 - The Hillgrove Guardian August 25, 1906 - Death of Mr Geo. Morrow, Senr
      We regret to have to record the death of Mr George Morrow, who died at his residence, Bracken street, on Monday morning, at about 8 o'clock, from senile decay. Deceased had reached the advanced age of 82 years, and had only been ill a week prior to his demise. Dr Costelloe did all that medical skill could avail to prolong the old gentleman's life, while members of the family nursed him with unremitting attention and loving tenderness, and thus made his passage from this mundane sphere, where his sojourn had been longer than that given to the great majority of mankind, as peaceful as possible.
      The late Mr Morrow was born in the town of Crevenish, county Fermanagh Ireland, in 1824, and arrived in Sydney with his father in 1841 - 65 years ago - being then 17 years of age. He landed in Armidale in 1844, the Cathedral City of the North being then only a small village. For several years - before the era of the Iron Horse, Mr Morrow conducted a carrying business between Maitland and Armidale, and afterwards went into farming operations. Subsequently he embarked in the business of hotelkeeping, having kept the Daniel O'Connell Hotel at Armidale and the Commercial at Uralla during the gold rush at the Rocky. Relinquishing hotelkeeping Mr Morrow lived in Armidale until removing to Hillgrove some 19 years ago, where he resided until the Grim Reaper called him away to that unexplored land. Like most the old pioneers the late Mr Morrow met with varying fortune, being at one time well-to-do. However he wanted for nothing in his declining years, he and his aged widow (75 years) living happily and comfortably together in Brackin st, and the old lady will greatly miss her partner of 55 years. Their lives together during that long period being of the serenest and happiest nature. Deceased was of an unobtrusive and genial nature, possesing the usual optimism and humour of his countrymen. He was a man of strict integrity, and honourable in all his dealings.
      Besides the aged widow a family of six sons and three daughters survive deceased - Robert, James, Richard (Hillgrove), George, Johnstone (Inverell), and Alfred (New Zealand); Mrs Rathburn, Collins (Hillgrove) and Burrows (Sydney). Also 32 grandchildren. One daughter - Mrs M. Roberts - predeceased her father.
      The funeral on Tuesday was largely attended. The body was taken to St Georges Church, and thence, after a short prayer by the Rev Mr Nixon, who also conducted the service at the grave, to the C. of E. cemetery, where the interment took place. A number of beautiful wreaths and floral emblems were laid on the coffin. Mr Hirschberg, Armidale, conducted the funeral arrangements.
    • 1906 - The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 21st August 1906 - "Hillgrove, Monday - Mr. George Morrow, aged 82 years, died this morning. Deceased had been a resident of the district for over 50 years."
    • 1906 - Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW 1870 - 1907) Wednesday 22nd August 1906 "Mr. George Morrow, aged 82 years, one of the oldest pioneers of the New England district, died at Hillgrove on August 19."
    • 1907 - Death duty paid 2/4/1907 - see State Records of NSW Deceased Estate file - Reel 3029

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] NSW - Registry of Births Death and Marriages, Registration No: 525 Vol: 39C.



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