Clan Morrison

heritage of the Isles
  • 31 Pages
  • 0.33 MB
  • English
Printed for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical Pub. , Baltimore, Md
Morrison family., Clans -- Scotland., Scotland -- Genea



Statementby Alick Morrison.
SeriesJohnston"s clan histories
LC ClassificationsCS479 .M77 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1220884M
LC Control Number94219944

Morrison Clan Book Following their brutal dispersal from their ancestral homelands in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, the Morrisons, known in Gaelic as the Clan of Ghille Mhuire, survived to make a memorable impact on the wider world in a variety of roles.

The Origins Of Clan Morrison There is little in the way of historical information on the origins of Clan Morrison. It is generally accepted that the hereditary judges, or brieves, of the Isle of Lewis were chiefs of the clan until that office disappeared in the early 's.

Morison” is cited in the Rental Books of the Cistercian Monks of Coupar-Angus [6]. The Clan Buchanan has a fascinating unsubstantiated historical connection to the origin of the name Morrison in the Strathern district where a “Morrison” family is said to originate from an illegitimate son of the Maurice, the 10th.

The Morrison clan centred on the Isle of Lewis derived their surname from MhicGilleMhoire, a name said to mean "son of a servant of Mary".

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("Mhic" meaning son, "Gille" meaning servant and "Mhoire" meaning Mary). In time this Gaelic surname was Anglicised as Morrison. The selection was based on the Morrison ties with the MacKays.

Ay Mac Hormaid (Morrison) fell in love with, and married, the daughter of the Bishop of Caithness. Her dowry was the whole of Durness on the mainland, and 60 Morrison families relocated there in the 's.

Clan: RED (Lyon Court Book #21, 03 Jan. Clan genealogies trace their descent from Somerled, the King of the Isles who died in and probably descended himself from the Celto-Norse kings of Ireland. According to this tradition, Ceadhain Mac Mhuirich of the tree of Somerled changed his name when he married the Morrison heiress in Lewis in the 14th century.

Clan Morrison book Origins of the clan The two branches in the Hebrides, Morrison of Lewis and Morrison of Harris, trace their lineage to Norseman Olaf the Black who married a Kintyre noblewoman named Lauon in Shortly after the birth of their first son, GilleMhuire (Gaelic for “the servant of Mary”), Olaf’s ship, carrying his wife, child and crew, was shipwrecked in stormy seas off the northern.

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Clan profile Gaelic Name: MacGhille Mhoire. Motto: Teaghlach Phabbay (Pabbay family). Badge: Driftwood. Lands. The History of the Morison Or Morrison Family: With Most of the "Traditions of the Morrisons" (clan MacGillemhuire), Hereditary Judges of Lewis, by Capt. Green text has been reprinted from the Morrison DNA Project Website See Morrison DNA Project Website Clan Morrison Society of North America (CMSNA) is sponsoring a DNA project to allow interested parties to use Y-chromosome DNA testing as a tool in their family history research.

More than forty books have been published about him, and each one reveals nothing more than the last. The reason for this is because no one in the Morrison clan has ever revealed the true details (nor will they ever) about Jim's life inside the family/5(11).

The Chlann Mhic-Ghille-Mhuire, meaning "Devotee of St. Mary" or Morrison clan is said to be Scandinavian in origin, supposedly descending from the natural son of the King of Norway who was shipwrecked of the shores of is the Morrison clan whereas the Morrisons of the Central Highlands, "sons of Maurice", and the Morrisons who descend from the.

Di Morrissey’s first published novel was ’s Heart of the Dreaming. Below is a list of Di Morrissey’s books in order of when they were first released: Publication Order of Queenie and TR Books.

Heart of the Dreaming. #N#Follow The Morning Star. #N#Publication Order of Lily Barton Books. Tears of the Moon.

The clan’s two Hebridean branches, Morrison of Lewis and Morrison of Harris, trace their lineage to Norseman Olaf the Black who married a Kintyre noblewoman named Lauon in 3. The stronghold of the Morrisons was Dun Eistean, a sea-stack separated from the mainland by a deep ravine a couple of miles from the northernmost tip of Lewis.

J.G. Mackay had a sample of the red Morrison sett in his own tartan book around In the Morrison Clan sought a new, official Clan Tartan (apparently unaware of the existing red sett).

In spite of having red Morrison in his own collection, J.G. Mackay "invents" a Morrison tartan (based on "Mackay"), which is miraculously identical to the sett already published as. The roots of the Morrison family name are in ancient Scotland with the Viking settlers.

Morrison was derived from the name Maurice. This comes from the Latin personal name Mauritius, which means dark. Numerous legends exist for the origins of this great Scottish old tale holds that the Clan's Norse forbears were shipwrecked off the Isle of Lewis, and saved themselves.

Morrison Clan Motto: Teaghlach Phabbay (Family of Pabbay). History of Clan Morrison: There is a tradition that the ancestor of this Clan was a Norse Prince called Gilmhoire or Gillemorrie, possibly a half-brother of Leod, ancestor of Clan Macleod, who was shipwrecked and came ashore on the Island of Lewis on a piece of driftwood.

The official Morrison clan tartan was recorded by Lord Lyon on 3rd Januaryfrom a piece of tartan found in an old Morrison family bible. The bible contained a hand written reference to the tartan and was datedone year after the proscription of Highland dress.

A critical evaluation of published literature about the so called origins of the Morrisons in Scotland. The findings demonstrate the fallacy of the claims made about Norse origins and the name supposedly originating on the Isle of Lewis and Harris. Clan Morrison accquired the lands in the 17th Century and built the castle shortly after, so as to mark the territory as their own.

The Castle now lies in ruins. Clan Morrison's Plant Badge is Driftweed. Teaghlach Phabbay (Pabbay Family). Create an account or log into Facebook.

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Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. The Morrison's clan earliest recorded member was one Hutcheon, a contemporary of the last chief of clan MacLeod of Lewis. The Morrisons of Lewis derived their surname from the Gaelic MhicGilleMhoire, meaning "son of a servant of Mary".

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/5(43). Get this from a library. The clan Morrison: heritage of the Isles. [Alick Morrison] -- The Clan Morrison is known in Gaelic as Clan MhicGillemhoire. Clan tradition holds that an ancient person named Gillemoire was the Ceann Fine or progenitor of the clan.

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