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by AlexanderWMorrison48
Fri May 27, 2016 1:27 am
Forum: History
Topic: O'MUIRGHEASAIN
Replies: 6
Views: 4946

Re: O'MUIRGHEASAIN

Short History of the Morrisons.pdf Hi Stephen, You might be interested in reading a article by MacCoinnich, A. (2015).(Dùn Èistean: the historical background, c. 1493 – c.1700. In: Barrowman, R.C. (ed.) Dùn Èistean, Ness: The Excavation of a Clan Stronghold. Acair Press: Stornoway, UK) which gives ...
by AlexanderWMorrison48
Fri Jun 13, 2014 11:48 pm
Forum: Folktales and folklore.
Topic: Morrison Folktales about the name, tartan and badge.
Replies: 10
Views: 10861

Re: Morrison Folktales about the name, tartan and badge.

Dear Readers, Without wishing to buy into the arguments about the adoption of the name Morrison, should anyone be interested in the Morrisons of Dairsie and Prestongrange I have been collecting research information on these two related families and would be happy to share what material I have so far...
by AlexanderWMorrison48
Sun Mar 02, 2014 6:40 am
Forum: Group H
Topic: Group H Origins
Replies: 6
Views: 6129

Re: Group H Origins

Hi all Group H, There is strong evidence to suggest the early origins of the name Morrison are associated with Fife. Indeed my own family originates from the Kingdom of Fife although I note my Y-DNA line has been placed in Banffshire. Scottish records and the research by the distinguished linguist G...
by AlexanderWMorrison48
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:59 am
Forum: Heraldry
Topic: Cap badges.
Replies: 18
Views: 17306

Re: Cap badges.

Hi Chris, I have posted a paper in the Folklore topic area (The Morrison name, tartan and badge- a study of mythology.pdf) which raises the issue of Morrison badges. If you scroll down the paper you will see a photo of the badge featuring the 3 Moors heads and a description of its origin. As for the...
by AlexanderWMorrison48
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:38 am
Forum: Folktales and folklore.
Topic: Morrison Folktales about the name, tartan and badge.
Replies: 10
Views: 10861

Morrison Folktales about the name, tartan and badge.

I am submitting the attached pdf paper to help serious Morrison family researchers overcome the temptation to believe all people bearing the name Morrison originate from a single source in Scotland, and that the tartan and badge are also part of the same mythology that surround to the origins of the...