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Descendants of George Morley d. 1766 Trinity Harbour, Newfoundland

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candidates exist
Theorised origin
Family tradition: Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire Irish origins also plausible.
Forename patterns
George, Frederick
Later members went to Nova Scotia and New England
First recorded
Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire
Longest association
159 years
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Last recorded
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Marker Count
Markers last changed

This page was created for the purpose of getting some of the earliest members of this family group "on the map". Members of this family group have done their own much more extensive research.


There isn't evidence of a connection to Doncaster, West Yorkshire. Only a family tradition. Another theory is that the family originated in Ireland. Y-DNA testing should shine some light on this.


I am a bit confused about the death date of the family group's progenitor. See and


Surname: Morley
Title Start Year End Year Added Updated
Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire
1725 1725 2013-12-22 2013-12-22
Trinity, Newfoundland
1766 1766 2013-12-22 2013-12-22
Sydney, Nova Scotia
1791 1950 2013-12-22 2013-12-22


The following forums may contain discussion relevant to this family group:

Forum: West Riding of Yorkshire

Title Post date Replies Last comment time
Sticky: Morleys in Halifax, West Yorkshire and Vicinity Thu, 31/01/2013 - 8:20pm 0 Thu, 31/01/2013 - 8:20pm

Forum: Lincolnshire

Title Post date Replies Last comment time
Reuben Marley/Marlow family, southern Lincolnshire, 1770s-1829 Sun, 01/03/2020 - 1:16am 0 Sun, 01/03/2020 - 1:16am
Pending moderation Thu, 13/02/2014 - 3:34am 11 Thu, 13/03/2014 - 4:21am
Pending moderation Thu, 29/08/2013 - 2:02pm 3 Tue, 10/09/2013 - 10:40pm

Forum: Ireland

Title Post date Replies Last comment time
Advice for Irish Morley families Sun, 02/07/2017 - 8:05pm 0 Sun, 02/07/2017 - 8:05pm