Morris James Downey, Twin

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Morris James Downey, Twin

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Rye RD, Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK
Death: November 15, 1928 (22-23)
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK (Drowned in the Mary Stanford Disaster)
Place of Burial: Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK
Immediate Family:

Son of James Morris Downey and Elizabeth Downey
Brother of Elizabeth Harriet A Almond; Alice Downey; Ethel Downey; Nellie Cloute and Albert John Downey, Twin

Occupation: 1911 - 5, Scholar;
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About Morris James Downey, Twin

Morris James Downey and his cousin Arthur, were two of 17 men who perished in the Mary Stanford Disaster when RNLB Mary Stanford (ON 661), a Liverpool-class lifeboat, which capsized in Rye Harbour in 1928.

The disaster occurred on 15 November 1928 when the whole of the 17-man crew of the Mary Stanford Lifeboat were drowned, practically the whole male fishing population of the village of Rye Harbour.


Births Sep 1905

  • Downey Albert John Rye 2b 6
  • Downey Morris James Rye 2b 6
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Morris James Downey, Twin's Timeline

1905
1905
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK
1928
November 15, 1928
Age 23
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK
November 20, 1928
Age 23
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK