The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Grace, Hon. Morgan Stanislaus
Grace, Hon. Morgan Stanislaus, C.M.G., M.L.C., Count of the Holy Roman Empire, is the son of James Grace, of Sheffield House, Queen's County, Ireland, and Ellen Mary (Russell) his wife, and was born at Clonmel, county Tipperary, on Feb. 28th, 1837. He arrived in Auckland, N.Z., on June 20th, 1860, and having been staff assistant surgeon in the Army Medical Department, was appointed, surgeon, and subsequently surgeon-general, in the colonial military forces. In addition to being a member of the Legislative Council of New Zealand since May 1870, Dr. Grace is a Count of the Holy Roman Empire and a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St. George. He married at Wellington, N.Z., on Jan. 26th, 1866, Agnes Mary, daughter of the late Hon. John Johnstone, M.L.C.