Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,124 pages of information and 233,665 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

David Morris

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

David Morris (1842-1913)

1914 Obituary [1]

DAVID MORRIS, born at Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, on the 8th December, 1842, died at that place on the 22nd May, 1913.

Having obtained his practical training under the late Mr. C. G. Bateman, of Llanelly, he went out to India in 1867 and was posted to the Karachi harbour works. Subsequently he was engaged on the construction of the Indus Valley and other railways, and in exploring for minerals and developing coal-seams in Baluchistan.

From 1890 to 1898, when he retired, he was Engineer to the Karachi Port Trust, and also reported on other harbours in India. He was a lieutenant-colonel of the Karachi Volunteers and filled many local affairs in Wales.

Mr. Morris was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 2nd December, 1884, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 21st May, 1889.

See Also


Sources of Information