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Morris, John (1810–1886), geologist

R. J. Cleevely

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Morris, John (1810–1886), geologist, was born on 19 February 1810 at Homerton, London, the son of John Morris, a timber merchant in the City of London. He was educated at private schools at Clifton, in Berkshire, and at Parsons Green, Fulham. For some years from 1830 he was apprenticed to an aunt, who had a pharmaceutical chemist's shop at ...

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