Morris was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and ordained after a period of study at Wells Theological College in 1921. After a Curacy in Northenden he was Vicar of Hauraki Plains. He was the Headmaster of King's Preparatory School, Auckland, New Zealand. He was also a founder of St. Peter's School in Cambridge, New Zealand. After this he was Vicar of Shawbury then the Sub-Dean of St Alban's Cathedral. During World War Two he was a Chaplain in the RAFVR.He served as Dean of Grahamstown from 1934 until his death on 19 March 1952 in Grahamstown. He was also Archdeacon of Grahamstown from 1944 until his death.
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