Details of WALTER REES MORGAN WILLIAMS

Born: 1790

Died: 1818

Source: Chaplains in the HEIC 1805 to 1835 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)

Biography: WALTER REES MORGAN WILLIAMS was born in 1790, being the son of Walter Williams of Devynnock in the county of Brecon. He matriculated at Jesus College, Oxford, 1808, of which college he was a scholar; graduated B.A. 1812, M.A. 1815. He was appointed a Chaplain in 1816. He served at Cochin from 1817 till the end of the following year, when his health gave way. He took sick leave to the Cape and died at sea on December 27, 1818. During the short time he was at Cochin he was instrumental in establishing a school for the Eurasian and other Christian boys 1 of the station, and raising money for its endowment. This fund was afterwards vested in the Archdeacon of Madras as a corporation sole. He died un married.