Francis Orpen Morris, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Francis Orpen Morris

Irish clergyman and historian

Date of Birth: 25-Mar-1810

Place of Birth: Cobh, Munster, Ireland

Date of Death: 10-Feb-1893

Profession: author, lepidopterist, ornithologist, botanist

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Francis Orpen Morris

  • Francis Orpen Morris (25 March 1810 – 10 February 1893) was an Irish clergyman, notable as "parson-naturalist" (ornithologist and entomologist) and as the author of many children's books and books on natural history and heritage buildings.
  • He was a pioneer of the movement to protect birds from the plume trade and was a co-founder of the Plumage League.
  • He died on 10 February 1893 and was buried at Nunburnholme, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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