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Memoir: Warwick Morris, 2009 - 2020

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 194

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.


  • Creation: 2009 - 2020


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

Biographical / Historical

Warwick Morris was born 10 August 1948, elder son of Clifford Morris and Patricia Morris (née O’Grady), JP. He was educated at Bishop’s Stortford College and in 1972, married Pamela Jean Mitchell, MBE, having one son and two daughters.

After voluntary service in Cameroon, 1967-68, Morris entered Diplomatic Service in 1969 and his diplomatic career included: Third Secretary, Paris [France], 1972-74; Korean language training, Yonsei University, Seoul, 1975-76; Second Secretary, Seoul, 1977-79; Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1979-83; First Secretary, 1982; First Secretary (Commercial), Mexico City, 1984-87; Head of Chancery, Seoul, 1988-91; Deputy Head, Far Eastern Department, FCO, 1991-93; Counsellor, 1993, Head, 1994, Permanent Under Secretary’s Department, FCO; Economic and Commercial Counsellor, New Delhi [India], 1995-98; Royal College of Defence Studies, 1999; Ambassador to Vietnam, 2000-03; Ambassador to South Korea, 2003-08.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Date information

DateText: The original interview with Morris took place in 2009, but was never completed; instead, he submitted a memoir in 2020.


Morris, Warwick, b 1948, diplomat

Finding aid date

2020-08-06 10:14:11.930000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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