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MORGAN , DAVID LLOYD ( 1823 - 1892 ), naval surgeon ,

b. at Rhos-maen , Llandeilo-fawr , 1823 , son of David Morgan . He studied medicine at the London Hospital and S. Andrews University . Entering the Royal Navy in 1846 he became staff surgeon in 1854 . During 1847-9 he served on the west coast of Africa , he went through the Crimean War , 1850-6 , and was also with the Chinese land forces , 1857-61 . He was medical officer for H.M.S. Euryalus during 1862-5 , and Inspector-general at Plymouth from 1878-80 . In 1880-2 he was at Haslar, Hants. He was appointed physician to queen Victoria . He d. 3 Dec. 1892 at Rhos-maen , Llandeilo .

Sources:

  • Notable Welshmen (1700–1900) , 1908 , 422;
  • The Annual Register a record of world events , Harlow , 1892 , 210;
  • Eminent Welshmen: a short biographical dictionary of Welshmen ... from the earliest times to the present , 1908 .

Author:

Rev. Thomas Mardy Rees, (1871-1953), Neath

Published date: 1959