Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of Hackney

hackneyLieutenant Colonel Roderick E F Morriss TD DL

Appointed Rep DL: 1998

In the past, Lieutenant Colonel Morriss has commanded a Royal
Artillery Regiment (TA), been involved in international shipping policy on behalf of OECD ship owners, and been past Master of the Worshipful Company of Glovers of London and Past President/Chairman of the British Glove Association. He currently holds a number of voluntary appointments: Area President – St John Ambulance; Chairman – North London Scouts County; Vice President – North East London Scouts County; Chairman – Hackney Wick Community Training Centre (UXL); Branch President – The Royal British Legion; Area President – Normandy Veterans Association; Prior of the – Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem; Trustee – the Lord Mayor of London’s National Flood & Tempest Distress Fund; Chairman – the Chattels Charity; Board member – the National Artillery Association.

Hackney BoroughMarried and with interests in skiing, sub aqua, sailing, shooting, cycling and training for the next London Marathon.

Further information about the London Borough of Hackney can be found at

The Representative Deputy Lieutenant of Hackney attended a Service of Commemoration marking the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on the afternoon of Friday the 16th of April at St John at Hackney. In attendance was the Bishop of Stepney, MP Meg Hillier, the Speaker of Hackney and a number of faith and community leaders.

The service was recorded and may be viewed at