John Coleby Morland entered entered at an early age the family business of Clark, Son and Morland, at Glastonbury. Of this he was the active head for nearly fifty years.
In his own town he gave a great deal of help as County Councillor, County Alderman and as Mayor of Glastonbury. He won the respect of everyone, friends and opponents alike. During the war of 1914-1918 Morland was one of a group of fellow Quakers who established and financed the Friends’ Ambulance Unit.
Source: Alpine Journal-In Memorium