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Moffatt, George (1806–1878), tea broker and politician, was born on 11 May 1806, sixth of the seven children of William Moffatt (1767–1815), tea agent and broker at 4 Fenchurch Buildings, London, and his wife, Alice (d. 1847×9). He entered the family tea business, known as ...

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Moir, James (1806–1880), tea merchant, Chartist, and local politician, was born in Stenhousemuir, Stirlingshire, on 18 May 1806, the son of Benjamin Moir, an ironfounder, and Janet Burgess. Nothing is known of his schooling, but he went to work with James Wallace, a tea merchant in the ...