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Moore [Moir, Muir], Davidlocked

(1808–1879)
  • E. Charles Nelson

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Moore [Moir, Muir], David (1808–1879), horticulturist and botanist, was born on 23 April 1808 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, the eldest son of Charles Moir (b. 1782), gardener, and Helen Rattray (1784–1832); David's baptismal record has their surname spelled Moir, but by 1830 the family had adopted the spelling ...

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