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date: 26 January 2021

Moon, Williamlocked

(1818–1894)
  • Henry Davey
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew

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Moon, William (1818–1894), inventor of typography for blind people, was descended from an old Sussex family seated at Rotherfield. He was born at Horsmonden, Kent, on 18 December 1818, the son of James Moon of Horsmonden and his wife, Mary Funnell Moon. During his childhood his parents moved to ...

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