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date: 17 August 2019

Moore, Georgelocked

(1806–1876)
  • Jane Garnett

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Moore, George (1806–1876), philanthropist and businessman, was born on 9 April 1806 at Mealsgate, a farm of about 60 acres in Cumberland, the third of the five children of John Moore, statesman, and his wife, Peggy Lowes. His life, as memorialized by Samuel Smiles...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)