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date: 06 March 2021

Moyes, Henrylocked

(1749/50–1807)
  • A. D. Morrison-Low

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Moyes, Henry (1749/50–1807), lecturer on natural philosophy, was born near Kirkcaldy in Fife, one of three sons and a daughter of Henry Moyes (d. 1774). The latter was tenant at Westmill of Abbotshall, near Kirkcaldy, and a nonconformist. Moyes was left blinded by smallpox in infancy, but he apparently distinguished himself at ...

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