William Moyse

11 October 1807–
Saint Clement, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Moyse was christened on 11 October 1807, in Saint Clement, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom as the son of James Moyse and Jenifer.

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Family Time Line

James Moyse
Jenifer
Anne Moyse
1805–
William Moyse
1807–
James Moyse
1809–

Parents and Siblings

    MaleMale

    Jenifer

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(3)

    Anne Moyse

    Female1805–Female

    Male1807–Male

    James Moyse

    Male1809–Male

World Events (3)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish: variant of Moses .2 English (Devon and Norfolk) and French: from a medieval variant of the personal name Moses (Middle English Moise, Old French Moïse).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • William Moyse, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Moyse, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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