Elizabeth Moyes

1871–
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Moyes was born in 1871, in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Moyes, was 27 and her mother, Catherine McGowan, was 26. She lived in Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871.

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John Moyes
1844–
Catherine McGowan
1845–
James D Moyes
1867–
Elizabeth Moyes
1871–

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World Events (8)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 3

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 13

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 31

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from the Middle English personal name Moise ( see Moses ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Moyes, "Scotland Census, 1871"

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