Divine and inventor, sixth son of George Moule, solicitor and banker, was born at Melksham, Wiltshire, 27 Jan. 1801, and educated at Marlborough grammar school. He was elected a foundation scholar of St. John’s College, Cambridge, and graduated B.A. 1821 and M.A. 1826. He was ordained to the curacy of Melksham in 1823, and took sole charge of Gillingham, Dorset, in 1825.
Schoolmaster and author, Reginald Bosworth Smith was born on June 28, 1839, at The Rectory, West Stafford, in Dorset, one of twelve children of Reginald Southwell Smith and Emily Genevieve Simpson who were married in 1836.