1829–1885

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St. James the Great, South Leigh

Born: Sep­tem­ber 16, 1829, Rug­by rec­tory, Eng­land.

Christened: Oc­to­ber 25, 1829, St. An­drew, Rug­by, War­wick­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Ap­ril 25, 1885, South Leigh, De­von, Eng­land.

Buried: St. James the Great Church, South Leigh, Ox­ford­shire, Eng­land. In ad­di­tion to the grave mark­er, there is a me­mor­i­al brass pla­que in­side the church.

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Biography

Gerard was the son of John Moul­trie and Har­ri­et Mar­ga­ret Fer­gu­son, and hus­band of Eliz­a­beth Ans­tey (mar­ried Ju­ly 5, 1855, St. And­rew, Rug­by, War­wick­shire).

Moultrie was ed­u­cated at Rug­by School and Ex­e­ter College, Ox­ford (BA 1851, MA 1856).

Taking Ho­ly Or­ders, he be­came Third Mas­ter and Cha­plain in Shrews­bury School; chap­lain to the Dow­ag­er Mar­chi­o­ness of Lon­don­der­ry (1855–59); cur­ate of Bright­wal­ton (1859); and of Brin­field, Berk­shire (1860); chap­lain of the Don­a­tive of Bar­row Gur­ney, Bri­stol (1864); vi­car of South Leigh (1869); and War­den of St. James’ Col­lege, South Leigh (1873).

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