Name: Thomas Moore
Given Name: Thomas
Birth: ABT 1662 in , , , England
Burial: Westminstr Abbey, , , England
Reference Number: F568
Change Date: 25 Dec 2000 at 12:30:29
Six Centuries of the Moores of Fawley, Berkshire, England,
And their Descendants Amid the titled and untitled Aristoc-
racy of Great Britain and America by David Moore Hall,.
Printed for the Committee by O.E. Flanhart Printing Co.,
Richmond, VA 1904. - See listing on page 21.
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Thomas Moore Esq., (1662-1733), of London, Librarian of
the Abbey Church of St. Peter at Westminster as early
as 1690, (by the Chapter Book), Auditor of the same in
1729. Registrar of the Diocese of Rochester and Judge
of the Bishop's Court in matters temporal, during the
incumbency of the Rt. Rev. William Spratt, D.D., m.
Elizabeth (Bulkeley), who died in 1720 and is buried
with him in the East Cloisters of Westminster Abbey. He
erected over her grave a memorial bearing the following
Elizabeth Moore, the wife of Thomas
Librarian of this Church;
She died at the age of 33, July 31st 1720.
Arms, Sculp., Ten Crosses Crosslet
Imp. a chev. betw. three Bulls' Heads
The newspapers of the time say he was instrumental in
saving the lives of Bishop Spratt, Archbishop Sand-
croft, the Duke of Marlborough and others, by detecting
the falsity of evidence given by certain witnesses in
respect to an alleged plot to assassinate King William.
His will dated March 6, 1730-1, with codicils in
1732=3, was proven Jan 16, 1734, by his nephew, Rev.
Thomas Moore, D.D., and his neice, Mary, the wife of
Robert Berkeley, Esq., He left considerable legacies
to his nephew, the Rev. Charles Sear, son of his sister
Ann (Moore) Sear, his neice Rebecca, wife of Colonel
John Evans, and children of his sister-in-law, Mrs.
Mary Baldwyn, a widow. Gentlemen's Magazine, Dec. 1,
1733, Register of Westminster, Harl. vol. X; Dart's
Westministerium, Neale's Westminster, vol. II, page
Father: Francis Moore IV Esq b: 1625 in Fawley, Berks, , England
Mother: Mary Cary b: ABT 1625 in Torr Abbey, Devon, , England
Elizabeth Bulkeley b: 1687 in , , , England
in , , , England