Born: December 31, 1799, London, England.
Died: December 26, 1874, Rugby, England, of smallpox.
Buried: St. Andrew’s Church, Rugby, England.
John was the husband of Harriet Margaret Ferguson, and father of hymnists Gerard and Mary Moultrie.
He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (BA 1823), where he was Bell’s University Scholar in 1822.
Taking Holy Orders in 1825, he was presented that year by the Earl of Craven to the rectory of Rugby, where he remained the rest of his life (part of the Rugby Parish Church is still known as the