Dr. Robert Moffat

1795 - 1883

Robert Moffat Memorial, Ormiston
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Robert Moffat Memorial, Ormiston

Missionary and explorer. Born at Ormiston (East Lothian), Moffat was a missionary in South Africa for 54 years. In 1841, he was joined by David Livingstone, who subsequently married his daughter. Moffat translated the Bible and Pilgrim's Progress into the Sechuana language.

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