Jonas Moore (died 1682)

Sir Jonas Moore (died 12 July 1682) was an English surveyor.

He was the only son of Jonas Moore (died 1679), who he succeeded as Surveyor-General of the Ordnance. He was knighted on 9 August 1680, but died two years later as a result of falling off a horse.[1] He was buried beside his father in the Church of St Peter ad Vincula in the Tower of London.[2]


  1. ^ Willmoth, Frances (1993), Sir Jonas Moore: Practical Mathematics and Restoration Science, The Boydell Press. ISBN 0-85115-321-6, pp. 154–56.
  2. ^ Dictionary of National Biography