Professor Boyes-Dennison was the creator of the three British Imperial Fleet ships, which were flown to the Moon in 1878. Their names were Cygnus, Lynx and Draco. His daughter was Emily Boyes-Dennison.
He accompanied Captain Haliwell and a group of soldiers to investigate the surface after finding civilisation. He suffered from a heart attack after his daughter was taken by the inhabitants. (TV: Imperial Moon)