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OATTS, THOMAS MURRAY

Born at Glasgow, 1845. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Salton, 1874. Died, 1875.


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Background
He was born on 17th December, 1846, in Glasgow, the son of John Oatts and Margaret Murray.

Ministry
Prior to his ordination to Salton and Bolton, East Lothian, in 1874, he worked in Glasgow and in Sanday, Orkney.

Death
He died on 5th August, 1875, in Bolton, East Lothian.

Family
There is no evidence that he ever married.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Thomas M. Oatts.


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OGG, WILLIAM, M.A.

Born at Ardersier, Inverness-shire, 1860. Studied at the University, Aberdeen, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Cockenzie, 1888.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.233

He served in Cockenzie, East Lothian.


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OGILVIE, GEORGE, B.D.

Born, 1817. He signed the Probationers’ Resolutions in 1843. Ordained, 1844, at Maryculter. Died, 1850.


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Background
He was born on 12th July and baptized on 6th August, 1818, in Dundee, the son of James Ogilvie, writer, and Rachael Jamieson.

Education
He matriculated in Glasgow University in 1833; he gained his M.A. degree from St Andrews University, Fife, in 1836 and his B.D. degree from Edinburgh University in 1841.

Ministry
“George Ogilvie, Dundee” was a name on the Roll of Probationers adhering to the Free Church. He was called to Maryculter, Kincardineshire, on 21st March, 1844, and was ordained there shortly thereafter.

Death
He died on 6th July, 1850, at his father’s home, Park Place, Dundee.

Source
The Aberdeen Journal, 27th March, 1844


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OGILVY, ALEXANDER, M.A.

Born in the parish of Clova, 1834. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Eyemouth, 1868. Married, 1869, Mary Ann Urquhart; and, 1883, Wilhelmina Whyte Morton. Translated, 1877, to Coatbridge, Middle.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.184

He served in Eyemouth, St. John’s, Berwickshire; and Middle, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.


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OGILVY, DAVID, D.D.

Born at Kirriemuir, 1822. Studied at King’s College, Aberdeen, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Dalziel, Motherwell, 1854. Married, 1859, Jane E. Bridges. Became senior minister, 1895.


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Background
He was born on 4th November, 1822, in Kirriemuir, Angus, the son of Alexander Ogilvy, mason, and Mary Edward. He was an uncle of J. M. Barrie, the writer.

Education
He studied at Aberdeen University, 1841-45, and graduated M.A. He was awarded the D.D. by Aberdeen University in 1897.

Marriage
He married Jane Euphemia Bridges on 21st June, 1859, at Felfield House, Musselburgh, Midlothian. She was born on 16th June, 1823, in Edinburgh, the daughter of James Bridges, W.S., and Jane MacDonald.

Ministry
He was licensed by the Free Presbytery of Haddington and Dunbar on 4th September, 1849. He was ordained in Dalziel, Motherwell, Lanarkshire. On 19th March, 1896, Thomas Marshall, Loudon, Ayrshire, was inducted there as his colleague and successor.

Death
He died on 25th August, 1904, in Kirriemuir, Angus. His wife died on 6th March, 1887, in Partick, Glasgow.

Publications
The present importance of Free Church principles : or, disestablishment the necessary sequel of the disruption, Edinburgh, Maclaren & Macniven, 1875.

Historical sketch of the Free Church of Scotland in the parish of Dalziel from the disruption in 1843 to the union in 1900, Privately printed, 1901

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Alexander Ogilvy born on 24th July, 1860, in Dalziel, Lanarkshire. He died there that same year.

Sources
The Morning Chronicle, London, England, 25th June, 1859

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 3rd March, 1897


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OLIVER, ALEXANDER GIBSON, M.A.

Born in Lanarkshire. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Glasgow, Martyrs’, 1896.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.4

He served in Martyrs’, Glasgow.


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OMAND, DONALD ELDER

Son of following. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at St. Paul’s, Perth, 1896. Married, 1897, Margaret R. Dunlop.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.335

He served in St. Paul’s, Perth.


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OMAND, WILLIAM

Born at Thurso, 1844. Studied at the New College, Edinburgh. Before receiving licence Mr. Omand was teacher of the Borough School, Musselburgh. Married, 1865, Maria Jones Oughton. Ordained at Orphir, Orkney, 1872. Translated, 1880, to Nitshill, Renfrewshire.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.168

He served in Orphir, Orkney; and Nitshill, Renfrewshire.


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OMOND, JOHN REID, D.D.

Born at Kirkwall, 1804. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. While serving his apprenticeship as a Writer to the Signet he entered the Divinity Hall, Edinburgh. After officiating as probationer at Logiealmond he was ordained at Monzie, Perthshire, 1836. Married, 1837, Margaret Thomson. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Became senior minister, 1880. Died, 1892.

Publications.—While a student Dr. Omond edited the Presbyterian Review from 1831-34. He also edited Crookshank’s History of the Church of Scotland and contributed several articles to the Seventh Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.4, p.280

For some ministerial connections, see the Thomson, the Bayne and the Cumming Turing Trees.

He served in Monzie, Perthshire.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: John Reid Omond.


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ORMOND, DAVID DUNCAN

Born at Arbroath, 1847. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Stirling, Craigs, in connection with the Reformed Presbyterian Church, 1876. The same year, at the union, he joined the Free Church. Was clerk of the Free Church Presbytery of Stirling for many years.


Supplementary Information

FRPCS, p.25

FUFC, p.312

He served in Craigs, Stirling.


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ORR, GEORGE

Born in the parish of Dundonald, 1813. Studied at the University, Glasgow. Ordained, 1840, at Symington, Ayrshire. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married, 1850, Jessie Hamilton Howe. The exertions of the Disruption years were followed in Mr. Orr’s case by a severe illness which permanently enfeebled his constitution. Became senior minister, 1855. Died, 1882.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.3, p.74

His daughter Anna Orr married Thomas Buchanan Kilpatrick, a Free Church minister. For some family connections, see the Kilpatrick Tree.

He served in Symington, Ayrshire.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: George Orr.


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ORR, THOMAS

Born in Lanarkshire. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Thornton, 1900. Married, the same year, Jessie S. Chapman.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.366

He served in Thornton, Fife.


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OSBORNE, ALEXANDER, M.A.

Born at Glasgow, 1856. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Appointed by the Colonial Committee to New South Wales. Ordained at Burwood, Sydney, 1883. Married, 1889, Elizabeth Inglis. Returned to this country, 1892. Settled at Martyrs’ Church, Dundee, 1894.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.386

He served in Martyrs’, Dundee.


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