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TAINSH, JOHN

Born at Crieff, 1847. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Strichen, 1872. Translated, 1878, to Aberdeen, John Knox Church. Married, the same year, Jane A. Gowans. Translated, 1883, to Glasgow, Tron.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.257

He served in Strichen, Aberdeenshire; and Aberdeen – John Knox. He was inducted to Glasgow – Tron on 21st March, 1883.


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TAIT, ALEXANDER, M.A.

Born in Perthshire, 1852. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Glenboig, 1889. Died, 1892.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 21st August, 1852, in Peebles, the son of John Tait, ploughman, and Agnes Smith.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1883-87.

Ministry
He served in Glenboig, Lanarkshire.

Death
He died in 1892 in Cadder, Lanarkshire.


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TAIT, GAVIN JOHN, M.A.

Born at Inverness, 1854. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Paisley, St. George’s, 1881. Married, 1883, Margaret Kerr.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.172

He served in Paisley – St. George’s, Renfrewshire.


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TAIT, JOHN

Born at Paisley, 1824. Studied at the Universities, Edinburgh and Glasgow, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Dumbarton, High, 1861. Married, the same year, Jane Inglis. Became senior minister, 1898.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.271

He served in Dumbarton – High, Dunbartonshire.


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TASKER, DAVID

Born at Dundee, 1837. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Dunblane, 1868. Married, the same year, Janet M. Kerr. Translated to North Shields, 1873.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born about 1837 in Dundee.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1864-68.

Marriage
He married Janet MacAlpine Kerr. She was born on 27th December, 1843, and baptized on 21st January, 1844, in Canongate, Edinburgh, the daughter of Andrew Kerr and Grace Watt. In 1861 her father was “First Clerk Office of H. M. Works”.

Ministry
He served in Dunblane, Perthshire.

Death
He died in the second quarter of 1910 in Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland, England. His wife died there in the 4th quarter of 1922.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) John Kerr Tasker born about 1869 in Edinburgh. He graduated M.A. from Edinburgh University. He was a lawyer, for a time at least, in Cupar, Fife. He died in 1926 in Perth.

(2) Grace Elizabeth W. Tasker born in 1870 in Dunblane, Perthshire. She died in the 3rd quarter of 1925 in Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland, England.

(3) Davina Leigh Tasker born in 1872 in Dunblane, Perthshire. She died in 1941 in Duns, Berwickshire.

(4) Janet Kerr Tasker born in the 3rd quarter of 1874, in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England. She died in 1937 in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.

(5) Andrew Kerr Tasker born on 26th March, 1876, in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England. He married Etta Maughan there in the second quarter of 1902. He was an architect, practising in Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland, England. He was admitted ARIBA in 1907 and FRIBA in 1924. He died in the 1st quarter of 1970 in Northumberland South, Northumberland, England.

(6) Anne Stirling Tasker born in the 4th quarter of 1877 in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England. She died there in the 3rd quarter of 1878.

(7) Isabella Dick Tasker born in the 2nd quarter of 1879 in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England. She married John Murray Christie there in the 3rd quarter of 1904. She died in 1965 in Elie, Fife.

(8) Euphemia Russell Tasker born in the 3rd quarter of 1881 in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England. She graduated M.A. from Edinburgh, University. She died in 1956 in Newington, Edinburgh.

(9) William Watt Tasker born on 26th August, 1886, in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England. He served in the Royal Engineers in WW1. He died in the 1st quarter of 1953 in Northumberland, South, Northumberland, England.

Sources
www.scottisharchitects.org.uk/architect_full.php?id=204980

www.thegazette.co.uk/Edinburgh/issue/13313/page/3006/data.pdf


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TASKER, WILLIAM

Born at Perth, 1811. After university studies Mr. Tasker became a teacher near Perth, at Tealing, and at Falkland. Studied at the New College, Edinburgh, and became missionary in the West Port, under Dr. Chalmers. Having formed a congregation in the district, was ordained there, 1847. Married Jane Miller. Became senior minister, 1872. Died, 1879.

Publications.—Territorial Savings Banks. Territorial Visitors’ Manual. Territorial Sabbath Schools.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born about 1811 in Perth. He supported some family members by teaching, first in Tealing, Angus, from 1836, and then from 1840 in Falkland, Fife.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1843-46. During this period he worked as a missionary in Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, before being chosen for the West Port work in Edinburgh.

Marriage
He married Jane Miller on 3rd March, 1839, in Madderty, Perthshire. She was baptized on 28th December, 1800, in St Martin’s, Perthshire, the daughter of George Miller and Margaret McLachlan.

Ministry
He was ordained to the Edinburgh – West Port (Chalmers’ Territorial), in 1847.

Death
He died on 20th March, 1879, in Grange, Edinburgh. His wife died in 1884 in Newington, Edinburgh.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Margaret Ann Tasker born on 15th February, 1842, in Falkland, Fife.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: William Tasker.


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TAYLOR, CHARLES EDWARD

Born at Nigg, Ross-shire, 1854. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Rafford, 1881. Married, 1885, Helen C. Wilson.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.267

He served in Rafford, Moray.


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TAYLOR, DONALD

Born at Leith, 1842. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at West Calder, 1875.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.34

He served in West Calder, West Lothian.


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TAYLOR, GEORGE, M.A.

Born at Keith, 1832. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Longformacus, Berwickshire, 1870.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.72

Background
He was born on 21st May, 1832, in Keith, Banffshire, the 8th child and 4th son of Thomas Taylor, shoemaker, and Janet Roy.

Education
He was educated at King’s College and the University of Aberdeen, graduating M.A. in March, 1854; he then studied in the Free Church College, Aberdeen.

Ministry
He was licensed by the Free Presbytery of Strathbogie at Keith on 5th September, 1859. During his probationary period, he worked, amongst other places, in Dundee Overgate Mission, in the preaching-station at Lassodie, Fife, and at Longformacus, Berwickshire, at that time a preaching-station. He was ordained and inducted to Longformacus Free Church on 21st July, 1870. He entered the Union in 1900 and retired from Longformacus United Free Church on 9th June, 1908.

Death
He died at Rosehall, Keith, on 7 th June, 1918, and was buried in Keith Old Churchyard.

Family
He never married.

Source
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TAYLOR, GEORGE WALKER, M.A.

Born in Lanarkshire. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Carlops, 1895. Married, 1898, Mary D. Johnston.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.154

He served in Carlops, Peebles-shire.


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TAYLOR, JAMES WILLIAM, D.D.

Born at Perth, 1813. Son of Rev. W. Taylor, Original Secession Church, Perth. Studied at the Universities, St. Andrews, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. Joined the Church of Scotland while a student. Ordained at Grangemouth, 1839. Translated to Flisk and Creich, Fife, 14th April 1843. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married, 1846, Magdalene R. Walker. Became senior minister, 1884. Died, 1894.

Publications.—A Few Words to the Parishioners of Flisk in reply to Dr. Anderson’s (Newburgh) Induction Address. Memoir of D. M. Makgill Crichton, of Rankeillour. Biographical Notice of Rev. W. Taylor, of Perth. Historical Antiquities of Fife, chiefly Ecclesiastical, connected with some of its Districts. A Month’s Visit to Connaught. The Establishment Principle demanding Disestablishment in Scotland, 1885. An Historic Plea for Ecclesiastical and Educational Unity. The Broad School, etc.


Supplementary Information

Scott, Annals, p.513

FES, Vol.5, p.156

He served in Flisk and Creich, Fife.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: James William Taylor.


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TAYLOR, NEIL

Born in the parish of Kilmun, 1830. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Supplied for a time at Tarbat, and was assistant in the Wynd Church, Glasgow. Ordained at Dundee, Gaelic, 1860. Married, 1866, Eliza M’Lauchlan. Translated, 1882, to Dornoch. Died, 1889.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born in 1830 in Dunoon and Kilmun, Argyll, the son of James Taylor, farmer.

Education
He attended Greenock Grammar School, Renfrewshire, and matriculated in Glasgow University in 1848. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1851-55.

Marriage
He married Eliza McLauchlan on 19th September, 1866, in Edinburgh. She was born about 1833 in Clachan, Argyll.

Ministry
He was licensed in 1857 by the Free Presbytery of Dunoon and Inveraray. He served in Tarbat, Ross and Cromarty; and the Wynd Church, Glasgow, before being ordained in Dundee – Albert Square. He also served in Dornoch, Sutherland.

Death
He died on 19th August, 1889, in Dornoch, Sutherland.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Mary Maclean Taylor born on 22nd June, 1867, in Dundee. She died in 1941 in Haymarket, Edinburgh.

(2) Archibald James Taylor born on 13th September, 1868, in Dundee. In 1891 he was a grocer.

(3) Nelson Taylor born on 13th September, 1868, in Dundee.

(4) Margaret Anna Taylor born on 7th January, 1870, in Dundee.

(5) Campbell Taylor born on 28th December, 1871, in Dundee.

(6) Donald Taylor born on 18th September, 1873, in Dundee.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Neil Taylor.


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TAYLOR, PETER, M.A.

Born at Parkside, King Edward, Aberdeenshire, 1857. Studied at the Universities, Aberdeen and Glasgow, and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Cluny, 1888. Married, 1896, Elsie Gray.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.433

He served in Cluny, Aberdeenshire.


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TAYLOR, ROBERT

Born at Inverkeillor, Forfarshire, 1824. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Kirkurd, 1850. Married, the same year, Susan M. Stoddart; and, 1863, Charlotte Mary C. Rattray. Translated to Blairgowrie, South, 1858; to Edinburgh, Greyfriars’, 1864; 1867, to London, Camberwell; then to Upper Norwood.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 28th October and baptized on 30th November, 1824, in Inverkeilor, Angus, the son of John Taylor, farmer, and Mary Greig.

Education
He attended Arbroath Academy, Angus. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1847-49.

Marriage
He married:

(1) Susan Matilda Stoddart on 23rd April, 1850, in Edinburgh. She was born on 17th October, 1821, in Edinburgh, the daughter of Admiral Pringle Stoddart and Frances Sprot.

(2) Charlotte Mary Clark Rattray in 1863 in St Giles, Edinburgh. She was born in Edinburgh about 1829 the daughter of Robert Clark Rattray, advocate and landed proprietor, and his wife Christina.

Ministry
He arrived in New South Wales on 13th April, 1845. After a short time in Brisbane, Queensland, he organised a congregation in Wollongong, New South Wales, and joined the Presbyterian Church of Eastern Australia on 12th October, 1846, two days after its formation. Returning to Scotland, he was ordained in Kirkurd, Peebles-shire, on 14th August, 1850; was translated to Blairgowrie – South, Perthshire, on 16th October, 1858; and to Greyfriars, Edinburgh, sometime in 1864, remaining there till 1867. He then served in the Presbyterian Church of England, in Camberwell, London, from 28th November, 1867, till 10th March, 1874. He was inducted to a church extension work in Upper Norwood, London, on 29th June, 1874, where he served till 1st April, 1893. He was the Moderator of his Synod in 1885.

Death
He died in on 5th March, 1906, and was buried in Edinburgh. There is the death of a Robert Taylor of the right age registered in Clunie, Perthshire, in 1906. His first wife died in 1859 in Blairgowrie, Perthshire. His second wife may have died in the 2nd quarter of 1899 in Eastbourne, Sussex, aged 70.

Family
He had issue including by his first wife:

(1) John Arthur Taylor born on 10th June, 1851, in Edinburgh. He married Jane McTaggart Paton in the 1st quarter of 1883 in Christchurch, Hampshire. He died in the 4th quarter of 1933 in Bournemouth, Dorsetshire.

(2) Francis Pringle Taylor born on 16th June, 1852, in Edinburgh. He married Rose Charlotte Hillyar on 5th August, 1882, in Sydney, New South Wales. She was a daughter of the late Rev. W. J. M. Hillyar and grand-daughter of Admiral William Hillyar. Francis Taylor had a naval career both in Australia – he was commandant of the Queensland colonial navy – and in Britain. He died on 16th February, 1913, in St Germans, Cornwall, England.

(3) Mary Fanny Taylor born on 15th January, 1856, in Calton, Edinburgh. She married William Foster Carslake in the 1st quarter of 1883 in Croydon, London, England.

(4) Unnamed Taylor born on 11th August, 1857, in Edinburgh.

(5) Susan Matilda Stoddart Taylor born on 26th September, 1859, in Blairgowrie, Perthshire.

And by his second wife:

(6) Frederick Robert Taylor born on 3rd July, 1865, in Newington, Edinburgh. He became a stock-broker. He married Paula Joanna.

(7) Charles Newton Taylor born on 22nd August, 1866, in Newington, Edinburgh. He married Helena Jessie Taylor in the 2nd quarter of 1895 in St George Hanover, London, England. He died in the 2nd quarter of 1949 in Honiton, Devon, England.

(8) Edith Susan Taylor born in the 2nd quarter of 1870 in Camberwell, London, England.

Sources
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Pringle_Taylor

trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/13524046?searchTerm=&searchLimits=l-publictag=Francis+Pringle+Taylor


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TAYLOR, ROBERT

Born in Dumbartonshire. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at New Pitsligo, 1861. Died, 1897.


Supplementary Information

Robert Arrol Taylor

Background
He was born on 3rd March, 1827, in Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, the son of William Taylor and Mary Arrol.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1854-58.

Marriage
He married Isabella Burnett on 19th November, 1867, in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire. She was baptized on 30th September, 1843, in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, the daughter of James Burnett, butcher, and Helen Andrews.

Ministry
He served in New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire.

Death
He died in 1897 in New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) William Arrol Taylor born in 1869 in New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire.

(2) Mary Arrol Taylor born in 1870 in New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire.

(3) Hellen Orchison Andrews Taylor born about 1871 in New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire.

(4) James Burnett Taylor born on 3rd September, 1873, in New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire.

(5) Isabella Burnett Taylor born in 1874 in New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire.


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TAYLOR, ROBERT BRUCE, M.A., D.D.

Born at Cardross, Dumbartonshire, 1869. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Loudoun, 1896. Married, the same year, Harriet M’Kendrick. Translated to Aberdeen, Ferryhill, 1900 [Vol. 2 under Aberdeen – Ferryhill says the translation was in 1899.].


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.412

He served in Loudoun, Ayrshire; and Aberdeen – Ferryhill.


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TAYLOR, WALTER ROSS, D.D.

Born at Tain, 1805. Studied at King’s College, Aberdeen, and Divinity Halls, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Ordained at Shadwell Street Church, Islington, 1829. Translated to Thurso, 1831. Married, 1833, Isabella Murray; and, 1887, Isabella Macdonald. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Was Moderator of General Assembly, 1884. Became senior minister, 1891. Died, 1896.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.7, p.137

He served in Thurso – First, Caithness.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Walter Ross Taylor.

For a short biography, see Disruption Worthies on this website: Taylor, Walter Ross


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TAYLOR, WALTER ROSS, D.D.

Born at Thurso, 1838. Son of the foregoing. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at East Kilbride, 1862. Translated to Glasgow, Kelvinside, 1868. Married, 1876, Margaret I. Paterson. In 1890 he was appointed convener of the Sustentation Fund Committee. From that date he was led into a very large participation in the general business of the Church. As last Moderator of the Free Church Assembly, he took a prominent part in the proceedings at the Union with the United Presbyterian Synod and Church on 30th October, 1900.

Publications.—Moderatorial Addresses on the Development of Religious and Theological Thought and Church Life and Unity. Article in Our Churches (1898).


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.229

He served in East Kilbride, Lanarkshire; and Glasgow – Kelvinside.


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TAYLOR, WILLIAM, M.A.

Born at Tain, 1816. Studied at King’s College, Aberdeen, and Divinity Hall, Edinburgh. Licensed by the Presbytery of Tain, 1840. Ordained at Glass, Strathbogie, in January 1843. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Translated, the same year, to Pulteneytown. Resigned, on account of ill-health, 1856. In session 1863-64 Mr. Taylor conducted the class of Apologetics and New Testament Exegesis in the Free Church College, Glasgow. He subsequently became editor for the Stirling Tract Enterprise. Died, 1886.

Publications.—Diary of James Calder of Croy. Early History of Tain, 1865; Earlier and Later History, 1882. Memorials of Charles C. Mackintosh, D.D., with a Sketch of the Religious History of the Northern Highlands of Scotland. Posthumous.—The Autobiography of a Highland Minister. Edited by A. Taylor Innes, Advocate. With a letter of appreciation by Alexander Whyte, D.D., 1897.


Supplementary Information

He is not mentioned in FES.

He served in Glass, Aberdeenshire.

The Free Church Monthly, June 1, 1886, Biographical Notices


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TAYLOR, WILLIAM

Born in Aberdeenshire. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at North Yell. 1899.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.176

He served in Yell – North, Shetland.


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TELFER, ALEXANDER PRENTICE, M.A.

Born at Edinburgh, 1854. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1888, missionary to Calcutta. Married, 1889, Margaret T. Lennox. Returned to Scotland, 1896. Settled at Arrochar, 1897.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.268

He served in Arrochar, Dunbartonshire.


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TELFER, JOHN

Born at Ayr, 1857. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Glencairn, 1886. Married, 1887, Beatrice M. Steven. Translated, 1891, to Glasgow, Lyon Street Church. Went to the Transvaal, 1895. Returned to England, and, 1899, was appointed missionary in connection with Marylebone English Presbyterian Church, London.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 21st January, 1857, in Ayr, the son of James Telfer and Mary Cruickshank.

Marriage
He married Beatrice Marion Steven in the 4th quarter of 1887, in Bath, Somerset, England. She was born on 27th January, 1865, in Blythswood, Glasgow, the daughter of James Steven, merchant, and Betsy Carmichael.

Ministry
He served in Glencairn, Dumfries-shire; and Glasgow – Lyon Street.

Death
His wife died in 1931 in Cookney, Kincardineshire.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Leigh Patteson Telfer born in 1890 in Glencairn, Dumfries-shire. He married Katherine Georgina Moore on 7th October, 1924, in Broadstone, Dorset, England. He died on 2nd December, 1958, in Poole, Dorset, England.


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TELFORD, WILLIAM HALL

Born at Wick, 1844. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Forgandenny, 1880. Translated in 1881 to Reston, Berwickshire.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.73

He served in Forgandenny, Perthshire.


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TEMPLETON, ARCHIBALD, M.D.

Born at Glasgow, 1843. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained, 1871, missionary to the Santals of India. Retired on account of his health. Entered the service of the Glasgow Medical Missionary Society, 1880, and became superintendent of their Oxford Street Dispensary, 1886.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born in Glasgow, the son of James Templeton and Mary Stewart. His father was the founder of a large carpet manufacturing business in the East End of Glasgow.

Education
He graduated M.B., C.M. in 1869 and M.D. in 1871 from Glasgow University.

Marriage
He married Elizabeth Helen Aitken in 1888 in Kinning Park, Glasgow. She was born about 1860 in Glasgow.

Death
He died in 1923 in Newton Mearns, Renfrewshire. His wife died there in 1947.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Archibald Douglas Templeton born in 1889 in Kelvin, Glasgow. He was a Lieutenant in the 8th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) and was killed on 28th June, 1915. He is commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey – Panel 92-97, and also on the family gravestone in Glasgow Necropolis.

(2) Dorothy Grace Templeton born in 1891 in Kelvin, Glasgow. She married Edward Taylor Wright in 1922 in Newton Mearns, Renfrewshire.

(3) Clement Bennet Templeton born in 1893 in Kelvin, Glasgow. He died in 1947 in Kilbride, Argyll.

(4) Joanna Marjorie Templeton born on 15th September, 1894, in Kelvin, Glasgow. She died on 4th June, 1962, in Perth. There is a memorial to her and her sisters Isabel and Constance in Pitlochry Cemetery, Perthshire.

(5) Isabel Nora Templeton born in 1896 in Glasgow. She died in November, 1979, in Newington, Edinburgh. There is a memorial to her and her sisters Joanna and Constance in Pitlochry Cemetery, Perthshire.

(6) Godfrey Allan Templeton born in 1897 in Partick, Glasgow. He served in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and died of wounds received at Epernay, France, on 24th July, 1918.

(7) Kenneth Griffith Templeton born in 1899 in Partick, Glasgow. He died in 1976 in Doune, Perthshire.

(8) Constance Hope Templeton born on 15th November, 1902. She died on 13th August, 1975, in Pitlochry, Perthshire. There is a memorial to her and her sisters Isabel and Joanna in the cemetery there.

Source
www.mearnshistory.org.uk

scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com

theses.gla.ac.uk

en.wikipedia.org

www.findagrave.com


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TERRAS, ALEXANDER, M.A.

Born at Balmullo, Fife, 1832. Studied at the University, St. Andrews, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at St. Boswells, 1861. Married, 1879, Frances C. Sibbald. Became senior minister, 1893.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was baptized on 10th June, 1832, in Balmullo, Fife, the son of Robert Terras, linen manufacturer, and Margaret Smith.

Education
He enrolled in the University of St Andrews, Fife, 1849-53, and graduated M.A. on 30th April, 1853. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1853-57.

Marriage
He married Frances Christian Sibbald in 1879 in Newington, Edinburgh. She was born on 2nd November, 1842, in Galashiels, Selkirkshire, the daughter of John Sibbald, police magistrate and woollen manufacturer, and Jane Romanes.

Ministry
He served in St. Boswells, Roxburghshire.

Death
He died on 16th April, 1910, in Crieff, Perthshire. His wife died there in 1920.

Family
There is no evidence that they had issue.


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THAIN, ALEXANDER, M.A.

Born at Dundee, 1821. Under the influence of M’Cheyne he gave up business and devoted himself to the ministry. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at New Machar, 1858. Married, the same year, Elizabeth Crombie. Died, 1863.


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Background
He was born on 28th June and baptized on 31st July, 1823, in Dundee, the son of John Thain and Janet Davidson.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1844-48.

Marriage
He married Elizabeth Crombie on 23rd June, 1859, in Fintray, Aberdeenshire. She was born about 1827 in Fintray, Aberdeenshire, the daughter of John Crombie, manufacturer of tweeds, and Catherine Harvey.

Ministry
He served in New Machar, Aberdeenshire.

Death
He died in 1863 in New Machar, Aberdeen. His wife died on 5th October, 1910, in Perth.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Catherine Susanna Thain born on 3rd March, 1862, in New Machar, Aberdeen. She died in 1888 in Old Machar, Aberdeen.

(2) Alexander John Ramsay Thain born on 26th December, 1863, in Fintray, Aberdeenshire. He graduated M.A. from Aberdeen University in 1884 and became an advocate in Aberdeen. He married Ethel Douglas MacKinnon in 1897 in St Nicholas, Aberdeen. He died on 6th March, 1934, in Aberdeen.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Alexander Thain.


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THOM, ANDREW, M.A.

Born at Old Deer, 1840. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Was assistant in the Jewish Mission at Budapest. Ordained, 1875, at Tullibody. Married, the same year, Jane M. Richardson; and, 1880, Eleanor Wemyss.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.316

He served in Tullibody, Clackmannanshire.


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THOM, DAVID, M.A.

Born at Strathkinness, Fife, 1858. Studied at the University, St. Andrews, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Lochee, 1888.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.384

He served in Dundee – Lochee.


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THOM, ROBERT RIACH

Born at Montrose, 1831. Studied at the University, Edinburgh, and Divinity Hall, English Presbyterian Church, London. Ordained at Exeter, 1861. Translated to Worcester, 1864; to Glasgow, St. David’s, 1869; and to Kilmarnock, High, 1876. Married Marion Wilson.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.140

He served in Glasgow – St. David’s; and Kilmarnock – High, Ayrshire.


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THOMSON, ALEXANDER, D.D.

Born at Edinburgh, 1820. Studied at the University, St. Andrews, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1845, missionary to the Jews. For two years he was stationed at Budapest, and then at Constantinople. Married, 1847, Eliza Young. Resigned, 1860, and became agent of the British and Foreign Bible Society. Retired, 1895. Died, 1899.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born about 1820 in Edinburgh. He was the brother of Robert Thomson, Free Church minister.

Education
He enrolled in the University of St Andrews, Fife, 1836-41; he graduated M.A. on 24th April, 1840, and D.D. on 9th January, 1864.

Marriage
He married Eliza Young on 22nd July, 1847, in Edinburgh.

Death
He died on 15th January, 1899.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Eliza Allen Thomson born about 1848 in Constantinople, Turkey, and educated in Edinburgh. She married L.A. Ostrander on 25th May, 1871, in Constantinople, Turkey. He was an American who had been teaching in Robert College there. He became a Presbyterian minister in the USA. She died at noon on 10th March, 1905, in Lyons, Wayne County, New York, USA.

(2) Robert Thomson born in Constantinople in 1851. He studied at Edinburgh University and Union Seminary, New York, USA. He married Agnes Catherine Turner, the daughter of Duncan Turner, a Free Church minister. He was a missionary in Samokov, Bulgaria. He died in 1921.

(3) James Young Thomson born on 21st May, 1856, in Warriston, Edinburgh.

(4) Williamina Flyn Thomson born on 21st May, 1856, in Warriston, Edinburgh.

Sources
www.ebooksread.com

nyshistoricnewspapers.org

Amerikan Bord Heyeti (American Board), Istanbul, “Personnel records for Robert Thomson,” American Research Institute in Turkey, Istanbul Center Library, online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #15696, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/15696 (accessed September 12, 2015).

www.mocavo.co.uk


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THOMSON, ALEXANDER

Born at West Linton, Peeblesshire, 1824. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Bradford, 1852. Resigned, 1857. Settled, 1863, at Millerston, Glasgow. Married, 1854, Charlotte Thomson; and, 1883, Margaret S. Turner. Died, 1892.

Publication.—Precious Promises, and Other Sermons.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was baptized on 10th February, 1824, in West Linton, Peebles-shire, the son of James Thomson and Margaret Kello. From the age of five, he was brought up in Edinburgh. His parents were second cousins, and his paternal grand-parents were probably first cousins. His mother was instrumental in setting up the Free Church in Roseburn, Edinburgh.

Education
He attended the school of a Mr Lennie there, and, later, Edinburgh High School. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1846-51.

Marriage
He married:

(1) Charlotte Thomson on 19th January, 1854, in St Cuthbert’s, Edinburgh. She was born on 19th October, 1825, in St Cuthbert’s, Edinburgh, the daughter of William Thomson, baker, and Charlotte Parker. Alexander and Charlotte were first cousins.

(2) Margaret Scott Turner in 1883 in Dunoon, Argyll. She was baptized on 21st February, 1838, in Dunoon and Kilmun, Argyll, the daughter of John Campbell Turner, farmer, and Margaret Scott R. Murray

Ministry
He was an assistant for a time in Dumfries. He was settled in Glasgow – Millerston, in September, 1862.

Death
He died in 1892 in Dennistoun, Glasgow. His first wife died there on 13th March, 1880. His second wife died in the 3rd quarter of 1924 in Wandsworth, London, England.

Family
He had issue including, by his first wife:

(1) James Thomson born in the 1st quarter of 1855 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England.

(2) William Thomson born in the 3rd quarter of 1856 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England.

(3) Charlotte Parker Thomson born on 11th February, 1858, in Edinburgh. She married Henry Pinkerton in 1887 in St Giles, Edinburgh. She died in 1923 in Rothesay, Bute.

(3) Alexander Thomson born on 19th April, 1860, in Edinburgh.

(4) Margaret Kello Thomson born on 8th July, 1861, in Edinburgh. She died in 1946 in Morningside, Edinburgh.

(5) Janet Thomson born on 15th December, 1862, in Edinburgh.

Source
Free Church of Scotland Monthly, 1 November, 1892, Obituary

genealogy.ianskipworth.com

www.findagrave.com

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Alexander Thomson.


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THOMSON, ALLAN

Born at Greenock, 1816. Studied at the University, Glasgow. Signed the Probationers’ Resolutions, 1843. Ordained, 1846, at North Berwick. Resigned, 1851, and retired to London, where be engaged in teaching.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born in 1816 in Greenock, Renfrewshire, the son of Dugald Thomson, shoemaker.

Education
He matriculated in Glasgow University in 1834.

Ministry
“Alan Thomson, Greenock” was a name on the Roll of Probationers adhering to the Free Church. He served in North Berwick, East Lothian.

He was deposed from the ministry on Saturday, 24th May, 1851, when the General Assembly dealt with a reference from the Synod of Edinburgh. He had habitually absented himself from church services and had frequently been seen under the influence of liquor. In particular on one such occasion, he had given his name as James Smith at a police station.

Source
GENERAL ASSEEMBLY OF THE FREE CHURCH; The Scotsman (1817-1858) [Edinburgh, Scotland] 28 May 1851: 4.


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THOMSON, ANDREW

Studied at the Divinity Hall, Burgher Synod. Ordained at Paisley, 1824. Resigned this charge in 1834, and was settled at Garvagh, Ireland, 1835. In 1842 Mr. Thomson joined the Original Secession Synod in Scotland. He took part in the union with the Free Church of Scotland, 1852. He and his congregation became connected with the Irish Presbyterian Church, 1864. Died, 1871.


Supplementary Information

Scott, Annals, p.497


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THOMSON, ANDREW

Born, 1815. Son of Dr. Thomson, St. George’s, Edinburgh. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Ordained at Maybole, Ayrshire, 1840. Married, the same year, Mary Thomson. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. In 1845 Mr. Thomson left Scotland. He was reported to have died in Australia, 1859.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.3, p.53

archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com

For some ministerial connections, see the Thomson Tree.

He served in Maybole, Ayrshire.


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THOMSON, ARTHUR

Born at Muckart, 1823. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Licensed by the Presbytery of Penpont, 1852, while supplying the station at Durrisdeer. Laboured for a short time near Manchester. Ordained at Salton, 1853. Married, 1856, Isabella Landsborough. Translated, 1874, to Yester. For eight years was clerk of the Free Presbytery of Haddington. Died, 1881.

Publications.—The Questions of Jesus. The Saviour’s Claim. The Way of Life and the Way of Death.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 31st May, 1823, at New Broad Meadow, Muckart, Perthshire, the son of David Thomson and Christian Smeaton.

Education
He attended the parish school in Muckart and entered Edinburgh University in 1840. He was for some time engaged in teaching in various parts of Scotland, and attended the Normal School. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1848-1852.

Marriage
He married Isabella Landsborough in October, 1856, the marriage being recorded on the 12th in Bolton, East Lothian, and on the 15th in Edinburgh. She was born on 28th May and baptized on 2nd June, 1828, in Stevenston, Ayrshire, the daughter of David Landsborough, minister there, and Margaret McLeish. She was the sister of David Landsborough, Kilmarnock.

Ministry
He served as a missionary at Canonmills, Edinburgh; and in 1852 was appointed to a preaching station in Durrisdeer, Dumfries-shire, before serving for a short time near Manchester, Lancashire, England. He was appointed to supply Salton, East Lothian, while the minister was supplying a chair in the Free Church College at Aberdeen; and on the minister being appointed to a permanent professorship, he was unanimously chosen to be minister of Salton and Bolton, East Lothian, and was ordained in the autumn of 1853.

Death
He died on 31st March, 1881, in St George, Edinburgh. His wife died in 1905 in Grange, Edinburgh.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) David Landsborough Thomson born on 4th January, 1858, in Bolton, East Lothian. He died there in 1861.

(2) Christina Smeaton Thomson born on 26th August, 1859, in Bolton, East Lothian. She died in 1916 in St Giles, Edinburgh.

(3) John Arthur Thomson born on 8th July, 1861, in Bolton, East Lothian. He married Margaret Robertson Stewart in 1889 in Newington, Edinburgh. He was a naturalist. He taught at the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College, Edinburgh, from 1893 until 1899 then at the University of Aberdeen from 1899 until 1930, in which year he was knighted. His popular works sought to reconcile science and religion. He died in the 1st quarter of 1933 in Godstone, Surrey, England. One of his sons was the ornithologist A. Landsborough Thomson.

(4) Margaret Landsborough Thomson born on 10th March, 1863, in Bolton, East Lothian. She died in 1887 in Newington, Edinburgh.

(5) George Keith Thomson born on 30th April, 1864, in Bolton, East Lothian. He died there that same year.

(6) Jane Steel Thomson born on 20th October, 1866, in Bolton, East Lothian. She died in 1951 in Crail, Fife.

(7) James Stuart Thomson born on 21st July, 1868, in Bolton, East Lothian. He studied at Edinburgh, Freiburg and Berne. He had a varied teaching career, finishing up as Lecturer in Zoology in the University of Manchester, Lancashire, England. He also served as a biologist at the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. He retired to Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England, and died on 28th August, 1932, in Swansea, Wales.

Source
Wikipedia: John Arthur Thomson

Cambridge Journals 8383868

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Arthur Thomson.


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THOMSON, CHARLES

Born in the parish of Dalserf, 1795. Studied at the Universities, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Ordained at North Shields, Scotch Church, 1823. Married, 1825, Janet Ballantine. Translated, 1840, to Wick. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. His congregation left the Establishment with him almost in a body. He preached in the open air in the summer of 1843; in the Temperance Hall during the subsequent winter; and again in the open air in the summer of 1844; and entered the new church in November of that year. Died, 1871.

Publication.—An edition of the Letters of Samuel Rutherfurd, with an Introduction.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.7, p.142

He served in Wick, Caithness.


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THOMSON, EDMUND THOMAS

Born at North Free manse, Kirriemuir, 1861. Son of Rev. J. P. Thomson. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Abington, 1891. Married, the same year, Catherine A. Bayne. Translated, 1900, to Brechin, East.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.402

He served in Abington and Crawfordjohn, Lanarkshire; and Brechin – East, Angus.


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THOMSON, EDWARD ANDERSON

Born at Edinburgh, 1817. Studied at the University, Edinburgh; Divinity Hall, Anti-Burgher Synod; and Divinity Hall of Edinburgh University. Ordained at Dundee, 1844. At the union of the United Original Seceders with the Free Church, in 1852, he and his congregation were removed from Meadowfield and joined the congregation of Dudhope Free Church. Ill-health obliged Mr. Thomson to resign in 1859; but he was able to resume ministerial work as colleague to Mr. Gillies in Free St. Stephen’s, Edinburgh, 1862. Became senior minister, 1887. Married, 1847, Ann Wright; and, 1888, Helen E. Logan. Died, 1890.

Publications.—Besides pamphlets, sermons, and articles, The Four Evangelists, with the Distinctive Characteristics of their Gospels. Posthumous.—Memorials of a Ministry. A Selection from the Discourses of Edward A. Thomson, with a Biographical Sketch by Professor Laidlaw, D.D.


Supplementary Information

Scott, Annals, p.583

He served in Dundee – Dudhope; and Edinburgh – St. Stephen’s.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Edward Anderson Thomson.


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THOMSON, GEORGE WEBSTER, D.D.

Born at Stanley, Perthshire, 1835. Studied at the Universities, Glasgow and Edinburgh, and New College, Edinburgh; also at Berlin. Ordained at St. Brycedale, Kirkcaldy, 1867. Married, 1871, Mary Omond. Translated, 1874, to St. George’s, Glasgow; and, 1881, to Aberdeen, West.

Publications.—Alexander Henderson (Evangelical Succession Lectures; Second Series). Papers on Early Scottish Literature and Church History in Proceedings of Aberdeen Ecclesiological Society.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.420

He served in Kirkcaldy – St. Brycedale, Fife; Glasgow – St. George’s; and Aberdeen – West.

For family connections, see the Bayne Tree.


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THOMSON, JAMES

Born at Ormiston, 1800. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Ordained at Muckart, Perthshire, 1832. Was clerk of the Presbytery of Auchterarder. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Subsequent to 1843 the charge of Mr. Thomson became that of Dollar and Muckart, and was attached to the Presbytery of Stirling. Married, 1850, Mary M. Monteith. Retired, 1863. Died, 1871.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.5, p.69

He served in Dollar and Muckhart, Perthshire/Clackmannanshire.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: James Thomson.


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THOMSON, JAMES FLEMING, M.A.

Born at Perth, 1839. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Stanley, Perthshire, 1870.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.338

He served in Stanley, Perthshire.


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THOMSON, JAMES HEAD, B.D.

Born, 1847. Son of Rev. J. P. Thomson, Kirriemuir. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Inverkip, 1880. Married, 1881, Eliza J. Henderson. Translated to Blackheath, London, 1884.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was baptized on 28th June, 1847, in Kirriemuir, Angus, the son of John Petrie Thomson, minister, and Sarah Craig Young.

Education
He studied at Glasgow University and graduated M.A. in 1878 and M.D. in 1879.

Marriage
He married Elizabeth Jemima Henderson in 1881 in Blythswood, Glasgow.

Ministry
He served in Inverkip, Renfrewshire.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Frederick Henry George Petrie Thomson born in 1883 in Inverkip, Renfrewshire. He married Margaret Mills in the 2nd quarter of 1914 in Greenwich, London, England. He was a chartered accountant. He died in the 1st quarter of 1946 in Westminster, London, England.


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THOMSON, JAMES KERR

Born at Kilmarnock, 1818. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained, 1875, at Port William. Resigned, 1888. Married Margaret Hogg.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 24th August, 1818, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, the son of William Thomson, shoe-maker, and Helen Kerr.

Education
He matriculated in Glasgow University in 1847.

Marriage
He married Margaret Hogg. A James Thomson married Margaret Hogg in 1855 in Blythswood, Glasgow. She was born about 1826 in Aberdeen; she is said to have been the daughter of James Hogg and Margaret Stevenson.

Ministry
He was a teacher in London and Glasgow and a missionary in St John’s Free Church, Glasgow. He was in Port-William, Wigtownshire, 1875-1888.

Death
He died on 30th December, 1907, at 14 Glasgow Street, Hillhead, Glasgow.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Margaret Stevenson Thomson born on 9th September, 1856, in Milton, Glasgow. She died in 1916 in Hillhead, Glasgow.

(2) William Murray Thomson born on 12th January, 1858, in Blythswood, Glasgow.

(3) Helen Kerr Thomson born on 10th June, 1859, in Blythswood, Glasgow. In 1901 she was a costumier. She died on 24th November, 1929, in Hillhead, Glasgow.

(4) Jane Smith Thomson born on 3rd September, 1860, in Blythswood, Glasgow.

(5) Jemima Hogg Thomson born on 23rd August, 1862, in Govan, Glasgow. She died in 1944 in Hillhead, Glasgow.

(6) James Hogg Thomson born on 13th June, 1864, in Govan, Glasgow. In 1901 he was a bank clerk.

(7) Elizabeth Thomson born on 18th April, 1866, Govan, Glasgow.

(8) George Kerr Thomson born on 23rd July, 1868, in Govan, Glasgow. He married Christina Jane Pullar or Spence in 1899 in Eastwood, Lanarkshire. He died in 1931 in Springburn, Glasgow.

Source
www.williamdavidson.com


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THOMSON, JOHN

Born in the parish of Kilberry, 1791. Studied at the University, Glasgow. Ordained at Leith Wynd Chapel, Edinburgh, 1820. Translated, 1824, to Dysart. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Died, 1848.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.5, p.90

He served in Dysart, Fife.


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THOMSON, JOHN

Born, 1803. Son of Dr. J. Thomson, Edinburgh. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Ordained at Shettleston, 1829. Married, 1834, Beatrice Dempster; and, 1844, Jane Guthrie. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Translated, 1843, to St. George’s, Montrose; and, 1846, to Aberdeen, Greyfriars’. Became senior minister, 1870. Died, 1893.

Publications.—The Nature and Import of Baptism. The Public Worship of God.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.3, 490

For some ministerial connections, see the Thomson Tree.

He served in Shettleston, Glasgow; Montrose – St. George’s, Angus; Aberdeen – Greyfriars’.


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THOMSON, JOHN

Born at Girvan, 1803. Son of Rev. James Thomson. Studied at the Universities, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Ordained at Prestonkirk, 1831. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married, 1845, Elizabeth Cunningham. Became senior minister, 1876. Was clerk of the Presbytery of Haddington and Dunbar for twenty-eight years. Died, 1889.

Publication.—A volume of Sermons and Addresses on the occasion of his jubilee.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.1, p.416

He served in Prestonkirk, East Lothian.

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


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THOMSON, JOHN, D.D.

Born at Stirling, 1809. Studied at the University, Glasgow. Ordained at Yester, 1834. Married, the same year, Margaret Buchanan. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Translated to St. George’s, Paisley, 1845. Became senior minister, 1881. Died, 1883. Dr. Thomson was largely instrumental in extending the work of the Church on the Continent of Europe.

Publications.—The Domestic Circle. The Life of Faith.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.1, p.400

He served in Yester, East Lothian; and Paisley – St. George’s, Renfrewshire.

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


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THOMSON, JOHN, M.A.

Born at Edinburgh, 1808. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Was missionary of the Seamen’s Friend Society, Ordained at Mariners’ Church, Leith, 1840. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married, 1848, Elizabeth G. Brown. Was clerk of the Synod of Lothian and Tweeddale for over thirty years. Edited for a number of years the “Blue Book” of the Free Church; and executed some translations of theological works from the German. Died, 1881.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.1, p.185

For some family connections, see the Brown Tree.

He served in Leith – St. Ninian’s (originally Mariners’), Edinburgh.

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


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THOMSON, JOHN

Born in Dumbartonshire, 1856. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained, 1888, missionary to South Africa. Stationed at Idudywa [Idutywa].


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.557


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THOMSON, JOHN EBENEZER HONEYMAN, D.D.

Born at Glasgow, 1841. Studied at the University, Glasgow, Divinity Hall, United Presbyterian Church, and Free Church College, Glasgow. Married Margaret D. Gray. Ordained, 1895, missionary to Safed. Resigned, 1899.

Publications.—Life of George Thomson. Books which Influenced our Lord and His Apostles. Commentary on Daniel (Pulpit Commentary Series), etc.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 8th August and baptized on 19th September, 1841, in Glasgow, the son of Ebenezer Thomson and Catherine Ferguson Honeyman. Alexander “Greek” Thomson was his father’s brother; as was George Thomson – a Baptist missionary in Cameroon; and William Cooper Thomson, a Church Missionary Society missionary in Sierra Leone – the two sons of this man were also missionaries.

Education
He studied at Glasgow University and graduated M.A. in 1871 and B.D. in 1872. He was awarded the D.D. degree by St Andrews University, Fife, in 1897.

Marriage
He married Margaret Dalgleish Gray in March, 1893, in Dalkeith, Midlothian. She was born on 15th December, 1853, in Dalkeith, Midlothian, the daughter of James Gray, agent of the Commercial Bank of Scotland and Provost of Dalkeith, and Barbara Prentice.

Death
He died on 9th June, 1923, at 170 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh. His wife died there on 8th January, 1925.

Family
There is no evidence that they had issue.

Sources
Kerry-Lorraine-Gray

Alexander Thomson

George Thomson


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THOMSON, JOHN EWING, M.A.

Born at Dumbarton, 1859. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Stair, Ayrshire, 1886. Married, 1900, Jane M. C. Dodds.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.132

He was licensed by the Free Presbytery of Dumbarton on 4th November, 1885 (Minutes of the Free Presbytery of Dumbarton, NRS, CH3/80/2) and served in Stair, Ayrshire.


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THOMSON, JOHN HENDERSON

Born at Edinburgh, 1824. Studied at the University, Edinburgh, Divinity Hall, Reformed Presbyterian Church, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Eaglesham, 1857. Joined the Free Church at the union, 1876. Translated to Hightae, 1877. Married, 1891, Mary Cunningham Young.

Publications.—Editor of Reformed Presbyterian Magazine, Christian Treasury, Free Church Children’s Record, and Free Church Year Book. The Martyr Graves of Scotland (two series). Quaint Sermons of Samuel Rutherfurd, transcribed and annotated along with Dr. Bonar, Glasgow.


Supplementary Information

This man does not appear in FRPCS.

FUFC, p.97

He served in Hightae, Dumfries-shire.


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THOMSON, JOHN PETRIE, M.A.

Born at Kirriemuir, 1811. Studied at the University, St. Andrews. Became parish teacher at Galston. Ordained at Kirriemuir, North, 1844. Married, 1846, Sarah C. Young; and, 1852, Catherine Thomson. Died, 1881.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was baptized on 26th January, 1811, in Kirriemuir, Angus, the son of Thomas Thomson, tailor and clothier, and Ann Milne. Prior to entering the ministry, he was a parish teacher in Golspie, Sutherland.

Marriage
He married:

(1) Sarah Craig Young on 31st May, 1846, in Kirriemuir, Angus, the marriage also being registered on 2nd June, 1846, in St Cuthbert’s, Edinburgh. She was born about 1825 in England.

(2) Catherine Thomson on 15th August, 1852 in Kirriemuir, Angus, the marriage also being registered on 17th August in Perth. She was born about 1829 in Perth.

Education
He enrolled in the University of St Andrews, Fife, 1828-36.

Ministry
He served in Kirriemuir – North, Angus. William Roy was appointed as a colleague and successor for him on 7th July, 1879.

Death
He died on 13th May, 1881, in Kirriemuir, Angus.

Family
He had issue including, by his first wife:

(1) James Head Thomson baptized on 28th June, 1847, in Kirriemuir, Angus. He became a Free Church minister.

(2) Mary Thomson born about 1848 in Kirriemuir, Angus.

(3) William Thomson born about 1851 in Kirriemuir, Angus.

And by his second wife:

(4) Catherine Thomson born about 1853 in Kirriemuir, Angus.

(5) George Ballingall Thomson born on 18th August, 1855, in Kirriemuir, Angus. He died at the beginning of March, 1881, at the Manse of his brother, in Inverkip, Renfrewshire.

(6) Alfred John Thomson born on 14th July, 1857, in Kirriemuir, Angus. He died there in 1859.

(7) Frederick Thomson born on 26th June, 1859, in Kirriemuir, Angus.

(8) Francis Thomas Thomson born on 3rd April, 1861, in Kirriemuir, Angus. This looks like the Edmund Thomas Thomson who became a UF minister. See FUFC, p.402.

(9) Caroline Ann Thomson born on 9th May, 1864, in Kirriemuir, Angus.

(10) Alfred Earl Thomson born on 20th December, 1865, in Kirriemuir, Angus.

(11) Eliza Jane Thomson born on 4th June, 1867, in Kirriemuir, Angus.

(12) Jessie Anderson Thomson born on 24th December, 1869, in Kirriemuir, Angus.

(13) Annie Burns Macintyre Thomson born on 29th April, 1871, in Kirriemuir, Angus.

Source
The Belfast News-Letter, March 7, 1881

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Thomson, Petrie.


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THOMSON, JOHN WILLIAM

Born, 1803. Son of Dr. W. A. Thomson, Perth. Ordained, 1828, at Moneydie, Perthshire. Married, 1831, Janet Moncrieff. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Was for many years clerk of the Synod of Perth and Stirling, and of the Presbytery of Perth. Died, 1864.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.4, p.226

For some ministerial connections, see the Thomson Tree.

He served in Pitcairngreen, Perthshire.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: John W. Thomson.


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THOMSON, PETER

Born at Guildtown, Perth, 1824. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1858, at Berwick. Married, 1860, Christina Martin. Translated, 1863, to Crawfurdsburn, Greenock. Died, 1890.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 5th and baptized on 11th November, 1824, in St Martin’s, Perthshire, the son of James Thomson and Elspeth MacFarlane.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1853-57.

Marriage
He married Christina Anne Martin or Reid on 19th June, 1860, in St George, Edinburgh. She was born in 1819 in Troqueer, Kirkcudbrightshire, the daughter of Matthew Martin and Rachel Brown. She had previously been married to Adam F. Reid.

Ministry
He served in Greenock – Crawfurdsburn, Renfrewshire.

Death
He died on 25th March, 1890, in Greenock, Renfrewshire.

Family
There is no evidence that he had issue, though his wife did from her previous marriage.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Peter Thomson.


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THOMSON, PETER, M.A.

Born at Portsoy, 1851. Studied at the University, Aberdeen, and New College, Edinburgh; also at Leipzig and Strassburg. Ordained at St. Fergus, 1877. Died, 1880.

Publications.— Life of David (“ Bible Class Primers “). Posthumous.—A Scottish Student. Memorials of Peter Thomson, M.A. By Rev. George Steven, M.A, Edinburgh.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 14th April, 1851, in Fordyce, Banffshire, the son of James Thomson, farm overseer, and Mary Duncan.

Education
He attended the Free Church school in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, and entered Aberdeen University in 1868. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1872-78. He studied thereafter at Strassburg, then at Leipsic.

Ministry
He assisted in Regent Square, London, England, for a short time. He served in St. Fergus, Aberdeenshire.

Death
He died on 29th May, 1880. in Old Machar, Aberdeen.

Family
There is no evidence that he ever married.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Peter Thomson.


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THOMSON, PETER DONALD, M.A.

Born in Lanarkshire, 1872. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Peterculter, 1897.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.229

He served in Peterculter, Aberdeenshire.


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THOMSON, RICHMOND SCOTT, M.A.

Born at Stirling, 1831. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1858, at Arbirlot, Forfarshire. Married, the same year, Janet Inglis. Died, 1878.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 10th and baptized on 22nd May, 1831, in Stirling, the son of Robert Thomson, writer, and Mary Jaffray. His mother was a daughter of the Rev. Robert Jaffray, the Seceder minister of Kilmarnock. His brother, James Thomson, is said to have been a minister and to have married Jeanette Gaskin Gunning. And indeed there is a minister in the USA who married that lady.

Education
After the death of his parents, he attended school in Dollar, Clackmannanshire. He gained his M.A. from Edinburgh University and enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1853-57.

Marriage
He married Janet Inglis on 31st August, 1858, in Scoonie, Fife. She was born about 1827 in Kirkcaldy, Fife.

Ministry
Prior to his ordination to Arbirlot, Angus, he served in Cambusbarron, near Stirling, and in Dumfries, and while minister in Arbirlot he served one winter in Cannes.

Death
He died on 20th June, 1878, in Arbirlot, Angus. His wife died in 1893.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Jeanette Balfour Thomson born on 24th June, 1859, in Arbirlot, Angus. She died in 1872 in Cannes.

(2) Mary Jaffray Thomson born on 24th November, 1860, in Arbirlot, Angus.

Sources
distantcousin.com

www.geni.com

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Richmond S. Thomson.


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THOMSON, ROBERT

Born in the parish of Rothes, 1814. Studied at King’s College, Aberdeen. Ordained, 1840, at Peterculter. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Died, 1845.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.6, p.73

He served in Peterculter, Aberdeenshire.


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THOMSON, ROBERT, LL.D.

Born at Edinburgh, 1826. Brother of Rev. Dr. A. Thomson, Constantinople. Studied at the University, Edinburgh, Free Church College, Aberdeen, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1863, to Continental work, and proceeded to Landerneau. Resigned, 1865. Settled at Roslin, 1870. From 1878 to 1886 he was minister at Niagara Falls in Canada. Married, 1861, Elizabeth Walsh; and, thereafter, Mary E. Taylor.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born about 1826 in Edinburgh. His brother, Alexander Thomson, was a Free Church minister.

Education
There was a Robert Thomson who enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1857-58.

Marriage
He married Elizabeth Walsh in 1861 in Greenock, Renfrewhire. She was born there about 1827.

Ministry
He served in Roslin, Midlothian. During his time in Canada, his wife appears to have been living in Scotland: she was there in 1881 and she died there in 1883.

Death
Elizabeth Thomson or Walsh died in 1883 in St Andrew, Edinburgh.


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THOMSON, SAMUEL

Born at Edinburgh, 1855. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Portmoak, 1887. Married, 1888, Charlotte Robertson. Died, 1893.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 11th December, 1855, in Leith, Edinburgh, the son of Samuel Thomson, gardener, and Helen Christie.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1882-86.

Marriage
He married Charlotte Robertson in 1888 in Dunnichen, Angus. She was born about 1854 in Leith, Edinburgh, the daughter of John Robertson, cooper, and his wife Isabella.

Ministry
As a student he served as missionary in Lochgelly, Fife, and the Pleasance, Edinburgh. He served in Portmoak and Flockhouse, Kinross-shire.

Death
He died on 9th June, 1893, in Grange Edinburgh. His wife died in 1916 in Canongate, Edinburgh.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Samuel MacAinsh Thomson born in 1890 in Portmoak, Kinross-shire.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Samuel Thomson.


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THOMSON, WILLIAM AIRDD.D. (Glasgow)

Born, 1773. Son of Dr. Thomson, minister of Sanquhar. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Ordained at Dalziel, 1801. Married, 1802, a daughter of Luke Fraser. Translated to Perth, Middle, 1808. Was Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1835. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Became senior minister, 1844. Died, 1863.

Publications.—Memoirs of Rev. James Scott. A Catechism on the Gospel of Luke. Questions for Young Communicants.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.4, p.237

His daughter, Helen Mary Thomson, married Patrick Campbell MacDougall, a Free Church minister. See there for the ramifications of this family.

He had a daughter Margaret Thomson who married John Reid Omond, a Free Church minister.

He had a son John William Thomson, who was a Free Church minister.

He served in Perth – Middle.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: William Aird Thomson.


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THOMSON, WILLIAM DUNCAN, M.A.

Born at Gallatown, Kirkcaldy, 1842. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained, 1874, at Lochend and New Abbey. Married, 1885, Jane C. S. Stewart. Resigned, 1900.

Publications.—The Christian Miracles and Science (“Bible Class Handbooks”), Revelation and the Bible.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.106

He served in Lochend and New Abbey, Kirkcudbrightshire.


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THOMSON, WILLIAM JOHN

Born in Ireland, 1852. Settled, 1879, at Bridgeton, Glasgow. Retired, 1882.


Supplementary Information

According to the Bridgeton Kirk Session Minutes he was William James Thomson.

Ministry
He served in Glasgow – Bridgeton. He was suspended from the functions of the ministry and the pastoral tie was dissolved by the Presbytery of Glasgow on 27th February, 1882. He had confessed to intoxication, an offence for which he had been previously rebuked while under the Presbytery of Route in Ireland.

Source
Bridgeton Free Kirk Session Minutes, NRS, CH3/152/3


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THORBURN, ADAM

Born, 1812. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Became teacher at Watson’s Hospital. Signed the Probationers’ Resolutions, 1843. Ordained, the same year, at Strathkinness. Married, 1855, Rebecca Clason. Died the same year.


Supplementary Information

Birth
He was born about 1812 in Edinburgh, the son of Adam Thorburn and Jean Noble.

Marriage
He married Rebecca Clason on 28th March, 1855, in Newington, Edinburgh. She was born on 4th November, 1812, in Dalziel, Lanarkshire, the daughter of James Clason, minister, and Janet Harvie. For some ministerial connections, see the Thomson Tree.

Ministry
“Adam Thorburn, Edinburgh” was a name on the Roll of Probationers adhering to the Free Church. He served in Strathkinness, Fife.

Death
He died in 1855 in St Andrews, Fife. His wife died in 1888 in Newington, Edinburgh.

Family
There is no evidence that they had any issue.


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THORBURN, DAVID, D.D.

Born at Leith, 1805. Studied at the Universities, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Became assistant in South Leith, 1832. Ordained there, 1833. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married, 1843, Jane Hay. Died, 1893.

Publications.—The Divine Origin of Tithes (anonymous). The Support of the Clergy and the Poor. The Constitution of the Deacons’ Court. The Sustentation fund of the Free Church, etc.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.1, p.169

He served in Leith – South, Edinburgh.


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THORBURN, JOSEPH

Born at Edinburgh, 1799. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1829, at Union Church, Aberdeen. Translated, 1831, to Forglen, Banffshire. Married, the same year, Catherine Brown. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Translated, 1844, to Inverness, High. Died. 1854.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.6, p.252

For some ministerial connections, see the Chalmers Guthrie Burns Tree.

He served in Forglen, Banffshire.


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THORBURN, ROBERT

Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Ordained missionary to Falmouth, Jamaica. Retired, 1844, in consequence of ill-health. Thereafter he was inducted minister of Warwick Presbyterian Church, Bermuda. His ministry lasted for about thirty years.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.7, p.671.

He was the brother of Walter Thorburn, a Free Church minister.


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THORBURN, WALTER

Brother of the foregoing. Ordained, 1844, for Falmouth, Jamaica. Transferred to Bermuda, 1852. Married Jane Millar. Resigned, 1881. Died, 1888.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 9th February, 1815, in Bowden, Roxburghshire, the son of Robert Thorburn and Margaret Cochrane. His brother Robert Thorburn was a Free Church minister.

Marriage
He married Jane Miller on 20th July, 1851, in Edinburgh. She was born about 1817, the daughter of Andrew Millar.

Death
He died on 13th January, 1888, in Hastings, Sussex, England, and his wife died on 9th November, 1900, in Greenwich, London, England.

An inscription in Hastings Cemetery reads:

Sacred to the Memory of
The Rev. Walter Thorburn.
Minister to the Free Church of Scotland in Bermuda
Died January 13th 1888
Aged 72 Years
And he was not, for God took him
Also of Jane Thorburn, his wife,
Who died at Blackheath, November 9th 1900

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Walter Millar Thorburn born on 22nd May, 1853. He married Olive Smith in the 2nd quarter of 1898 in Greenwich, London, England. He died in the 3rd quarter of 1921 in Headington, Buckingham/Oxfordshire, England.

(2) Jane Cochrane Thorburn born on 26th February, 1855, in Bermuda. She died in the 4th quarter of 1927 in the Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England.

(3) Emma Wyllie Thorburn born on 18th September, 1857, in Newington, Edinburgh. She died in the 1st quarter of 1937 in the Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England.

Source
friendsofhastingscemetery.org.uk/thorburnw.html


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THORNTON, JAMES

Born at Glasgow, 1791. Studied at the University, Glasgow, and Divinity Hall of Burgher Synod. Ordained Burgher minister at Milnathort, 1816. Was for several years clerk of the Original Secession Presbytery of Perth and Dunfermline. Joined the Church of Scotland, 1839. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Became senior minister, 1848. Died, 1874.


Supplementary Information

Scott, Annals, p.489

FES, Vol.5, p.73

He served in Orwell (Milnathort), Kinross-shire.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: James Thornton.


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THORNTON, ROBERT, M.A.

Born at Forfar, 1844. Studied at the Universities of Edinburgh and St. Andrews, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1877, at Martyrs’, Glasgow. Married, the same year, Christina Gibb. Resigned, 1881, and went to New Zealand. Became headmaster of Greymouth District High School.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was baptized on 16th October, 1844, in Forfar, Angus, the son of Thomas Thornton, shoemaker, and Elizabeth Petrie.

Education
He attended the West Burgh School, Forfar, Angus. He enrolled in the University of St Andrews, Fife, 1868-69, and graduated M.A. on 27th April, 1870. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1870-74. In 1871 he was a divinity student and also a “tutor, guardian”.

Marriage
He married Christina Gibb in 1877 in Rhu, Dunbartonshire. She was born on 19th August and baptized on 26th September, 1847, in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, the daughter of David Gibb, road man, and Margaret Shirley.

Ministry
He was assistant in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, before being ordained in Glasgow – Martyrs’. In New Zealand, he was headmaster of Greymouth Grammar School but also received recognition as a minister and served in various congregations until inducted to Waikiki, Invercargill, Southland Presbytery in 1890. He was for a time clerk of Presbytery. He resigned on 31st December, 1897.

Death
He died on 1st April, 1898, at Myross Bush, Southland, New Zealand. His wife died in 1924 in New Zealand.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Elizabeth Petrie Thornton born in 1879 in Dennistoun, Glasgow. She died in 1883 in New Zealand.

(2) David Gibb Thornton born in 1880 in Dennistoun, Glasgow. In 1910 he was a commercial traveller for the Consolidated Dental Co. He married Mabel Lillian Wharfe in 1922 in New Zealand. He died there in 1954.

(3) Christina Gibb Thornton born in 1884 in New Zealand. She married Richard James Shakes there in 1910. She died there in 1957.

(4) Marion Gilchrist Thornton born in 1885 in New Zealand. She married Robert Blair on 18th May, 1937. He was a minister of the Presbyterian Church in New Zealand (PCNZ, Ministers’ Register). She died on 17th March, 1976.

(5) Roberta Thornton born in 1887 in New Zealand. She married Howard Walsh Speare there in 1917.

(6) Mary Agnes born in 1891 in New Zealand. She married John Hughes Dick in 1920 in New Zealand.

Sources
Manawatu Standard, Volume 9187, Issue XLI, 11 April 1910, Page 7

PCNZ, Ministers’ Register


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THORNTON, ROBERT M’ALPINE, D.D. (Toronto)

Born at Oscawa, Ontario, 1841. Studied at the University, Toronto, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Knox Church, Montreal, 1871. Married, the same year, Elizabeth Buchanan. Translated, 1874, to Wellpark, Glasgow; and, 1883, to Camden Road English Presbyterian Church, London.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born about 1841 in Whitley, Ontario, Canada, the son of Robert Hill Thornton, minister, and Margaret Thompson.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1869-70.

Marriage
He married Elizabeth Buchanan on 20th July, 1871, in Anderston, Glasgow. She was born about 1845 in Glasgow. She was the daughter of Robert Buchanan, a Free Church minister, and Elizabeth Stoddart.

Ministry
He served in Glasgow – Wellpark.

Death
He died on 19th July, 1913, in Kensington, London, England.

Family
There is conflicting information about this family but they had issue including:

(1) Kenneth Buchanan Thornton born on 26th June, 1873 in Canada. He married Sara Florence Grier in 1904 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was an electrical engineer. He died on 10th February, 1938, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

(2) David Stoddart Thornton born in January, 1875 in Dennistoun, Glasgow. He married Grace Grier and lived in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

(3) Robert Hill Thornton born in 1877 in Dennistoun, Glasgow. He married Margaret Goldie MacPhail in the 3rd quarter of 1907 in Wandsworth, London, England. (She was the daughter of William Merry MacPhail, a Free Church minister.) He became a minister of the Presbyterian Church of England.

(4) Margaret Elizabeth Thornton born in 1883 in Dennistoun, Glasgow. She married Walter Wingate Gray in the 4th quarter of 1925 in Paddington, London, England.

(5) Edith Wilson Thornton born in the 3rd quarter of 1885 in Islington, London, England.

(6) John MacLaren Thornton born in the 3rd quarter of 1889 in Islington, London, England. A person of this name served in the Royal Engineers and was killed in May 1915.

Sources
Ancestry board

Images: Our Ontario

The Montreal Gazette – Feb 12, 1938

Heffel, Online auctions

Durham Record Office


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TOD, DAVID MACRAE, B.D.

Born at Glasgow, 1860. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Logiealmond, 1885. Married, 1893, Jessie M. Livingstone.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.332

He served in Logiealmond, Perthshire.


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TODD, ALEXANDER

Born at Moniaive. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Licensed, 1876, by authority of the Assembly for mission work in Madras. Ordained the same year. Returned to this country owing to ill-health, 1879. Went to New Zealand, and died there.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 13th October, 1845 in Moniaive, Glencairn, Dumfries-shire, the son of John Todd, mason, and Marion MacMillan. He himself became a mason and helped to build the walls of the Glasgow University building in Gilmorehill where he later studied.

Education
As a student he engaged in missionary work in various congregations in Glasgow and studied at Glasgow University.

Marriage
He married Jane Goldie on 29th August, 1876. She was baptized on 4th December, 1846, in Holywood, Dumfries-shire, the daughter of James Goldie and Jane Blacklaw

Ministry
He was licensed on 18th June, 1876, and ordained on 3rd August, 1876, for work in the Central Institution in Madras and was later transferred to Chingleput, Madras.

After going to New Zealand, in December 1883 he work in North East Valley and was then called to Hampden in April, 1884.

Death
He died in New Zealand on 10th February, 1887.

Family
They had three children who all predeceased him including:

Jeanie Todd born in 1880 and died in 1881 in Holywood, Dumfries-shire.

Isabella Todd died on 13th October, 1886, in New Zealand, aged 8 months.

Sources
www.abebooks.co.uk/Brief-Memorials-Rev-Alexander-Todd-Missionary/591977777/bd

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Alexander Todd.

North Otago Times (New Zealand), Volume XXXI, Issue 6284, 21st February 1887, p.2

Corrie, John, Glencairn: The Annals of an Inland Parish, Thomas Hunter and Co., Dumfries, 1910, p.123.

PCNZ, Ministers’ Register


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TODD, ALEXANDER BRUCE

Born at St. Andrews, 1821. A cabinetmaker by trade. His course of study was interrupted by a three years’ engagement as teacher in connection with the Free Church congregation at Falmouth, Jamaica. After concluding his curriculum at New College, Edinburgh, he went to New Zealand in 1859. For ten years he laboured at Tokomairiro, a charge which subsequently developed into four; and for twenty-five years in Oamaru, where the original congregation grew into seven. The closing years of Mr. Todd’s life and ministry were spent in Dunedin.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 2nd and baptized on 16th February, 1821, in St Andrews and St Leonards, Fife, the son of David Todd, painter, and Cecilia Bruce. In 1841 he was a cabinet maker.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1851-1855.

Marriage
He married Agnes Train in 1858 in Dailly, Ayrshire. She was born in Maybole, Ayrshire.

Ministry
He was licensed in 1856 by the Free Presbytery of St Andrews and was ordained by the Free Presbytery of Ayr in1858 and worked in Cowdenbeath, Fife, for a time. He arrived in Dunedin, New Zealand on 1st June, 1859. He was inducted at Tokomairiro (Milton, Clutha Presbytery) on 7th July, 1859, and was translated to St Paul’s, Oamaru, in May 1869; and retired in 1895.

Death
He died on 18th August, 1903.

Family
They had issue, all born in New Zealand, including:

(1) Cecilia Jane Todd born in 1859. She married John McCaw on 20th April, 1881, and died on 29th April, 1890. John McCaw was a significant figure in the development of farming in New Zealand.

(2) Alexander Bruce Todd born on 29th September, 1860. He married Maggie Young Stevenson on 11th January, 1893. He studied in Dunedin, New Zealand, and in Edinburgh. He served in various churches in the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand and occupied prominent positions in the Church in general. He died on 10th May, 1932.

(3) William Train Todd born on 30th March, 1862, in Milton, New Zealand. He married Evangeline Payne on 10th October, 1900. For some years he was in business and played an active role in the Presbyterian Church. He then studied for the ministry and was licensed in 1906. He too was minister of various Presbyterian Churches in New Zealand but was dogged with poor health. He died suddenly on 29th January, 1930, in Christchurch, New Zealand.

(4) James Henry Todd born in 1864. He was also active in business while helping in his local church. He then became a minister himself, served in Hunterville, Wanganui Presbytery, and was latterly attached to the China Inland Mission.

(5) David Todd born in 1866.

(6) Agnes Mary Todd born in 1869. She probably died in 1948 in New Zealand.

Sources
www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3m2/mccaw-john

PCNZ, Ministers’ Register


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TODD, CHARLES HESSEL, M.A.

Born at Kinross, 1853. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Ratho, 1886. Translated to Maxwelltown, 1890; and to Aberdeen, East, 1895. Married, 1890, Martha Owen Simpson; and, 1895, Sarah Simpson or Prophit.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.412

He served in Ratho and Kirknewton, Midlothian; Maxwelltown, Dumfries-shire; and Aberdeen – East.


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TODD, WILLIAM, M.A.

Born at Stevenston, Ayrshire, 1864. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Auchterarder, 1893. Translated, 1899, to Crown Church, Inverness.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.429

He served in Auchterarder, Perthshire; and Inverness – Crown.


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TOMORY, ALEXANDER

Born at Weisskirchen, Moravia, 1818. Studied at the University, Keczkemet, Hungary, and became a medical student at Budapest; also studied theology at New College, Edinburgh. While a student at Budapest Mr. Tomory was brought to the knowledge of Christ by the missionaries of the Free Church, and was the first Jewish convert in connection with the mission there. Licensed, 1847, and proceeded to Constantinople. Ordained, 1858. Married, 1859, Caroline E. Kay. Died, 1895.


Supplementary Information

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1843-47.

Marriage
He married Caroline Elliot Kay. She was baptized on 7th June, 1828, in St Nicholas, Aberdeen, the daughter of John Kay and Jane Morrice. Her father taught adults in Bridewell Prison, Aberdeen; and she herself served for four years with the Free Church mission as a teacher in Haaskeny.

Death
His wife died on 5th March, 1893, in Constantinople.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Alexander Tomory born in 1862 in Constantinople, Turkey. He became a Free Church minister.

(2) John Kay Tomory born about 1853 in Constantinople, Turkey. He married Marie Werder in 1888 in Newington, Edinburgh. He was a medical practitioner. He died on 26th September, 1909, in Croydon, London, England.

(3) Another son who became a medical practitioner.

(4) James Innray Tomory born about 1869 in Constantinople, Turkey. He became a ship broker.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Alexander Tomory.

The Lass o’ Pairts, Social Mobility for women through education, 1851-1901, McCall, Alison Taylor, p.169


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TOMORY, ALEXANDER, M.A.

Born at Constantinople, 1862. Son of the foregoing. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen, and Leipzig. Ordained, 1887, missionary to Calcutta. Married, 1890, Mary Campbell Macdonald.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.536

He was the son of Alexander Tomory, a Free Church minister.

The Harvest Field, p.195


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TOPP, ALEXANDER, D.D.

Born at Sheriffmill, Elgin, 1814. Studied at the University, Aberdeen. Ordained at Elgin, High, 1838. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married, 1850, Jane Mortimer or Clark. Translated to Edinburgh, Roxburgh Church, 1852, and to Toronto, Knox Church, 1858. Was twice Moderator of the Canadian General Assembly. Died, 1879. Took an active part in the negotiations for union of the four Synods of Canada, which took place at Montreal, 1875.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.6, p.391

He served in Elgin – High, Moray; and Edinburgh – Roxburgh.

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Alexander Topp.


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TORRANCE, DAVID WATT, M.B., C.M.

Born, 1862. Studied at the University, Glasgow. Appointed medical missionary at Tiberias, 1884. Ordained by authority of the General Assembly, 1895. Married, 1890, Lydia M. Huber; and, 1896, Eleanor A. Downie.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.533


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TORRANCE, JOHN

Born at Carluke, 1828. Studied at the University, Glasgow, and Divinity Hall, Reformed Presbyterian Church. Ordained at Colmonell, 1859. Translated, 1861, to Grant Street, Glasgow. Married, 1866, Margaret M. Symington. Joined the Free Church at the union in 1876.


Supplementary Information

FRPCS, p.32

FUFC, p.225

He served in Glasgow – St. George’s Road.


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TORRANCE, JOHN, B.D.

Born at Glasgow, 1867. Son of the foregoing. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow; and at Tübingen. Ordained, 1892, missionary to Poona. [List of missionaries says he was appointed in 1890.] Married, 1894, Jessie Gilchrist.

Publications.—Three Handbooks in the Marathi Language for Indian Christians.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.182


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TRAIL, WILLIAM

Born, 1819. Ordained at Skene, 1843. Married, 1848, Margaret Barrie. Translated, 1849, to South Shields; 1855, to Inverness, High; 1858, to Glasgow, Tron; 1862, to Kelvinside; and, 1867, to Elgin, South. Died, 1874.

Publications.—The Messenger of the Messiah. The Christian Graces, being Discourses on Faith and its Fruits. Unseen Realities: The World to Come. Literary Characteristics of the Bible. The Decalogue not Buried when Christ Died. The Decalogue as a Law of Morals.


Supplementary Information

Marriage
He married Margaret Barry on 30th August, 1848, in Skene, Aberdeenshire. She was born about 1818.

Ministry
He served in Skene, Aberdeenshire. He was inducted to Inverness – High, on 10th May, 1855. He served in Glasgow – Tron; and moved to Elgin – South, Moray, on 19th September, 1867.

Death
He died in 1874 in Elgin, Moray. His wife died in 1883 in Glencorse, Midlothian.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Anna Walker Trail born on 25th January and baptized on 23rd February, 1851, birth registered in Chorlton, Lancashire, England.

(2) Margaret Eliza Trail born on 21st May and baptized on 20th June, 1852, birth registered in Chorlton, Lancashire, England.

(3) Helen Shepherd Trail born on 17th January and baptized on 19th February, 1854, birth registered in Chorlton, Lancashire, England.

(4) John Barry Trail born on 18th June and baptized on 8th July, 1849, in Skene, Aberdeenshire.

(5) William Roderick Trail born on 5th March, 1856, in Inverness.

(6) James Francis Clugston Trail born on 18th May, 1859, in Blythswood, Glasgow.

Sources
www.electricscotland.com/history/highlands/3no14.htm

Elgin Courier, Elgin, Moray, September 20th , 1867


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TRAILL, JOSEPH, B.D.

Born in Aberdeenshire. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Wick, 1898.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.282

He served in Wick, Caithness.


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TRAILL, ROBERT, LL.D.

Born, 1805. Son of Rev. D. Traill, Panbride. Studied at the University, St. Andrews. Became assistant to his father. Laboured for a time in the Presbytery of Wigtown. Ordained at Boyndie, 1846. Married, 1858, Olivia D. Macgregor. Became senior minister, 1867. Died, 1880.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 23rd February, 1805, in Panbride, Angus, the son of David Traill, Parish minister there, and Catherine Biss. For some ministerial connections, see the Chalmers Guthrie Burns Tree.

Education
He enrolled in the University of St Andrews, Fife, 1819-27 and graduated M.A. on 6th December, 1823.

Marriage
He married Olivia Duff MacGregor on 16th March, 1850, in Banff. She was born on 1st and baptized on 6th January, 1816, in Banff, the daughter of Ronald MacGregor, accountant, and Margaret Farquharson.

Ministry
“Robert Trail, Panbride, Fife” was a name on the Roll of Probationers adhering to the Free Church. He served in Boyndie, Banffshire.

Death
He died in the last quarter of 1880 in Kensington, London, England. His wife died there on 20th January, 1892. She was then of 42, Royal Crescent, Notting Hill, Middlesex, England.

Family
There is no clear evidence that they had family.

Source
The London Gazette, 16th February, 1892, Issue: 26258; p.872

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Robert Traill.


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TREADWELL, JAMES

Born in Gloucestershire, 1835. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Harrow, Victoria, 1860. Married, 1861, Helen M. Anderson. Resigned, 1865; returned to Scotland; settled at Stevenston, 1867. Went to New Zealand, 1876, and was settled at Wanganui. Died, 1897.


Supplementary Information

Background
He is said to have been born on 18th April, 1835, in Marshfield, Gloucestershire, England, the son of Charles and Harriet Treadwell.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1854.

Marriage
He married Helen Mather Anderson in 1861 in Victoria. She was born on 25th May, 1835, in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, the daughter of Thomas Anderson, bank agent, and Janet Burns.

Ministry
He was licensed by the Free Presbytery of Blairgowrie, in 1859. For health reasons he went to Australia and was ordained at Balmoral-Harrow on 6th June, 1860, and resigned on 17th October, 1864. He then returned to Scotland and was settled at Stevenston, Ayrshire, for about nine years. He was invited by the Colonial Committee to go to Wanganui, New Zealand, where he was inducted in November, 1876. He and his whole family sailed from London on 23rd July, 1876, on the ship St Leonards.

Death
He died on 24th January, 1897, in New Zealand.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Charles Herbert Treadwell born in 1862 in Balmoral, Victoria. He married Ada Mary Lawrence in 1887 in New Zealand and raised a family there. He died in 1936 in Wellington, New Zealand. He was a lawyer: “Charles Herbert Treadwell subsequently practised as Treadwell & Sons and was succeeded by four subsequent generations of Treadwells: his two sons, Charles Archibald Treadwell and Adrian Herbert Lawrence Treadwell, followed by two of Adrian Treadwell’s sons being Shane Jervis Treadwell and Alistair Jervis Treadwell, with Shane Treadwell’s son Mical Shane Jervis Treadwell now being senior partner of the existing firm.” (www.treadwells.co.nz/milestones.html)

(2) Thomas Anderson Treadwell born on 27th November, 1863, in Balmoral, Victoria. He died 16th December, 1873, in Stevenston, Ayrshire.

(3) Archibald Hamilton Treadwell born on 29th January, 1866, in Hamilton, Lanarkshire. He married Elizabeth Hamilton Bell in 1892 in New Zealand and raised a family there. He was a minister in the New Zealand Presbyterian Church. He died there in 1906.

(4) William James Treadwell born on 26th November, 1867, in Stevenston, Ayrshire. He married Isabella Hurley Bell in 1892 in New Zealand. He died on 5th July, 1942, in Wanganui, Taranaki, New Zealand.

(5) Janet Burns Treadwell born on 21st June, 1869, in Stevenston, Ayrshire. She died in 1946 in New Zealand.

(6) Hilda Mary Treadwell born on 25th May, 1871, in Stevenston, Ayrshire. She died in 1948 in New Zealand.

(7) Helen Bethea Treadwell born on 28th May, 1873, in Stevenston, Ayrshire. She married Alexander Malcolm McIntyre in 1893 in New Zealand. She died there in 1934.

(8) James Henry Alford Treadwell born in 1875 in Stevenston, Ayrshire. He married Katherine Jessie Sargeant in 1897 in New Zealand and raised a family there. He died there in 1954.

Sources
Evening Post Wellington, New Zealand), Volume XIV, Issue 66, 15th September 1876, p.2

www.geni.com/people/William-James-Treadwell/6000000001397218460

PCNZ, Ministers’ Register

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: James Treadwell.


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TRIPNEY, DAVID, M.A.

Born in Renfrewshire. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Kirkwall, 1899. Married, 1900, Jane R. Couper.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.515

He served in Kirkwall, Lerwick.


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TROTTER, WILLIAM

Born at Jedburgh, 1865. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Bannockburn, 1897.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.305

He served in Bannockburn, Stirlingshire.


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TROUP, GEORGE ELMSLIE, M.A.

Born at London, 1855. Studied at the University, Aberdeen, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained 1880, at Broughty-Ferry, West. Married, 1881, Eliza Jane Gardiner.

Publication.— Words to Young Christians.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.380

He served in Broughty-Ferry – West, Angus.

He had a son, George Elmslie Troup, who was a United Free Church minister: FUFC, p.100.


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TULLO, WILLIAM

Born at Dundee, 1821. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Smethwick, Birmingham, 1856. Resigned, 1858. Settled at Slamannan, 1861. Married, 1871, Mary Wilson. Translated, 1874, to Glasgow, Rose Street. Died, 1883. William Fife Tullo


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 14th June and baptized on 6th July, 1821, in Dundee, the son of Henry Tullo, draper, and Isabella Mitchell. In 1841 he was a clerk.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1849-53.

Marriage
He married Mary Wilson on 5th October, 1871, in Newington, Edinburgh. She was baptized on 30th November, 1840, in St Cuthbert’s, Edinburgh, the daughter of James Wilson, merchant, and Elizabeth Leslie Clark.

Ministry
He served in Slamannan, Stirlingshire; and Glasgow – Rose Street.

Death
He died in 1883 in Cathcart, Glasgow. His wife died in 1936 in Boroughmuirhead, Edinburgh.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) James Wilson Tullo born on 2nd August, 1872, in Slamannan, Stirlingshire.

(2) Elizabeth Leslie Clark Tullo born on 29th August, 1873, in Slamannan, Stirlingshire. She died in 1950 in Morningside, Edinburgh.

(3) Isabella Mitchell C. Tullo born in 1875 in Cathcart, Glasgow.

(4) Henry Tullo born in 1876 in Cathcart Glasgow. He died there that same year.

(5) Mary Wilson Tullo born in 1877 in Cathcart, Glasgow. She is said to have married Kenneth Arnold Forbes on 30th April, 1910, in Ontario, Canada. Certainly, a Mary Wilson Tullo or Forbes died in 1965 in Haymarket, Edinburgh.

(6) Sophia Jane Tullo born in 1879 in Cathcart, Glasgow. She died in 1973 in Morningside, Edinburgh.

(7) Charlotte Leslie C. Tullo born in 1881 in Cathcart, Glasgow. She died in 1965 in George Square, Edinburgh.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: William Tullo.


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TULLOCH, ALEXANDER, M.A.

Born at Lybster, 1780. Studied at King’s College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Kirkmichael, Banffshire, 1820. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Became senior minister, 1855. Died the same year.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.6, p.368

He was the brother of George Tulloch and of Patrick Tulloch.

His daughter Ann Margaret Tulloch married John MacQueen a Free Church minister.

boards.ancestry.co.uk

He served in Kirkmichael, Banffshire.


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TULLOCH, CHARLES

Born at Cawdor, 1829. Studied at the University, Aberdeen, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Lossiemouth, 1858. Married, 1865, Joanna Black.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.465

For his family connections see under John Tulloch.

He served in Lossiemouth, Moray.


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TULLOCH, CHARLES L. C.

Born at Dallas, 1825. Studied at King’s College, Aberdeen, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Livingston, 1857 [Vol. 2 says 1851.]. Married Christian Law. Died, 1874.


Supplementary Information

Charles Lennox Cumming Tulloch

Background
He was born on 27th June, 1824, in Dallas, Moray, the son of William Tulloch, the minister there, and Jane Cumming. For his family connections see under John Tulloch.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1845-49.

Marriage
He married Christian Law on 13th September, 1851, in Mid Calder, Midlothian; recorded also on 24th September, 1851, in Elgin, Moray. She was born about 1822 in Dornoch, Sutherland, probably the daughter of John Law and Mary Hay.

Ministry
He served in Livingston, West Lothian.

Death
He died in 1874 in Livingston, West Lothian.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) William Tulloch baptized on 22nd August, 1852, in Mid Calder, Midlothian.

(2) Mary Hay Tulloch baptized on 8th June, 1854, in Livingston, West Lothian.

(3) John Law Tulloch born on 2nd January, 1856, in Livingston, West Lothian.

(4) Elizabeth Anne Tulloch born on 22nd April, 1859, in Livingston, West Lothian.

Source
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Charles L. C. Tulloch.


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TULLOCH, GEORGE

Born in the parish of Reay, 1793. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Ordained at Melness and Eriboll, 1829. Translated, 1831, to Eddrachillis. Married, 1835, Mary M. Clarke. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Became senior minister, 1875. Died, 1880.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.7, p.105

He was the brother of Alexander Tulloch and of Patrick Tulloch.

He served in Eddrachillis, Sutherland.

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


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TULLOCH, JOHN, M.A.

Born, 1813. Studied at the University, Aberdeen, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Logierait, 1845. Married, 1847, Margaret Dewar. Translated, 1856, to Perth, Gaelic. Became senior minister, 1884. Died, 1894.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 19th and baptized on 23rd March, 1813. in Croy, Inverness-shire, the son of John Tulloch and Elizabeth Thomson.

He was related to various ministers, thus. There were three brothers: William, Hugh and John Tulloch.

William Tulloch had a son Charles Tulloch who had a daughter Lillias Tulloch. She married John Falconer and they had son John Falconer and Charles Falconer, who were both ministers.

Hugh Tulloch produced a son William Tulloch who was the parish minister of Dallas (FES, Vol.6, p.415), and he was the father of Charles Lennox Cumming Tulloch.

John Tulloch had a son John Tulloch who married Elizabeth Thomson and produced this John Tulloch and Charles Tulloch.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1843-44.

Marriage
He married Margaret Dewar on 16th October, 1847, in Logierait, Perthshire. She was born on 4th and baptized on 11th February, 1824, in Avoch, Ross and Cromarty, the daughter of Alexander Dewar and Madalina Fraser. In 1841, she was with her father Rev. Alexander Dewar – he was minister of the Congregational Church there (Ross, A History of Congregational Independency in Scotland, p.220).

Ministry
He served in Strathtay (Logierait), Perthshire; and Perth – St. Stephen’s.

Death
He is said to have died on 17th January, 1894 in Perth. His wife died there in 1873.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Madeline Flora Tulloch born on 12th August and baptized on 30th September, 1849, in Logierait, Perthshire. She married George Wilson in 1868 in Perth. She died in 1911 in Hillhead, Glasgow.

(2) Elizabeth Isabella Tulloch born on 9th September and baptized on 13th October, 1850, in Logierait, Perthshire. She founded St Margaret’s School, Hampstead, London, England. She died in the 3rd quarter of 1934 in Hampstead, London, England.

(3) Roza Frazer Tulloch born on 19th April and baptized on 30th May, 1852, in Logierait, Perthshire. She married William Ballantyne Tulloch, her cousin, in the 4th quarter of 1888 in Marylebone, London, England. She died in the 2nd quarter of 1900 in Hampstead, London, England.

(4) Margaret Dewar Macleod Tulloch born on 4th and baptized on 27th February, 1854, in Logierait, Perthshire. She married Duncan Forbes Dallas, solicitor, in 1873 in Perth. She died in 1901 in St George, Edinburgh, and was buried in Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh.

(5) Flora Tulloch born on 19th September, 1855, in Logierait, Perthshire. She married James George Findlay, merchant, in the 3rd quarter of 1887 in Marylebone, London, England. They lived in Kenya. She died on 16th January, 1933, and was buried in Kiambu Cemetery there.

(6) John Patrick Tulloch born on 26th May, 1857, in Perth. He seems to have been a medical doctor, who lived in Tobago.

(7) Alexander Tulloch born on 28th March, 1859, in Perth. He married Henrietta Tulloch, his cousin, on 30th September, 1885, in Cape Colony. He was a seaman, a gold-miner and latterly farmer in Rhodesia. He died on 28th June, 1940, on Durris Farm, Umtali, Southern Rhodesia.

(8) Isabella Tulloch born on 6th December, 1860, in Perth.

(9) Patrick Tulloch born on 22nd July, 1862, in Perth.

(10) Agnes Dewar Tulloch born on 24th February, 1864, in Perth. She died there that same year.

(11) Hugh Daibhidh Tulloch born on 14th March, 1865, in Perth.

Source
www.morayandnairnfhs.co.uk/charts/tullochs.pdf

www.gravestonephotos.com/public/gravedetails.php?available=yes&fullname=Duncan%20Forbes%20Dallas&grave=73195&personid=153618

records.ancestry.com/flora_tulloch_records.ashx?pid=44871087

genforum.genealogy.com/kenya/messages/184.html>

www.saxonlodge.net/getperson.php?personID=I1820&tree=Tatham

www.tutorgigpedia.com/ed/St_Margaret%27s_School_Hampstead#The_Founders


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TULLOCH, PATRICK

Born, 1805. Brother of Revs. Alexander and George Tulloch. Ordained at Strathglass, Presbytery of Dingwall, 1842. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Translated 1844 to Inveravon. Died, 1871.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was baptized on 18th January, 1797, in Reay, Caithness, the son of James Tulloch, farmer, and Ann Swanson. His brothers Alexander Tulloch and George Tulloch both became Free Church ministers.

Ministry
His ministry in Strathglass, Inverness-shire, is not recorded in FES.

Death
He died in 1871 in Glenlivet, Banffshire.

Family
There is no sign that he ever married.


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TULLOCH, WILLIAM HUGH

Born at Beauly, 1860. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Fortingall, Perthshire, 1889. Married, 1893, Eleanor A. C. Rose.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.317

He served in Fortingall, Perthshire.


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TULLY, JOHN, M.A.

Born at Fochabers, 1832. Studied at King’s College, Aberdeen, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Bonhill, 1861. Retired, 1877.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 25th and baptized on 29th April, 1832, in Bellie, Moray, the son of Thomas Tully and Janet Innes.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1853-58.

Ministry
He served in Bonhill, Dunbartonshire.

Death
He died in 1906 in Bellie, Moray.

Family
There is no evidence that he ever married.


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TULLY, THOMAS, M.A.

Born at Fochabers, 1865. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained at Rattray, Blairgowrie, 1894.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.391

He served in Rattray, Perthshire.


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TURNBULL, GEORGE

Born, 1820. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Cunningsburgh, Shetland, 1846. Married, 1847, Elizabeth G. Leslie. Resigned, 1859. Spent a short time in Monte Video, and finally settled in Rupert’s Land, Canada


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 19th November, 1820, and baptized on 14th January, 1821, in Coldstream, Roxburghshire, the son of Mark Turnbull and Barbara Robertson.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1843-44.

Marriage
He married Elizabeth Georgina Gordon Leslie on 9th July, 1847, in Kelso, Roxburghshire, the marriage being conducted by Horatius Bonar. She was born on 21st December, 1827, and baptized on 15th May, 1828, in Eckford, Roxburghshire, the daughter of Sir Charles Abram Leslie, Bart. of Findrassie and Wardes, and Anna Walker.

Ministry
He served in Cunningsburgh, Shetland.

Death
They are both said to have died in Binscarth, Manitoba, Canada, he on 22nd March, 1902, and she on 9th August, 1904.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Anna Walker Turnbull born on 23rd May, 1848, in Dunrossness, Shetland. She is said to have married Rev. William Hamilton Lowry. She died on 18th October, 1914, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

(2) Mark Turnbull born on 21st June, 1851, in Dunrossness, Shetland. He married Jane. He became a rector in the Church of England in Canada. He married Jane M. MacKenzie. He died on 22nd September, 1933, in Middlesex, Ontario, Canada.

(3) Charles Turnbull born on 24th August 1852, in Dunrossness, Shetland.

(4) Barbara Robertson Turnbull born on 18th August, 1854, in Dunrossness, Shetland.

(5) George Turnbull born on 18th April, 1856, in Dunrossness, Shetland.

(6) Ada Turnball born on 25th November, 1857, in Dunrossness, Shetland.

(7) James Norman Robert Turnbull born on 9th April, 1868, in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina. He became a farmer in Canada. He married Cecilia Scarth on 5th March, 1898, in Silver Creek, Manitoba, Canada. He died in 1943 in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.

Sources
freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com

www.library.turnbullclan.com


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TURNBULL, JAMES

Ordained by the Presbytery of Kelso, 1859, for Beaufort West, South Africa, which he left in 1867.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 23rd January, 1829, in Kelso, Roxburghshire, the son of Walter Turnbull, ostler, and Agnes Scott.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1844-50.

Marriage
He married.

Ministry
He was licensed by the Free Presbytery of Kelso and Lauder on 30th July, 1850; thereafter he was a missionary in Sprouston, Roxburghshire, for five years, and in Genoa for one year. He was ordained on 6th July, 1859, for the English speaking congregation in Beaufort West, Cape Colony. On 8th March, 1867, he was received into the Dutch Reformed Church and later that year was settled in Greytown, Natal. He was sympathetic to the Boer cause in the war of 1880-81. Under his ministry there was a remarkable revival which transformed church life there.

On retiral, he moved to Cape Town and died at Seapoint there on 9th January, 1894, leaving a widow.

Sources
MacKenzie, John M., and Dalziel, Nigel R., The Scots in South Africa: Ethnicity, Identity, Gender and Race, 1772-1914, p.172

THE INFLUENCE OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND ON THE DUTCH REFORMED CHURCH OF SOUTH AFRICA, A Thesis presented to the Faculty of Divinity, University of Edinburgh, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Philosophy by FREDERICK WILLIAM SASS, 1956, pp.66, 109 ff.


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TURNBULL, JOHN

Born at Eyemouth, Berwickshire, 1797. Studied at the University, Edinburgh. Ordained at Eyemouth, 1822. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Married, 1855, Christina S. Reid. Became senior minister, 1868. Died, 1870.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.2, p.46

For some ministerial connections, see the Chalmers Guthrie Burns Tree.

He served in Eyemouth, St. John’s, Berwickshire.

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


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TURNBULL, ROBERT

Born at Leith, 1842. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Cambusbarron, 1879. Resigned, 1896.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 28th April and baptized on 29th May, 1842, in Leith, Edinburgh, the son of Henry Turnbull, cooper, and Isabella Jack.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1874-78.

Ministry
He served in Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire.

Death
He died on 13th August, 1913, in 276 High Street, Portobello, Edinburgh.

Family
There is no sign that he ever married.


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TURNER, DUNCAN, M.A.

Born at Glasgow, 1819. Studied at the University, Glasgow, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1851, missionary to Constantinople. [List of missionaries says appointed 1852.] Married, 1852, Henrietta Wilson. Resigned, 1857. Laboured for a time at Newtyle. Settled at Tealing, 1862. Became senior minister, 1883.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born in 1819 in Glasgow, the son of John Turner, merchant.

Education
He matriculated in Glasgow University in 1840 and graduated M.A. in 1844. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1844-48.

Marriage
He married Henrietta Wilson on 8th September, 1852, in Glasgow. She was born about 1822 in Glasgow.

Ministry
He served in Tealing, Angus.

Death
After retirement, he lived in Broughty Ferry, Huntly and Glasgow. He died at 8 Hamilton Park Terrace, Glasgow, the home of his son-in-law, Dr Alexander Thomson, on 17th January, 1908. His wife died in 1897 in Partick, Glasgow.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Agnes Catherine Turner born about 1855 in Constantinople, Turkey. She married Robert Thomson, the son of Alexander Thomson of Constantinople and the nephew of Robert Thomson. He was a missionary in European Turkey. For a time they lived in Samokov, Bulgaria.

(2) Mary Jane Mackean Turner born on 3rd January, 1858, in Ayr. She married Alexander Thosmon in 1886 in Monifieth, Angus He was a general practitioner in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, before moving to Glasgow. She died in 1944 in Haymarket, Edinburgh.

Source
www.mocavo.co.uk


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TURNER, DUNCAN

Born at Bridge of Weir, 1855. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Lauder, 1882. Married, 1891, Janet King Hamilton.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.89

He served in Lauder, Berwickshire.


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TWEEDIE, JOHN A.

Born in Midlothian. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Wormit, 1898. Married, the same year, Jessie E. Baxter. John Alexander Tweedie


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.395

He served in Wormit, Fife.


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TWEEDIE, WILLIAM KING, D.D. (St. Andrews)

Born at Ayr, 1803. Studied at the Universities, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and St. Andrews. Ordained at London Wall, 1832. Married, 1835, Margaret Bell. Translated, 1836, to Aberdeen, South; and. 1842, to the Tolbooth, Edinburgh. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Was convener for a time of the Sustentation Fund Committee, and for fifteen years of the Foreign Mission Committee. Died, 1863.

Publications.—Life of Rev. John Macdonald, India. Calvin and Servetus. Lights and Shadows of the Life of Faith. Jerusalem and its Environs. Ruined Cities of the East. Fifteen Years of Foreign Missions. The Life and Work of Earnest Men. The Sacrament of Baptism. Seed Time and Harvest. Home: A Book for the Family, etc.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.1, p.121

He served in Edinburgh – Tolbooth.

For a short biography, see Disruption Worthies on this website: Tweedie, William King

See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: William King Tweedie.


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