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YEOMAN, ANTHONY

Studied at the New College, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1871, for the Falkland Islands. Resigned, 1883.


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Background
He was born on 6th November, 1821, in Langholm, Dumfries-shire, the son of James Yeoman, woollen stocking maker, and Jane Hogg. He himself was also a woollen stocking maker.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1852-53.

Ministry
He was ordained by the Free Presbytery of Lockerbie on 21st December, 1871, on his appointment to the Falkland Isles.

Death
He was found dead in Whitshiels Wood in Langholm, Dumfries-shire, on Friday, 16th August, 1889. He had gone out a walk in the forenoon but didn’t return. An alarm was raised and he was found by searchers. He had apparently fallen down ill and been suffocated. He left a widow. The bulk of his property, including two houses, was left to Langholm Free Church Sunday School.

Sources
Southern Reporter, Selkirkshire, 22nd August,1889

Glasgow Herald, 17th August, 1889

The Scotsman, Edinburgh, 22nd December, 1871, p.7; 28th August, 1889, p.6


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YOUNG, DAVID, M.A.

Born in Ayrshire. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Partick, Anderson Church, 1898.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.275

He served in Anderson, Partick, Glasgow.


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YOUNG, DAVID DOIG

Born at Liverpool, 1848. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen. Ordained, 1876, for South Africa. Stationed at Lovedale; subsequently at Main, Transkei. Married, 1877, Mary Wallace Weir.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.557


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YOUNG, GEORGE PAXTON

Born, 1818. Ordained at Paisley, Martyrs’, 1847. Translated to Islington, London, 1849; and to Hamilton, Canada, 1851. Appointed Professor of Mental Philosophy in Knox College, Toronto, 1853. In 1864 Mr. Young resigned his chair, but returned to it in 1868, when he became inspector of schools. In 1879 he accepted an appointment in University College, Toronto. Died, 1889.


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Background
He was born on 28th November and baptized on 6th December, 1818, in Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, England, the son of William Young, a secession minister, and Margaret Paxton. For some family connections, see the Jolly Tree.

Education
He attended school in Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, England, and later the Royal High School in Edinburgh. He studied in the University of Edinburgh and graduated M.A. on 30th April, 1838. He briefly taught mathematics in Dollar Academy, Clackmannanshire, and enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1843-55, according to the online record – presumably 1843-45.

Ministry
After serving in Martyrs’, Paisley, Renfrewshire, he emigrated to Canada and on 22nd November, 1850, was inducted as minister of Knox Church, Hamilton, Ontario. In 1853 he resigned his pastoral charge and was appointed to the faculty of Knox College, Toronto. In 1864 he resigned and accepted an appointment as grammar school inspector for Canada West. In 1868 he returned to Knox College. Finally he held the chair of metaphysics and ethics in the University of Toronto, Canada.

Death
He died on 26th February, 1889, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Family
He never married.

Sources
Biographi.ca

Caledonian Mercury, Edinburgh, 14th May, 1838


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YOUNG, HOMER, M.A.

Born at Fulwood, Renfrewshire, 1863. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Bowden, 1890. Married, 1892, Christina Wallace. Translated, 1894, to Lochmaben, and, 1898, to Gourock.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.156

He served in Bowden, Roxburghshire; Lochmaben, Dumfries-shire; and Gourock, Renfrewshire.


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YOUNG, JAMES

Born at Irvine, 1826. Studied at the University, Glasgow, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Selkirk, 1860. Married, 1862, Elizabeth Taylor. Resigned, owing to ill-health, 1873. After being for some time at Naples, in charge of the station there, Mr. Young was able to resume work in 1877, when he was settled at Tighnabruaich. Became senior minister, 1893.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.282

He served in Selkirk; and Tighnabruaich, Argyll.


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YOUNG, JAMES

Born at Kinross, 1800. Studied at the University, Edinburgh, and Divinity Hall, United Secession Church. Ordained at Tillicoultry, 1831. Retired, 1843, and connected himself with Dr. M’Crie’s congregation in Edinburgh. Admitted to the Free Church, 1852, as a minister without charge. Mr. Young devoted himself to literary pursuits. Died, 1865.

Publications.—The Mourners’ Manual. Memoir of Rev. R. Buchanan, Dalkeith. Tales of the Reformation. The Godly Band of 1557. The Countess of Mar’s Arcadia. The Life of John Welsh of Ayr.


Supplementary Information

Scott, Annals, p.584


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YOUNG, JOHN

Born, 1818. Studied at the Divinity Hall, Associate Synod, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Arngask, Presbytery of Perth, 1847. Married, 1855, Janet Russell. Died, 1891.


Supplementary Information

MacKelvie, Annals, p.685

Background
He was born about 1819 in Paisley, Renfrewshire.

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

Marriage
He married Janet Russell on 8th February, 1855, at Maryburgh Cottage, Blair Adam. She was born about 1818 in Glasgow, the daughter of Robert Russell, latterly of Eastertown, Strathblane, Stirlingshire.

Ministry
He served in Arngask, Perthshire.

Death
His wife died in 1890 in Arngask. Arngask is partly in Perthshire, partly in Kinross-shire and partly in Fife.

Family
There is no evidence that they had issue.

Source
Glasgow Herald, 12th February, 1855


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YOUNG, JOHN, M.A.

Born in Ayrshire. Studied at the University, Edinburgh, and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained, 1896, at Johnstone and Wamphray.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.174

He served in Johnstone and Wamphray, Dumfries-shire.


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YOUNG, JOHN CAMERON, M.B., C.M.

Born at Seaford, Sussex, 1860. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained as medical missionary to Sheikh Othman, Arabia, 1892.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.549


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YOUNG, ROBERT

Born, 1783. Ordained at Chapelton, 1845. Resigned, 1847.


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Other
He published a book in 1863 entitled: Proposed emendations of the metrical versions of the psalms used in Scotland. In an advert for that book in The Scotsman he is described as “Rev. Robert Young, M.A., formerly classical teacher, Glasgow, and late minister of the Free Church Chapelton.” He was ordained there on 13th March, 1845.

Source
The Scotsman, Edinburgh, 27th May, 1864, p.1


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YOUNG, WILLIAM

Born at Stewarton, 1814. Studied at the Universities, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Ordained, 1844, at St. Andrew’s, Kilmarnock. Mr. Young was twice married, his second wife being Margaret Henderson. Died, 1869.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was born on 5th June, 1814, in Stewarton, Ayrshire, the son of David Young, shoemaker, and Jean Anderson.

Education
He went to school locally. He matriculated in Glasgow University in 1834. He also studied at Edinburgh University.

Marriage
He married:

(1) Mary Lisle Goldie on 8th July, 1845, in Stewarton, Ayrshire.

(2) Margaret Henderson on 22nd May, 1867, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. She was born about 1822.

Ministry
He was licensed on the Free Presbytery of Irvine on 4th July, 1843. He was ordained in St. Andrew’s, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, on 27th June, 1844.

Death
He died on 21st May, 1869 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. Margaret Henderson or Young died there in 1901.

Family
He had issue including, by his first wife:

(1) William Lisle Goldie Young born on 1st June, 1846, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. He married Florence Emma Stafford on 12th May, 1888, in Sydney, New South Wales. He died in 1911 in Victoria, Australia.

Sources
Thetreeofus

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


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YOUNG, WILLIAM

Born at Fulwood, Houston, 1840. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained, 1868, at Torphichen. Translated to Barrhead, 1871. Married, 1876, Jessie Ann Heys.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.163

He served in Torphichen, West Lothian; and Barrhead, Renfrewshire.


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YOUNG, WILLIAM

Born at Paisley, 1843. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Tarbolton, 1872. Married, 1874, Agnes Leitch. Died, 1878.


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Background
He was born on 17th April and baptized on 23rd May, 1843, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, the son of James Young of Gallowhill, landed proprietor and grain merchant, and Helen Nisbet.

Education
He was a student in Glasgow University in 1861.

Marriage
He married Agnes Leitch. She was born on 10th January, 1851, in St Vigeans, Angus, the daughter of David Leitch, flax dresser, and Agnes Nicol.

Ministry
He was licensed by the Free Presbytery of Paisley on 3rd July, 1867. On 9th November, 1871, he was elected to Tarbolton, Ayrshire, and was ordained there in 1872.

Death
He died on 11th August, 1878, in Tarbolton, Ayrshire. His wife died in 1929 in Hillhead, Glasgow.

Family
They had issue including:

(1) Agnes Nicol Leitch Young born in 1875 in Tarbolton, Ayrshire.

(2) James Young born on 12th April, 1877, at the Free Church Manse, Tarbolton, Ayrshire.

Sources
Glasgow Herald, 11th November, 1871

The Belfast News-Letter, 16th April, 1877


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YOUNG, WILLIAM, M.A.

Born at Lesmahagow, 1844. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Baldernock, 1873. Married, 1875, Margaret Cockburn Johnstone.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.264

He served in Baldernock, Stirlingshire.


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YOUNG, WILLIAM

Born at Innellan, 1856. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Longside, Aberdeenshire, 1890. Married, 1881, Agnes Fairbairn.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.11 (twice)

He served in Longside, Aberdeenshire.


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YUILL, JAMES

Born at Houston, 1806. Studied at the University, Glasgow. Ordained, 1835, at Peterhead. Married, 1840, Joan F. Anderson. Signed the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission. Became senior minister, 1878.


Supplementary Information

FES, Vol.6, p.233

He served in St. Peter’s, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire.


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YULE, ALEXANDER

Born at Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire, 1830. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Aberdeen, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Cargill, 1857. Resigned, 1867, to engage in territorial work in Aberdeen. He formed the congregation of Rutherford Church, over which he was settled, 1869. Married, 1873, Jane Sandison. Went to Melbourne, 1878. Settled first at Erskine Church, Carlton, and subsequently at College Church, Parkville. Was Moderator of the Victorian Assembly in 1891, and of the Federal Assembly of Australia in 1900.

Publication. — Concerning the Answer of Prayer, 1867.


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Background
He was born on 15th July and baptized on 19th August, 1830, in Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire, the son of James Yule, merchant, and Janet Harper. His sister, Jessie Yule, married Charles Bell, minister of the Presbyterian Church in King William’s Town, South Africa.

Education
He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1852-54.

Marriage
He married Jane Sandison on 4th September, 1873, in Newington, Edinburgh. She was born in 1838 in Arbroath, Angus, the daughter of John Sandison, minister, and Eliza Grigor.

Ministry
He was ordained in Cargill, Perthshire, in 1857, remaining there till 1867, though he had been called to Fraserburgh, in 1864. He formed Rutherford, Aberdeen, Church and was inducted there on 2nd March, 1869, till 1878. In the Presbyterian Church of Victoria he served the Erskine Church, Carlton, from 21st January, 1879, till 1892; and the College Church, Parkville, from 1892 till 1907. He was Moderator of the Victorian Assembly in 1891 and of the Federal Assembly in 1901. Early one Saturday morning while he was in Carlton, thieves broke into the Manse and stole a safe in which the Communion silver was kept.

Death
He died on 18th April, 1907, in Carlton North, Victoria, Australia. His wife died in 1924 in Victoria.

Family
He was the grand-father of Rev. Alexander Yule (1913-1997) and of Rev. Professor George Shaw Sandison Yule (1919-2001) and great grand-father of Rev. Dr. Alexander Yule (1941- ).

They had issue including:

(1) John Sandison Yule born on 14th November, 1874, at 12 Albert Terrace, Aberdeen. He is said to have married (i) Isobel Margherita Adam in 1921 in Perth, Western Australia; (ii) Florence Maud Jones on 22nd May, 1928 in Surry Hills, New South Wales. He was a doctor. He died on 27th September, 1951, in New Brighton, Victoria.

Born on 20th September, 1876, at 12 Albert Terrace, Aberdeen.

(2) Alexander Yule born on 21st April, 1878, in Aberdeen. He is said to have married Margaret Shaw on 18th February, 1908, in East Melbourne, Victoria. He was a Rev. Professor. He died in 1952.

Sources
Gritquoy

The Aberdeen Journal, 26th November, 1856; 16th February, 1870

The Dundee Courier & Argus and Northern Warder, 20th November, 1874; 23rd September, 1876

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 4th October, 1887


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YULE, ALEXANDER, M.A.

Born at Huntly, 1851. Studied at the University, Aberdeen, and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained at Blairdaff, in the parish of Chapel of Garioch, 1877. Died, 1887.


Supplementary Information

Background
He was baptized on 20th January, 1851, in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, the son of Alexander Yule, master draper, and Elisabeth Wattie.

Education
He attended the local Free Church school. He graduated M.A. from Aberdeen University in 1870. He enrolled in New College, Edinburgh, 1872-76.

Ministry
He was licensed by the Free Presbytery of Strathbogie on 2nd May, 1876. He was ordained in Blairdaff, Aberdeenshire, on 25th January, 1877.

Death
He died on 3rd September, 1887, in Chapel of Garioch, Aberdeenshire. There is a memorial to him in Dunbennan Kirkyard Cemetery, Huntly, Aberdeenshire.

Family
There is no evidence that he ever married.

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

Findagrave


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YULE, JAMES

Born at Gartly, 1855. Studied at the University and Free Church College, Glasgow. Ordained at Dunlop, Ayrshire, 1888. Married, 1889, Jane Thomson M’Leish.


Supplementary Information

FUFC, p.136

He served in Dunlop, Ayrshire.


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YULE, PETER

Born at Kelso, 1840. Studied at the University and New College, Edinburgh. Ordained, 1878, at Temple and Carrington, Midlothian. Died, 1894.


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Background
He was born on 21st November, 1840, at Mellowlees, Nenthorn, Berwickshire, the son of John Yule, master carpenter, and Hannah Messer.

Education
He attended the parish school in the village of Smailholm. During his student days, he was for a time a missionary in St Bernard’s, Edinburgh.

Marriage
He married Katharine Coulter Gow in 1894 – four months before his death – in Gorbals, Glasgow. She was born on 4th September, 1863, in Barony, Glasgow, the daughter of Archibald Gow, grocer, and Catherine Stewart.

Ministry
After license, he served at Abingdon and Dunkeld, Perthshire. He was ordained in Temple and Carrington, Midlothian, on 20th March, 1878, as colleague and successor to James Duncan, who died in 1879.

Death
He died on 21st December, 1894, in Temple, Midlothian and was buried in the Templars Kirkyard there, where there is a monument to him.

Family
There is no sign that they had any family.

Sources
See Notice in Obituaries section of this web-site: Peter Yule.

Findagrave


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