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Barr, Elizabeth Brown (1905–1995), minister of the United Free Church of Scotland, was born on 2 October 1905 in Dennistoun, Glasgow, the youngest of five children of James Barr (1862–1949) and his wife, Martha Wilson Stephen (1863–1959). Her father, a prominent minister of the ...

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Barr, James (1862–1949), minister of the United Free Church of Scotland and politician, was born on 26 July 1862 at Beanscroft Farm in the parish of Fenwick, Ayrshire, the eldest of eight children born to Allan Barr, farmer, and his wife, Elizabeth Brown...

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Denney, James (1856–1917), United Free Church of Scotland minister and theologian, was born on 5 February 1856 in Paisley, the eldest son of John Denney and his wife, Mary Barr. His parents belonged to the Reformed Presbyterian church (the Cameronians), in which his father, a joiner, was a deacon. When he was four months old his parents moved to ...

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Dods, Marcus (1834–1909), United Free Church of Scotland minister and biblical scholar, born in Belford vicarage, Northumberland, on 11 April 1834, was the youngest son of the theological writer Marcus Dods (1786–1838) and his wife, Sarah Palliser (d. 1859). On the father's death in 1838 the family moved to ...

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Duns, John (1820–1909), United Free Church of Scotland minister and university teacher, was born in Duns, Berwickshire, on 11 July 1820, son of William Duns and Sarah Allan. He was educated locally before entering Edinburgh University to study medicine. The events that culminated in the Disruption of the ...

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Hastings, James (1852–1922), United Free Church minister and journal editor, was born on 26 March 1852 at Huntly, Aberdeenshire, the second son and fifth child of James Hastings, miller, of the mill of Huntly, and his wife, Hope Ross. He was educated at ...

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Kelman, John (1864–1929), United Free Church of Scotland minister, was born on 20 June 1864 in the Free Church manse, Dundonald, Ayrshire, the only son of John Kelman (1830–1907), minister of Dundonald Free Church of Scotland, and his wife, Margaret Harper Urquhart. His only sister, ...

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Laidlaw, John (1832–1906), United Free Church of Scotland minister and theologian, born at Edinburgh on 7 April 1832, was the only child of Walter Laidlaw and his wife, Margaret Brydon. He was brought up in a strict and traditional family: his ancestors for generations had been sheep farmers, and his parents were members of the strongly Calvinistic ...

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Martin, Alexander (1857–1946), theologian and leader of the United Free Church of Scotland, was born at Panbride, near Carnoustie, Forfarshire, on 25 November 1857, the son of the local Free Church minister, Hugh Martin (bap. 1822, d. 1885), and his wife, Elizabeth Jane Robertson...