Crombie, James (1730–1790), non-subscribing Presbyterian minister and founder of the Belfast Academy, was born on 4 December 1730 at Perth, the eldest son of James Crambie, mason, and his wife, May Johnstoun. In 1748 he matriculated at St Andrews, and he graduated MA in 1752. He studied for a short time at ...
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Guild, William (1586–1657), Church of Scotland minister and benefactor, was born in Aberdeen, the son of Matthew Guild, an armourer and member of the Corporation of Hammermen; he had three sisters, Jean Guild, Christian, and Margaret. An early student at Marischal College, Aberdeen...
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Johnston, David (1734–1824), Church of Scotland minister and benefactor, was born on 26 April 1734 at the manse, Arngask, Fife, the second son of John Johnston (d. 1746), minister of that parish, and his second wife, Margaret Brown (d. 1768), daughter of the ...
Richard B. Sher
Tullidelph, Thomas (d. 1777), Church of Scotland minister and a founder and first principal of United College, St Andrews University, was the son of John Tullidelph (d. 1714), minister of Dunbarney, Perthshire, and his second wife, Katherine Rankine. He probably attended St Andrews University...
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Williams, Daniel (c. 1643–1716), Presbyterian minister and benefactor, was born at Wrexham, Denbighshire, but the identity of his father is unknown. His mother was probably a daughter of Hugh Davies of Wrexham, grandfather of Stephen Davies (d. 1739), minister at Banbury, whom ...