Clunie, John (c. 1757–1819), Church of Scotland minister and songwriter, was educated for the Church of Scotland and licensed by the presbytery of Edinburgh on 29 December 1784. He then became schoolmaster at Markinch, Fife, where possessing a fine voice and some musical skill he acted as precentor in the parish church. In 1790 he was presented by the ...
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Park, John (1804–1865), Church of Scotland minister and composer, was born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, on 14 January 1804, the son of John Park of the White Hart inn and Old Tontine Hotel, and his wife, Mary Weir. He attended school in Greenock and ...