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Robertson, William (1705–1783), theological writer and schoolmaster  

M. A. Stewart

Robertson, William (1705–1783), theological writer and schoolmaster, was born on 16 October 1705 in Dublin, the son of a Scottish-born linen manufacturer and his wife, Diana Allen, 'of a very reputable family in the Bishoprick of Durham' (Disney, 746). He did not start school until he was twelve because of poor health and weak eyesight. When ...

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Turnbull, George (1698–1748), theologian and teacher  

Paul Wood

Turnbull, George (1698–1748), theologian and teacher, was born on 11 July 1698 in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, the third of nine children of the minister George Turnbull the elder (1657–1744) and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander Glass of Sauchie. He entered the University of Edinburgh...