James Gillespie (1722 - 1791)

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About James Gillespie

Biographical Summary

GILLESPIE, JAMES. ?-02/06/1791. Ref: 595. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Very Rev.
  • Profession: Minister of Religion,Theologian.
  • Appointments Held: Licensed Church of Scotland 1745; Minister of several parishes; Principal 1779, St Mary's College, St. Andrews University; Moderator 1779, Church of Scotland General Assembly.
  • Postgraduate Studies: DD.
  • Father: Rev James Gillespie, CS Minister.
  • References: Fasti Eccl. Scot. 7, 1928, 422; Shapin 193.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Notes: Born 1722.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 359

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1722
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1748
December 30, 1748
Age 26
1751
April 10, 1751
Age 29
1772
September 10, 1772
Age 50
1791
June 2, 1791
Age 69