John Inglis, Min. of Old Greyfriars, Edinburgh

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John Inglis, Min. of Old Greyfriars, Edinburgh

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Son of Hary Inglis of Exmagirdle, Min. of Forteviot and Mary Bryce
Husband of Maria Moxham Passmore
Father of Harry Maxwell Inglis of Loganbank, WS; Rt Hon John, of Glencorse, Lord President of the Court of Session and Mary Jane Inglis

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About John Inglis, Min. of Old Greyfriars, Edinburgh

Biographical Summary

"John Inglis, born 1762, youngest son of Harry I., min. of Forteviot ; educated at Univ. of Edinburgh ; licen. by Fresb. of Perth 28th Sept. 1785; ord. to Tibbermore 20th July 1786 ; pres. by the Town Council 3rd July, trans, and adm. 17th Oct. 1799; D.D. (Edinburgh, March 1804); Moderator of the General Assembly 17th May following ; one of the Deans of the Chapel Royal 23rd Feb. 1810 ; died 2nd Jan. 1834. He had great weight in the councils of the Church, and was sometime leader of the Moderate party. In personal appearance he was stately and commanding. Through his influence the General Assembly, on 27th May 1824, agreed to appoint a committee for Foreign Missions. He was the first convener, and did much to forward its interests. He marr. 16th Oct. 1798, Maria Moxham Passmore, who died 12th Jan. 1864, aged 87, and had issue —

  • Harry, of Loganbank, W.S., born 25th May 1800, died 7th May 1883 ;
  • Abraham Passmore, an officer in the army, born 14th Jan. 1803 ;
  • William Bryce, born 30th Aug. 1806, died 1808 ;
  • The Right Hon. John, of Glencorse, Lord President of the Court of Session, born 21st Aug. 1810, died 20th Aug. 1891 ;
  • Mary Jane, born 7th Dec. 1804 (marr. Dr John Mackenzie of Eilanreach)."

SOURCE: Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. VII, page 42

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