Andrew Hunter (1743 - 1809)

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Birthplace: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Managed by: Margaret Buchanan
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About Andrew Hunter

Biographical Summary

Hunter of Barjarg, Andrew. ?-22/04/1809. Ref: 773. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Very Rev.
  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh.
  • Place of Death: New Street, Edinburgh.
  • Place of interment: Canongate Churchyard, Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Minister of Religion.
  • Appointments Held: Licensed 1767 Edinburgh; 1770 Minister, New Church, Dumfries; 1779 New Greyfriars, 1786 Tron, Edinburgh; Joint Professor 1779-1787, Professor 1787-1809, Divinity, Edinburgh University; Moderator 1792 CS General Asssembly.
  • Schools and Tutors: High School, Edinburgh.
  • Undergraduate Studies: Edinburgh University, University of Utrecht.
  • Postgraduate Studies: DD (Hon Edinburgh 1779).
  • Marital Status: Married (1779) Hon. Marion Schaw, daughter of Lord Napier.
  • Mother: Grizel Maxwell.
  • Father: Andrew Hunter of Park, WS.
  • Other Family: Cousin of James William Hunter of Thurston FRSE d.1845.
  • References: DNB 28, 1891, 284; Fasti Eccl. Scot. 1, 1915, 137; S Devlin-Thorp Scotland's Cultural Heritage 2, 1981, 50; W P Anderson 1931, 539-40.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Notes: Born 1743.
  • 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 464

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Very Rev Andrew Hunter of Barjarg's Timeline

1743
1743
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1781
March 6, 1781
Age 38
1783
May 28, 1783
Age 40
1784
June 15, 1784
Age 41
1785
July 30, 1785
Age 42
1788
November 1, 1788
Age 45
1793
November 2, 1793
Age 50
1809
April 21, 1809
Age 66
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
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Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland