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Alexander Carlyle, Min. of Inveresk

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland
Death: August 25, 1805 (83)
Place of Burial: East Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of William Carlyle, Min. of Prestonpans and Janet Robeson

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About Alexander Carlyle, Min. of Inveresk

Biographical Summary

CARLYLE, ALEXANDER. 26/01/1722-25/08/1805. Ref: 277. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Very Rev.
  • Place of Birth: Prestonpans, East Lothian.
  • Place of interment: Inveresk Churchyard, East Lothian.
  • Profession: Minister of Religion.
  • Appointments Held: 1748-1805 Minister of Inveresk; Moderator 1770, Church of Scotland General Assembly.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MA(Edinburgh 1743), Glasgow and Leyden Universities.
  • Postgraduate Studies: DD.
  • Marital Status: Married (1760) Mary Roddan d.1804.
  • Father: Rev William Carlyle, Minister of Prestonpans, Midlothian.
  • References: DNB 9, 1887, 106-8; Trans Roy Soc Edinb, ii, Appendix 77-80; Fasti Eccles. Scot. 1, 1915, p.326; "Autobiography of the Rev. Dr. Alexander Carlyle" Edinburgh. and London. 1860, 576pp.; Shapin 85; W P Anderson 1931, 711.
  • Memberships: Edinburgh Select Society.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Notes: Soubriquet "Jupiter" Carlyle.
  • 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 164

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January 26, 1722
Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland
August 25, 1805
Age 83
East Lothian, Scotland