Rev. Thomas Guthrie

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Rev Dr Thomas Anstey Guthrie, DD

Also Known As: "Min. of St John's"
Birthplace: Brechin, Angus (Forfarshire), Scotland (United Kingdom)
Death: February 24, 1873 (69)
St. Leronards-on-Sea, East Sussex, England (United Kingdom)
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of David Guthrie, Provost of Brechin and Clementina Guthrie (Cay)
Husband of Anne Guthrie
Father of David Kelly Guthrie; Christina Welsh; James Guthrie; Patrick Guthrie; Clemantina Guthrie and 6 others
Brother of William Guthrie; Major John Guthrie; David Guthrie; Elizabeth Guthrie; Helen Guthrie and 7 others

Occupation: Free church of Scotland
Managed by: Private User
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About Rev. Thomas Guthrie

Guthrie DNA Project Designation: Guthrie Family Group 17
Haplogroup: R-M269 (No deep clade SNP testing yet)
Geni Y-DNA Linked: No
Refer to Guthrie Genealogy: Guthrie Ancestry and Genetic Genealogy


GUTHRIE, THOMAS. 12/07/1803-24/02/1873. Ref: 657. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Very Rev.
  • Place of Birth: Brechin, Angus.
  • Place of Death: St Leonard's-on-Sea, Susex.
  • Place of interment: Grange Cemy. Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Minister of Religion, Philanthropist.
  • Appointments Held: Minister, Arbirlot 1830-; Old Greyfriars Church 1837-, St John's 1840-, Free St John's 1844-64, Edinburgh; Moderator 1862, Free Church of Scotland General Assembly.
  • Undergraduate Studies: University of Edinburgh 1815-25.
  • Postgraduate Studies: DD Edinburgh 1849).
  • Marital Status: Married (1830).
  • Family: Son Charles John Guthrie, Lord Guthrie FRSE 1849-1920.
  • Father: David Guthrie, trader and banker in Brechin.
  • References: DNB 23, 1890, 380-2; Annual Register, 1873, part2, 128; Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 8, 1872-5, 273-8; W P Anderson 1931, 725.
  • Date of Election: 20/04/1868.
  • Proposers: Alexander Keith Johnston (Billet 16/3/1868).
  • 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 396

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Rev. Thomas Guthrie's Timeline

July 12, 1803
Brechin, Angus (Forfarshire), Scotland (United Kingdom)
August 9, 1831
Arbirlot, Angus, Scotland (United Kingdom)
May 31, 1833
Arbirlot, Angus, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Angus, Scotland (United Kingdom)
October 1, 1836
Arbirlot, Angus (Forfarshire), Scotland (United Kingdom)
June 28, 1839
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (United Kingdom)
June 28, 1841
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (United Kingdom)
March 10, 1846
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (United Kingdom)