Robert Rolland, Min. of Culross

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Robert Rolland, Min. of Culross

Birthplace: Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of John Rolland and Jean Hunter
Husband of Antonietta Rolland
Father of Adam Rolland of Gask, WS; John Rolland; Robert Rolland; Marion Rolland and Jean Rolland
Brother of Jannet Rolland; Katherine Rolland and Isabel Rolland

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Robert Rolland, Min. of Culross

Biographical Summary

"Robert Rolland, born 25th May 1728, son of John R., maltster, and bailie of Culross ; licen. by Presb. of Dunfermline 5th Aug. 1752 ; ord. to Second Charge 18th July 1754 ; pres. by the Trustees of Charles Cochrane of Culross and adm. 1st Nov. 1758 ; died 11th Dec. 1815. He marr. 3rd May 1759, Antonetta (died 5th May 1774), daugh. of Adam Rolland of Gask and Luscar, W.S., and had issue —

  • John, captain 7th Bengal Native Infantry, born 18th Feb. 1760, died at Futtyghur, Bengal, India, 19th Sept. 1801
  • Adam, born 17th July 1763, afterwards of Gask, Principal Clerk of Session, whose son, Adam R. of Gask, was father of Susan R., wife of Robert Rainy, D.D., Principal of U.F. College, Edinburgh
  • Robert, born 25th Jan. 1765, died 3rd March 1775
  • Jean, born 13th Dec. 1766, died 24th Sept. 1772
  • Marion, born 23rd Dec. 1768, died 13th June 1799."

SOURCE: Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. V, page 17

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Robert Rolland, Min. of Culross's Timeline

May 25, 1728
Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
May 28, 1728
Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
February 18, 1760
Age 31
Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
July 17, 1763
Age 35
Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
January 25, 1765
Age 36
Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
Age 37
Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
Age 39
Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
December 11, 1815
Age 87