Record

CodeNA10891
Dates1953-
Person NameLundie and Muirhead of Liff Kirk Session; 1953-; Presbytery of Dundee
EpithetPresbytery of Dundee
ActivityThe parishes of Lundie and Fowlis Easter were joined on 31 January 1618 as Fowlis and Liff. On 7 June 1953 they were disjoined when Fowlis united with Liff and Benvie under the name of Fowlis and Liff. The parishes of Lundie and Muirhead and Fowlis and Liff were linked on 17 May 1995 .The church of Lundie and Muirhead of Liff is in the Presbytery of Dundee, which was in the synod of Angus and Mearns until the abolition of synods in 1992.LundieThe medieval church of Lundie was dedicated to St Laurence and belonged to the Priory of St Andrews. It was rebuilt in 1846 and restored in 1892.Muirhead of LiffAt the Disruption in 1843 a Free congregation was formed in the parish of Liff. They initially worshipped in a tent until a church was built in 1843. The manse was altered and enlarged in 1890. Liff Free church became Liff United Free in 1900 and Muirhead of Liff in 1929.Lundie and Muirhead of LiffAfter the union of Lundie and Muirhead of Liff in 1953, the minister of Muirhead and Liff became minister of the new congregation. Both church buildings continued to be used for worship.See 'The Kirks of Dundee Presbytery, 1558-1999', by Ian McCraw, (Friends of Dundee City Archives Publication 3, 2000).
Corporate NameLundie and Muirhead of Liff Kirk Session
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