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CodeNA9201
Person NameBlair; William; minister of Dunblane United Presbyterian Church
SurnameBlair
ForenamesWilliam
Epithetminister of Dunblane United Presbyterian Church
ActivityWilliam Blair (fl 1847-1892) was the third minister of Dunblane United Presbyterian Congregation. He was previously called to Whitby, Yorkshire, and was ordained at Dunblane on 16 April 1856. Despite calls to Glasgow and to Blantyre, he chose to remain at Dunblane. In 1879 he received the degree of Doctor of Divinity from the University of St. Andrew's. In 1884 he was chosen one of the Clerks of Synodand in 1898 was selected as Moderator. He wrote the 'Outline of the History and Doctine of the United Presbyterian Church' as well as the memorial 'Centenery of Dunblane Congregation'.
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