Rev. Dr. John Murray 1836

Rev John Murray
  • 1784 – Born in Insch
  • Educated at Insch Parish School, Aberdeen Grammar School
  • 1806 – Gained MA at Marischal College
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Was Tutor to the family of Sir James Naysmith of Posso, Peebleshire.
  • 1811 – Licensed by Presbytery of Peebles
  • Assistant at St Andrew’s Parish Church, Dundee
  • 1816 – Ordained to Trinity Chapel, Aberdeen
  • 1828 – Translated to newly built North Church, Aberdeen
  • 1843 – Joined Free Church
  • 1843 – Minister North Free Church until 1861
  • 1856 – Gained D.D. at Marischal College

It would seem that he ceased to be Patron when he joined the Free Church.