Rev. John Bisset 1749

  • 1692 – Born at New Deer Aberdeenshire (father Patrick Bisset)
  • Educated at Marischal College
  • 1716 – Licensed by Presbytery of Aberdeen
  • 1717 – Minister at New Machar
  • 1717 – 30th October  Married Agnes Pirrie (11 Children)
  • 1728 – Minister at East St Nicholas, Aberdeen
  • 1728 – September, presented by the Town Council
  • 1728 – November, translated and admitted
  • 1749 – Appointed 7th Patron to the Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen
  • 1716 – Died 2nd November

A man of many controversies, and regarded as founder of the Secession in Aberdeen.