McNEIL (sometimes McNeill), Duncan. b. Glasgow, 15 February 1877; d. Glasgow, 28 January 1933. McNeil was a travelling Scottish evangelist, based in Glasgow. He continued to live there, apart from a visit to the USA in 1927-30, where he was associated with Kimball Avenue United Evangelical Church, Chicago (1928-30).
McNeil published Duncan McNeil’s Hymn Book (London and Glasgow: Pickering and Inglis, n.d., but dated 1923 in British Library Catalogue). It is said to include ‘Song Testimonies’ and ‘Pilgrim Songs’, which were presumably earlier productions by him. According to the prefatory note, ‘80,000 copies of “Song Testimonies” and “Pilgrim Songs” hymn books and leaflets have now been...
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