Ian Pitt-Watson

PITT-Watson, Ian Robertson. b. Dalmuir, Glasgow, 15 October 1923; d. Westminster, London, 11 January 1995. He was the son of a Church of Scotland minister, James Pitt-Watson, who became Moderator of the Church of Scotland. Ian was educated at Dollar Academy and Edinburgh University, before training for the ministry at New College, Edinburgh. After ordination as assistant minister at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh (1950-52) he was appointed chaplain to the University of Aberdeen (1952-58), before becoming minister at the parish church of St James, Forfar (1958-61), followed by New Kilpatrick, Bearsden, near Glasgow (1961-71). In 1971 he was appointed Professor of Practical Theology at the...

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