Millar Patrick

PATRICK, Millar. b. Ladybank, Fife, 28 June 1868; d. Colinton, Edinburgh, 2 August 1951. The son of a railway fireman, he was educated at Dundee High School and the University of St Andrews (MA 1890). His parents were members of the United Secession Church (part of the United Presbyterian Church: see ‘Synod of Relief hymns*) and Patrick went from St Andrews to Edinburgh United Presbyterian College to train for the ministry (1890-93). When the USC merged with the Free Church of Scotland to create the United Free Church of Scotland, Millar became a minister of that church; and on re-union with the Church of Scotland in 1929 he became a minister of the established church. His charges included...

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