Walter Chalmers Smith

SMITH, Walter Chalmers. b. Aberdeen, 5 December 1824; d. Kinbuck, near Dunblane, 19 September 1908. He was educated at Aberdeen Grammar School and the University of Aberdeen (MA 1841), followed by training for the ministry at New College, Edinburgh. He was ordained as pastor of the Free Church of Scotland, Chadwell Street, Islington, London, in 1850, subsequently serving as minister of Orwell Free Church, Milnathort, Kinross-shire (1854-58), Roxburgh Free Church, Edinburgh (1858-62) and the Free Tron Church, Glasgow (1862-76), before becoming minister of the Free High Church, Edinburgh (1876-96). He was elected Moderator of the (Jubilee) General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland in...

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