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A Brief History of Dornoch Free Church

A Brief History of Dornoch Free Church

Date Added: 20 October 2012 Year: 1992 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2012_045_02 | Picture No: 11369

Booklet entitled 'A Brief History of Dornoch Free Church' by William Murray containing 40 pages . The booklet is in five Parts - I 'Our Desire for the Church' by C H Spurgeon and the remainder by William Murray II 'Walking in the Old Ways', III 'The Conflicts of the Scottish Church', IV 'Dornoch Free Church' and V Appendices. The cover has a monochrome photograph of the Dornoch Free Church.

Dimensions: A5


Hello. I would like to know the dates of Rev. G. R. Kennedy's pastorate in Dornoch. Was he the minister there as early as 1830, and would he have still been there (as an emeritus perhaps)forty years later in 1870?

Comment left on 18 December 2012 at 18:45 by James Rohrer Thank you for your comment and query. The Rev. George Rainy Kennedy was ordained as a Minister in 1837 and was one of the Ministers, along with his father, Rev. Angus Kennedy, at Dornoch Cathedral. He left the Church of Scotland and joined the Free Church in 1843 during the Disruption and was Minister of the Free Church until around 1892. He died in 1899. Administrator
Hello. I take it this is just an archive and there are no copies available for sale? Also is there any information available on the United Free Church at Dornoch/surrounding area? My grandmother’s family were Dornoch Free church, however her banns were United Free church. She was married at the Grand Hotel at Brora. Comment left on 12 February 2024 at 12:52 by Fiona McKay You would be more than welcome to come into the museum to see the booklet but I am afraid that we do have any copies on sale. Please contact curator@historylinks.org.uk if you would like to make an appointment.
For more information about the United Free Church you might try contacting the United Free Church of Scotland https://www.ufcos.org.uk/contact/ or https://www.highlifehighland.com/highland-archive-centre/
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