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Families of ministers

 

Over the area shown on the map, more than one in six of parish ministers in 1800 had (or would soon have) a close family member in Guyana.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Incumbent in 1800

Connection to WI

Guyana

 

Synod of Ross

 

 

 

 

Presbytery of Chanonry

 

 

 

1

Avoch

James Smith

 

 

2

Cromarty

Robert Smith

 

 

3

Killearnan

David Denoon

 

 

4

Knockbain

Roderick ‘Parson Rory’ Mackenzie

 

 

5

Resolis

Robert Arthur

Two sons in Guyana

Yes

6

Rosemarkie

Alexander Wood

Brother Joseph [1770-1811] went to Jamaica. Daughter Sophia married James Fowler of Grange, Jamaica; daughter Anna Baillie married John Watson, Jamaica.

 

 

 

 

2

1

 

Presbytery of Dingwall

 

 

 

7

Alness

Angus Bethune

Yes

Yes

8

Contin

James Dallas

 

 

9

Dingwall

Daniel Rose

 

 

10

Fodderty

Donald Mackenzie

 

 

11

Kilmorack

John Fraser

 

 

12

Kiltearn

Harry Robertson

Yes. Four sons and four grandsons in Guyana.

Yes

13

Urquhart

Charles Calder

 

 

14

Urray

John Downie

Yes - two sons and brother in Guyana

Yes

 

 

 

3

3

 

Presbytery of Tain

 

 

 

15

Edderton

Alexander Munro

 

 

16

Fearn

John Urquhart

 

 

17

Kilmuir Easter

John Matheson

 

 

18

Kincardine

Andrew Gallie

 

 

19

Logie Easter

John Ross

 

 

20

Nigg

Alexander Macadam

Son William H.M. Attorney, Jamaica.

 

21

Rosskeen

Thomas Urquhart

Son of Thomas Urquhart of Kinbeachie. of his children John Clunes Urquhart [1784-99] went to Dominique; Gordon [1788-1808] died at St Croix; James [1794-1823] went to Grenada; and daughter Janet married John Maclean of Carriacou.

 

22

Tain

Angus Mackintosh

 

 

23

Tarbat

William Forbes

 

 

 

 

 

2

0

 

TOTAL FOR SYNOD

 

7

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Synod of Sutherland & Caithness

 

 

 

 

Presbytery of Dornoch

 

 

 

1

Assynt

William Mackenzie

 

 

2

Clyne

Walter Ross

 

 

3

Creich

George Rainy

Yes

Yes

4

Dornoch

John Bethune

Yes

Yes

5

Golspie

William Keith

Yes - 2 sons in Berbice

Yes

6

Kildonan

Alexander Sage

 

 

7

Lairg

Thomas Mackay

 

 

8

Loth

George McCulloch

Yes - sons in Guyana

Yes

9

Rogart

Alexander Urquhart

 

 

 

 

 

4

4

 

Presbytery of Tongue

 

 

 

10

Durness

John Thomson

Of his children: Kenneth [1766-94] died Kingston, Jamaica; Mackay [1784-1803] died Jamaica

 

11

Eddrachilles

Alexander Falconer

 

 

12

Farr

James Dingwall

 

 

13

Tongue

William Mackenzie

Of his children: John [1781-1809] surgeon, died Jamaica.

 

 

 

 

2

0

 

Presbytery of Caithness

 

 

 

14

Bower

William Smith

 

 

15

Canisbay

James Smith

 

 

16

Dunnet

Thomas Jolly

 

 

17

Halkirk

John Cameron

 

 

18

Latheron

Robert Gunn

 

 

19

Olrig

George Mackenzie

 

 

20

Reay

David Mackay

 

 

21

Thurso

Patrick Nicholson

 

 

22

Watten

Joseph Taylor

 

 

23

Wick

William Sutherland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL FOR SYNOD

 

6

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Synod of Glenelg

 

 

 

 

Presbytery of Lochcarron

 

 

 

1

Applecross

John Macqueen

Two sons in Guyana

Yes

2

Gairloch

Daniel Mackintosh

 

 

3

Glenelg

Colin Maciver

 

 

4

Glenshiel

John Macrae

Nephews in Guyana

Yes - but weak connection

5

Kintail

Roderick Morrison

Son William died Demerara; also grandson.

Yes

6

Lochalsh

Alexander Downie

Brothers in Guyana

Yes

7

Lochbroom

Alexander Stronach

 

 

8

Lochcarron

Alexander Mackenzie

 

 

 

 

 

4

4

 

Presbytery of Skye

 

 

 

9

Bracadale

Roderick Macleod

 

 

10

Duirinish

William Bethune

Grandson in Demerara

Yes

11

Kilmuir

Donald Martin

 

 

12

Portree

Alexander Campbell

 

 

13

Sleat

Martin Macpherson

 

 

14

Small Isles

Donald Maclean

 

 

15

Snizort

Malcolm Macleod

 

 

16

Strath

Donald Mackinnon

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

Presbytery of Uist

 

 

 

17

Barra

Edmund Macqueen

Son surgeon in Jamaica

 

18

Benbecula

Alexander Nicolson

 

 

19

Harris

John Macleod

 

 

20

North Uist

Allan Macqueen

 

 

21

St Kilda

Lauchlan Macleod

Son Alexander died in San Domingo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presbytery of Lewis

 

 

 

22

Barvas

Donald Macdonald

 

 

23

Lochs

Alexander Simpson

 

 

24

Stornoway

Colin Mackenzie

 

 

25

Uig

Hugh Munro

 

 

 

 

 

6

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Synod of Moray

 

 

 

 

Presbytery of Strathbogie

 

 

 

1

Bellie

James Gordon

 

 

2

Botriphine

Alexander Angus

Son died Demerara

Yes

3

Cairney

John Findlater

 

 

4

Drimblade

Robert Gordon

 

 

5

Gartly

James Scott

 

 

6

Glass

John Cruickshank

 

 

7

Grange

Francis Forbes

 

 

8

Huntly

Robert Innes

 

 

9

Keith

James Maclean

 

 

10

Marnoch

James Innes

 

 

11

Mortlach

George Grant

 

 

12

Rhynie

James Milne

Son in St Domingo

 

13

Rothiemay

James Simmie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presbytery of Aberlour

 

 

 

14

Aberlour

James Thomson

Son in St Vincent

 

15

Boharm

Patrick Forbes

Son minister in Demerara

Yes

16

Glenlivet

Alexander Innes

 

 

17

Glenrinnes

Alexander Grant

 

 

18

Inveraven

William Spence

 

 

19

Knockando

Francis Grant

 

 

20

Rothes

George Cruickshank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presbytery of Abernethy

 

 

 

21

Abernethy

John Grant

 

 

22

Alvie

John Gordon

 

 

23

Cromdale

Grigor Grant

 

 

24

Duthil

Patrick Grant

 

 

25

Kingussie

John Anderson

 

 

26

Kirkmichael

John Grant

 

 

27

Laggan

James Grant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presbytery of Elgin

 

 

 

28

Alves

William Macbean

 

 

29

Birnie

Joseph Anderson

 

 

30

Drainie

Lewis Gordon

 

 

31

Duffus

John Reid

 

 

32

Elgin

William Gordon

Son died in St Vincent

 

33

Elgin (jnr charge)

John Grant

 

 

34

Pluscarden

Lachlan Macpherson

 

 

35

St Andrews

William Leslie

Son died Bermuda

 

36

Speymouth

James Gillan

 

 

37

Spynie

Alexander Brown

Son Gordon, MD, died Demerara

Yes

38

Urquhart

William Gordon

 

 

 

 

 

3

1

 

Presbytery of Forres

 

 

 

39

Dallas

Richard Rose

 

 

40

Dyke

John Dunbar

 

 

41

Edinkillie

David Miln

 

 

42

Forres

John Macdonnell

 

 

43

Kinloss

John Hoyes

2 sons in West Indies

 

44

Rafford

William Stephen

 

 

 

 

 

1

0

 

Presbytery of Nairn

 

 

 

45

Ardclach

David Mitchell

 

 

46

Ardersier

Pryse Campbell

 

 

47

Auldearn

John Paterson

 

 

48

Cawdor

Alexander Grant

 

 

49

Croy

Hugh Calder

 

 

50

Nairn

John Morrison

 

 

 

 

 

0

0

 

Presbytery of Inverness

 

 

 

51

Boleskine

William Fraser

 

 

52

Daviot

Alexander Gordon

 

 

53

Dores

John McGillican

 

 

54

Inverness 1

Patrick Grant

 

 

55

Inverness 2

Alexander Fraser

 

 

56

Inverness 3

Alexander Rose

 

 

57

Kiltarlity

John Fraser

 

 

58

Kirkhill

Alexander Fraser

Son died Berbice

Yes

59

Moy

Hugh Mackay

 

 

60

Petty

William Smith

 

 

61

Urquhart

James Fowler

Son in Demerara

Yes

 

 

 

10

5