Balmain, Alexander


Student United College 1757-1761 b,s,t,m M.A. 4.5.1761 (Ternar) Foundation bursar UC Min. 7.11.1758.

Student St Mary’s College 1761-1763.


Said to be born Edinburgh c. 1740 but not found Old Parochial Registers of Scotland (OPR) or International Genealogical Index (now FamilySearch).


Licensed for Virginia 1772. Tutor to Lee family 1772. [Teacher]

Also at Edinburgh University.

Minister Augusta parish 1773 - 1775. Chaplain to 13th Virginia Regt. during Revolution [U.S.A.]. Minister Frederick parish 1785 - 1820 (died ).


[Died 1820.]


  • G. Fothergill, List of emigrant ministers to America 1690-1811 (London, 1904) p18
  • W.W. Manross, Fulham papers in Lambeth Palace Library (Oxford, 1965) p310
  • D. Dobson, Dir. Scot. Settlers in Nth America ii p7