Campbell, John


Student United College Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1819-1820 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Log. (Ternar). Luminator Humanity class, 1818. D.D. 20.2.1841.


Born 5.10.1794 son of Alexander Campbell, surgeon, Kirriemuir. [Doctor]


Also at Glasgow University.

Ordained Independent minister 1827. Minister in Ayrshire 1827 - 1829. Tabernacle, Moorfields 1829 - 1865.

Publications. Established and carried various Christian newspapers [The Patriot, Christian Witness, Christian's Penny Magazine, and British Banner].

The Martyr of Erromanga (London: John Snow, 1842)

Memoirs of David Nasmith (London: John Snow, 1844)

John Angell James: a Review of his History, Character, Eloquence, and Literary Labours... (London: John Snow, 1860)


Died 26.3.1867.


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  • Men of the Time
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