Cook, David

Education

Student United College 1838-1839 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1839-1840 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Log. 1841-1842 Ethics; Lat. 2; Math. 1. Madras bursar.

Birth/childhood

Born 1.10.1824 son of Joseph Cook, bookseller, St Andrews and Isabella Girdwood.

Career

Also at Glasgow Theological Hall 1842 - 1845.

Congregational minister at Peterhead 1845 - 1847. Lindsay St., Dundee [Lindsay Street Dundee] 1847 -1872. Hanover St., Glasgow [Hanover Street, Glasgow] 1872 - 1877. Went to U.S.A. for a short time. Joined U.P. Church. Minister Mossvale U.P., Paisley [Mossvale United Presbyterian presbytery] c. 1879 - 1887 (resigned).

Death

Died 25.5.1888 at Glasgow.

Sources

  • Dundee Y’bk 1888
  • Old Dundee Exhib. 1892/93 No 664
  • Ross p259
  • Monumental inscription St Andrews Cathedral burial ground
  • Births Reg. St Andrews
  • St Andrews Citizen 2.6.1888
  • Surman Index Online
  • R. Small, History of the congregations of the United Presbyterian Church 1733-1900
  • W.D. McNaughton, The Scottish Congregational ministry 1794-1993 (Glasgow, 1993)