Couper, David


Student United College 1823-1824 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1824-1825 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. Jun.; Log. 1825-1826 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. 2; Ethics 1826-1827 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Physics. (Ternar). D.D. 11.2.1871.


Born 17.12.1809 son of John Couper, weaver in Pittencrief, Dunfermline and Isabel Faichney.


Also at Edinburgh University - divinity student 1827-1831.

Licensed by Dunfermline presbytery 1831.

Minister at Burntisland 1834 - 1843. Burntisland Free Church 1843 - 20.3.1882 (died).


Dying in the Lord: being the substance of two discourses, preached in the Free Church of Burntisland: on the Sabbath after the funeral of Thomas Chalmers. (Edinburgh: J. Johnstone, 1847)


[Died 20.3.1882.]


  • Chalmers, Class list, New College CHA6.14.1-4
  • Births Reg. Dunfermline
  • Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae
  • W. Ewing, Annals of the Free Church of Scotland 1843-1900 (Edinburgh, 1914)