Gillespie,Thomas

Education

Professor of Humanity 12.12.1835-11.9.1844 (Assistant and successor from 21.2.1824).

Birth/childhood

Born 21.2.1778 son of John Gillespie in Dunsgate, Closeburn and Margaret Watson.

Career

Educated at Edinburgh University - divinity student 1805-1809.

Licensed by Stranraer presbytery 4.1.1810.

Minister at Cults 1813-1828.

LL.D. Glasgow 1824.

Professor of Humanity 12.12.1835-11.9.1844 (Assistant and successor from 21.2.1824). [St Andrews University] [University professor]

Publications

The seasons contemplated in the spirit of the Gospel: six sermons, by the Rev. Thomas Gillespie, Minister of Cults. (Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1822)

Death

Died 11.9.1844.

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