Johnston, William


Student United College 1842-1843 Gk. 1; Lat. 1 1843-1844 Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 1 1844-1845 Lat. 2; Math. 2; Log. 1845-1846 Gk. 2; Math. 3; Ethics. Bayne bursar, 1842-1844.


Baptised 29.3.1829 son of John Johnston, U.P. minister [United Presbyterian minister], Leslie and Janet Oswald. [Minister]


Also at U.P. Theological Hall [United Presbyterian Theological Hall] 1846-1852.

Licensed by Kirkcaldy U.P. presbytery [Kirkcaldy United Presbyterian presbytery] 1852.

U.P. Minister [United Presbyterian minister] Leslie 1853-1863. Alexandria 1863-1872 (resigned). Took charge of stations at Cobbinshaw and Wamphray, but finally resigned in 1893. Resided in London. [Minister]



Died 3.3.1909.


  • UYUC400:10.11.1842, 26.12.1844
  • UYUY605:1909
  • United College prize list
  • Edinburgh, New College, G. Brown, Annals of the Divinity Hall of the Secession Church of Scotland...(?1869) Manuscript UPC3
  • R. Small, History of the congregations of the United Presbyterian Church 1733-1900. 2v. (Edinburgh, 1904)