GORDON, ANDREW [SSNE 1054]

Surname
GORDON, GORDIUS
First name
ANDREW, ANDREAS

Text source

Scottish minister Andrew Gordon is mentioned in Moscow in 1636. A Scottish 'pastor' was recorded in Moscow in the 1650's. He is named as Andreas Gordius which Cross believes may be, and in all probability is, Andrew Gordon.

 

A. G. Cross, By the Banks of the Neva (Cambridge, 1997), p.92; Manuscripts, upon Papyrus, Vellum, and Paper, in Various Languages. A Catalogue […] from the Libraries of […] William, Lord Berwick [et al.] (Thomas Thorpe, bookseller, London, 1843), supplement, p. 3.

This entry was kindly updated by Dr Thomas Brochard.

Service record

RUSSIA, MOSCOW
Departed 1659-12-31
Capacity PASTOR, purpose ECCLESIASTICAL