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TITLE
Evicted Free Church congregation at Petty
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_335
PLACENAME
Petty, Inverness
DISTRICT
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Petty
DATE OF IMAGE
1900
PERIOD
1900s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11323
KEYWORDS
Free Church of Scotland
Presbyterianism
United Free Church of Scotland
United Presbyterian Church
Evicted Free Church congregation at Petty

In 1900 the Free Church joined with the United Presbyterian Church to become the United Free Church (UFC). This was masterminded by Robert Rainy, Principal and Professor of Historical Theology at the New College, Edinburgh. A legal battle ensued over the rights to the Free Church's patrimony which ended with the Law Lords ruling that those who joined the UFC were no longer entitled to benefit from the assets and patronage of the Free Church. This left many congregations without a church building or manse


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Evicted Free Church congregation at Petty

INVERNESS: Petty

1900s

Free Church of Scotland; Presbyterianism; United Free Church of Scotland; United Presbyterian Church

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

In 1900 the Free Church joined with the United Presbyterian Church to become the United Free Church (UFC). This was masterminded by Robert Rainy, Principal and Professor of Historical Theology at the New College, Edinburgh. A legal battle ensued over the rights to the Free Church's patrimony which ended with the Law Lords ruling that those who joined the UFC were no longer entitled to benefit from the assets and patronage of the Free Church. This left many congregations without a church building or manse <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.