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TITLE
A. MacGregor, West Church, died 1881
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_358
PLACENAME
unidentified
PERIOD
1860s; 1870s; 1880s
CREATOR
Cook
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11342
KEYWORDS
churches
clergy
literature
publishing
A. MacGregor, West Church, died 1881

The Rev. Alexander MacGregor became minister of West Church, Inverness, in 1853.

He was born in 1806 at Glengairn, Aberdeenshire, where his father, the Rev. Robert MacGregor, was a missionary. He entered the University of Aberdeen in 1818, aged 12, and became a notable scholar.

He succeeded his father as minister of Kilmuir, Skye, in 1844 and wrote the entry for that parish in the New Statistical Account. He wrote extensively in Gaelic on many subjects including Highland history, traditions, language and literature. He published articles in The Celtic Magazine, The Gael, The Highlander, and The Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness. His books include The Life of Flora MacDonald and The Heroine of the '45


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A. MacGregor, West Church, died 1881

1860s; 1870s; 1880s

churches; clergy; literature; publishing

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

The Rev. Alexander MacGregor became minister of West Church, Inverness, in 1853.<br /> <br /> He was born in 1806 at Glengairn, Aberdeenshire, where his father, the Rev. Robert MacGregor, was a missionary. He entered the University of Aberdeen in 1818, aged 12, and became a notable scholar.<br /> <br /> He succeeded his father as minister of Kilmuir, Skye, in 1844 and wrote the entry for that parish in the New Statistical Account. He wrote extensively in Gaelic on many subjects including Highland history, traditions, language and literature. He published articles in The Celtic Magazine, The Gael, The Highlander, and The Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness. His books include The Life of Flora MacDonald and The Heroine of the '45 <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.