Am Baile: highland history and cultureHighland Council logo

The Very Reverend Alexander Augustin Donald Mackenzie

The Very Reverend Alexander Augustin Donald Mackenzie

Larger picture

Print this page

Email a friend

Make a Comment

Add to Scrapbook

Share

CONTRIBUTOR: St Andrew's Cathedral, Inverness
COLLECTION NAME: St Andrew's Cathedral, Inverness

Alexander Mackenzie attended theological college in Durham, before serving as Deacon and then Priest in Leicester. He came to Inverness in 1911 as Precentor and Assistant Priest of St Andrew's Cathedral, becoming Provost on the retirement of Provost Mitchell-Innes in 1918. He is by far the longest-serving Provost of the Cathedral, being in post for over 30 years.

In retirement he was made an Honorary Canon of the Cathedral and he went to live at Kinellan Lodge, Strathpeffer, but, aged 92, moved back to Inverness. He died in a nursing home in Inverness in 1969, and was buried some six weeks after D. E. Roberts, the Cathedral Organist whom he had appointed in 1920, and who had served for 46 years in that post.



IDENTIFIER: PC_STAND_CATH_040


Some other items in this collection...



Inverness Cathedral Choir with Robert Clark, 1890

Inverness Cathedral Choir with Robert Clark, 1890

The Chapel, Eden Court, Inverness

The Chapel, Eden Court, Inverness

Bishop Andrew Macfarlane (re-import)

Bishop Andrew Macfarlane (re-import)

Inverness Cathedral Choir, Lent 1987

Inverness Cathedral Choir, Lent 1987





Copyright © 2003 - 2014 Am Baile/The Gaelic Village