Free Church of Scotland (1843-:)
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1864 to
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, noted as being 'Bought at St Columb, Cornwall, 30 Nov[ember] 1864 pr[ice] 2/3'. The back inside cover contains a note probably collected as part of excise duties which reads 'Rod[erick] MacPhie Mast of boat 21.8 [-] 1.2½ [-]'. The notebook contains one insertion. The majority of the notebook contains lore relating to Miùlaigh/Mingulay mostly collected from Roderick MacNeil, crofter, aged 88, known as Ruairidh an Rùma. Roderick MacNeil also...
Dates: 1864 to
Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 15 July 1870 to 19 October 1871
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, inscribed on the inside cover with 'Alexander A Carmichael Inland Revenue Lochmaddy N[orth] Uist 15/7 1870 Note Book No 8'. The majority of this notebook contains material collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay from the MacDonalds at Paible House, Mor or Marion MacQueen and Donald MacKinnon including notes on the island's archaeology, local history and geographical changes, with stories of how coastal erosion revealed burial sites and renditions of the...
Dates: 15 July 1870 to 19 October 1871
Free Church of Scotland to Treasurer, 13 Aug 1923
Scope and Contents Free Church of Scotland to Treasurer, Royal Edinburgh Asylum agreeing to continue loan of £18,000.
Dates: 13 Aug 1923
Journal account of a trip to the Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis including archaeological notes, January 1866
Scope and Contents Journal account of a trip to the Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis including a description of the standing stones at Callanish [Calanais], telling how local people call them 'Na Tursachain' and 'na Fir bhreige' adding 'They make out that they cannot be counted'. He also describes another stone circle nearby at Gearradh na h-abhine [Gearraidh na h-Aibhne/Garynahine] as 'a circle within a circle' and names some of the island's other stone circles: Taigh nan Druiean at Grimartaidh and Gleann sagairt...
Dates: January 1866
List of books to be divided between the Free Church and the United Free Church, 1900-1909
Scope and Contents List of books at New College Library to be divided between the Free Church of Scotland and the United Free Church of Scotland following their split in 1900.
Medical Buildings Time Capsule
Identifier: EUA GD5
Scope and Contents Note written by William Turnbull contating details about him, his wife Cecilia, and Thomas Wilkie, which describes their idea, along with three cuttings taken from The Scotsman. One includes an item on Popery in the Highlands by John Stuart Blackie, with a related poem on the establishment of Fort Augustus. Another reports weather conditions. The third includes coverage of a meeting of the Free Church Presbytery in Edinburgh.
Minuted memorials, 1891-1894
Identifier: BAI 5/7
Scope and Contents 3 extracts from minutes of parts of the Free Church in memory of John Baillie (1829-1891).
Papers of John Baillie, 1900-1964
Identifier: BAI 1
Scope and Contents school and university notes; awards and achievements; lectures, addresses and broadcasts; sermons and prayers; manuscripts of published works; papers relating to the World Council of Churches, British Council of Churches, General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and other organisations; personal and professional correspondence
Papers relating to John Baillie, Free Church minister, Gairloch, c1880-1894
Identifier: BAI 5
Scope and Contents The papers relating to John Baillie, Free Church minister, Gairloch, consist of:
- legal papers
- religious texts
- theological notes
Satirical broadside on silk entitled "Fr_E TR_N Theatre, H_LMH_D Street", 1849
Item — Box: CLX-A-1702
Scope and Contents Satirical broadside printed on silk advertising the trial of the Rev. James Macbeth as though it were a popular play. Macbeth, preacher in the Norfolk Street Free Church in Laurieston, Glasgow, was accused by several women of indecent treatment, though eventually, after the case was appealed all the way to the General Assembly, found not guilty by the Free Church.