The History of Leith

September 14, 2010

The Thomas Guthrie Memorial


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(c) John Arthur


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Thomas Guthrie D.D. (1803–1873) was a Scottish divine and philanthropist, born at Brechin in Angus (at that time also called Forfarshire). He was one of the most popular preachers of his day in Scotland, and was associated with many forms of philanthropy – especially temperance and Ragged Schools, of which he was a founder. for more click here

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