History of Leith, Edinburgh

December 15, 2012

Mr James Fairlie

20 September 1629.—The qlk day the
session and nichtbours being conveined Mr
James fairlie shewe his demissions wes givine
be ye bishop and desyred ye nichtbours and
sessioune to provyd yem selfes of a sufficient
ministerie and ordained for yat caus them to
meit againe morne yat out of yr number
auchteine honest men micht be chosen to
confer and take ye burdeine upon yem for yat
effect.
(Note.—Mr James Fairlie left the second charge
of the church to become Professor of Divinity in
Edinburgh University.)

source-The records of south Leith

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