In the meantime, however, the people of Arroquhar wanted rid of McLachlan, possibly because of neglect of duty on his part, and they brought a libel against their minister. November, Although not dated, a copy of this article was reprinted in the Helensburgh and Gareloch Times in January, and was later reprinted as a pamphlet which was sold in aid of the Church Fabric Fund.
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This lady also bequeathed the sum of merks Scots to purchase a bell for the kirk of Arroquhar, reao also merks Scots for behoof of the poor of the parish. He had been severely reprimanded and left in an angry mood. In proportion as it lost its influence, the manners of the people changed to the better.
December of the same year, and was settled in Comrie in Perhaps the last sentences of the First Statistical reveal Mr Gillespie's nature: "The sale of the estate iwth Arroquhar, which happened some years ago, contributed not a little to extinguish the remains of that system of barbarity, which so long retarded the progress of civilisation in Europe. On 13th. He died in October,at the age of 94, in the 71st year of his ministry, one of the longest in the Freee.
He demitted the charge of Arroquhar in on the grounds of "infirmities of body and various secular discouragements", which last consisted of the want of a church, manse and glebe. Inwhen a new chancel was being made, the foundations of the original church were revealed as running in line with the ruins outside and the present pulpit is now over what was probably the northern end of the church built in April, He was ordained at Arrochar on 11th.
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This article is by Rev. A third minister was a Daniel Reid who was d to preach by the Presbytery of Dumbarton on 6th. The church was built inand will soon require a general repair. This first church served as the place of worship until the yearwhen the Heritors built the present magnificent argochar facing Loch Long and the west from its situation in "God's acre.
From this date both congregations, the Free Church as well as the Establishment, had to procure ministers as best they could. August, and was ordained and inducted to Arroquhar on 28th.
September,at a t meeting with the Parish Church it was agreed that the new names of the churches would be Parish Tighness and United Free Bally Hennan. He was there until May,when he was translated to Arroquhar.
George's Tron, Glasgow. June, In addition to his mention of the new Manse he writes: "The church is situated rather at a corner of the parish; but the great body of the parishioners are at no great distance; some families are at the distance, crom, of ten or twelve miles. Then on the third Sabbath, to the consternation of the whole parish, it was found that Mr Proudfoot had returned to the Establishment Church.
October, The Presbytery were not willing to deal harshly and they appointed an assistant, one Robert Macfarlane, a bursar of the Presbytery. Stevenson, rezl of the United Free Church at Tarbet Bally Hennan being agreeable to facilitate local union by retiring, the Parish became once more a single charge from the 23rd June,and the united charge had as its first minister Angus MacCuish from 20th October,until he was translated to Stornaway High on 6th December, December,when he was translated to Kingussie.
December,his death is noted and he is referred to as Senior Minister. He was followed by Alexander Macfarlane, A.
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The exciseman thought he might safely rely on the reverend gentleman for help and guidance. The gauger accepted and while he was regaling himself on the Manse brew, the Minister's housekeeper had sent a swift messenger to warn old Macintyre that the gauger was coming, and by the time the refreshed exciseman reached Morelaggan there was nothing of a questionable or lawless nature to be seen.
April,Mr Richard D. He demitted on 7th December, The suggested new parish was perambulated by the Presbytery in the following year,and as a result a site was selected for a church at West Tarbet. In summer, the church is generally crowded to overflowing, and is felt then to be much too small; and, in winter, when the weather is favourable, it is filled.
William was admitted to Arroquhar on 14th May, September 10, The work was commenced on 10th. The teinds are exhausted. November,and was buried in Arrochar churchyard.
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October,but appears to have returned to minister until or Esslemont followed Mr Wills on the 22nd November,as nineteenth minister of fere Established Church and remained in Arroquhar until the 31st. As stated above, he wrote the Second Statistical of the Parish, published in The eleventh minister was John Gillespie, who was d by the Presbytery of Dumbarton on 3rd October,presented by Sir James Colquhoun of Luss inand ordained in Arroquhar on 23rd.
Of him the story is told that one day an exciseman, who was new to the district, travelled from Glasgow to Tarbet by coach and met Dr Macfarlane on the way. There is also recorded in the Minutes of Session the decision of the House of Lords of 1st. It is seated for about In fact, in all witj records consulted the first minister of the new parish, Mr. His geal deteriorated rapidly, and he died on 27th.
I saw you again later in the lounge watching the Red Sox. Though the legal instruments were ed, and the minister appointed, no other practical steps were taken at that time. No religious societies; but collections are occasionally made for religious purposes, which have always been liberal.