Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

26/4/2012

Alexander Webster – Minister at Tolbooth Church

Son of James Webster (1659-1720) and Agnes Menzies, dau of Alexander Menzies of Culterallers. Married (1737) to Mary Erskine. Father of James Webster. Sometime minister of Haddington and Culross. Minister of Tolbooth Kirk in Edinburgh (1737-?). Sometime moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. D.D. from Edinburgh University (1760). Sometime Dean of the Chapel Royal, and one of His Majesty’s Chaplains in Ordinary for Scotland. He also directed the first census of Scotland in 1755. for more click here

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