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Whitehall, April 18. The King has been pleased to present the Rev. Thomas Cannan to the church and parish of Carsephairn in the presbytery and stewartry of Kirkcudbright, vacant by the death of the Rev. Henry Corry, late minister there.

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The present church was built in 1815 on the site where there had been a church since 1636. Inside are several interesting plaques and one of the four remaining central communion tables in Scotland. In the churchyard are to be found some notable…

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The present church was built in 1815 on the site where there had been a church since 1636. Inside are several interesting plaques and one of the four remaining central communion tables in Scotland. In the churchyard are to be found some notable…

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These are used to reach the end of the rows when taking the collection

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Exhibition print Photo_1324

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Font presented by guild in 1949. Inscription reads: THIS BAPTISMAL FONT AND ELECTRIC LIGHT INSTALLATION WERE PRESENTED TO THIS CHURCH BY THE WOMAN’S GUILD AND DEDICATED TO THE GLORY of GOD ON SUNDAY 4°" DECEMBER 1949

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Parish Ministers at Carsphairn -1637 J Adamson, 1638 Hugh Henderson, 1646 John Semple, 1664 Norman McKenzie MA, 1666 David McQuerne MA, 1669 Thomas Colden MA, 1672 John Semple, 1672 William Erskine MA, 1677 John Gilchrist, 1684 Peter Peirson MA, 1688…

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Top – In Memoriam Margaret Ferrier Anderson born 7th April 1862 died 6th June 1906. Wife of Geo. F.A. MacNaughton, minister of this parish, October 1890-May 1925. “Fais ce que tu dois advienne que fourra”. Bottom – In loving memory of George F. A.…

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In loving memory of the Rev. Wilfrid Robert Sievewright M.B.E. Died 10th January 1961, minister of this parish 1925-61. This tablet has been erected by his parishioners and friends. A faithful minister in the Lord.

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To the Glory of God and in sacred remembrance of these brave & faithful men who in the great war of 1939-1945 laid down their lives. This memorial is erected in gratitude, love and reverence by the parish of Carsphairn. Major Thomas Archibald Blythe,…

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In Memory of John Loudon Macadam, roadmaker, whose name is enshrined in every lanuage & his memorial perpetuated in the roads of evey land. Born at Ayr 1756, his early home Lagwine, about half a mile to north west of this kirk of Carsphairn. Died at…

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To the Glory of God and in honour of the men of Carsphairn United Free Church who ventured their lives in the Great War. John Anderson (Died on Service) – Andrew Hyslop – William Milroy – John Ferguson – George Martin – George Murray – David…

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In Memory of John Semple, first minister of Carsphairn Parish C.1646-1677. A stern upholder of the covenant who resisted decrees of parliament and survived. ”He is abune that guides the gully”.

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Font presented by guild in 1949. Inscription reads: THIS BAPTISMAL FONT AND ELECTRIC LIGHT INSTALLATION WERE PRESENTED TO THIS CHURCH BY THE WOMAN’S GUILD AND DEDICATED TO THE GLORY of GOD ON SUNDAY 4°" DECEMBER 1949

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Vol IX, Ministers of the Church from the union of the churches, 2 October 1929 to 31 December 1954, 1961. Carsphairn page 153, Rev. John Alexander Lamb

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Vol VIII, Ministers of the Church from date of publication of Volumes I-VII, 1914-28, to union of the churches, 2nd October 1929, and addenda and corrigenda 1560-1949, 1950. Carsphairn page 202-203, Hew Scott, D D

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Vol II, Synods of Merse and Teviotdale, Dumfries, and Galloway, 1917. Presbytery of Kirkcudbright page 385-403, Hew Scott, D D

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Back: Smeaton (stamped).
Church with staircase to miners' gallery

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List of Disorderly Persons, families and baptisms in Carsfern, 1683-1684;
List of all persons withing the parish of Carsfern above twelve years if age, male and female.

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belonged to George McMillan, Carsphairn School

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In memory of David & Mary Mitchell of Carnavel by Rev. Sievewright to Mr & Mrs Bell

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Rev Wilfrid R Sievewright

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Rev John Rr Miller (original & printers copy)

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Featuring Carsphairn Church interior

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C Burnie?

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Helene Stewart, Glenelg

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From Photo Album (Photo_523) and referred to in doc CHG_34.

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LRBR ? Mrs George McMillan, ?, Sandy Borthwell, George McMillen. FR Mrs Sievewright, ?, Mr Sievewright.From Photo Album (Photo_523) and referred to in doc CHG_34.

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From Photo Album (Photo_523) and referred to in doc CHG_34.

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From Photo Album (Photo_523) and referred to in doc CHG_34.

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From Photo Album (Photo_523) and referred to in doc CHG_34.

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(Plaque on wall) Here are deposited the remains of the Rev. Thomas CANNAN who was ordained minister of New Spinie 17th 1818 inducted to the care of the Parish of Carsphairn September 1826 and who departed this life universally lamented 10th…

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Brother of Rev. Thomas Cannan, Carsphairn.
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