John Cunningham

(1819—1893) Church of Scotland minister and ecclesiastical historian

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John Cunningham was born in Paisley on 9 May 1819 and died in St Andrews on 1 September 1893. He was educated first at Glasgow University and subsequently at Edinburgh University, where he studied under Sir William Hamilton. Following his ordination in 1845, he was for forty-one years parish minister at Crieff, Perthshire, rising in time to a position of some prominence in the Church of Scotland. In 1886 he was appointed Principal of St Mary's College, St Andrews, in succession to Principal Tulloch.


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