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Rankin, Thomas (1738–1810), Methodist minister

Russell E. Richey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Rankin, Thomas (1738–1810), Methodist minister, was born in Dunbar, Haddingtonshire. Taught the 'principles of religion' by his parents (details of whom are unknown) and at school, he wandered as an adolescent into the 'trifling amusements' of the genteel life, particularly music and dancing (...

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