Tour Scotland Video James Philip Gravestone Old Kirk Graveyard Kirkcaldy Fife



Tour Scotland video of the James Philip, Schoolmaster, gravestone in the Old Kirk cemetery on ancestry visit to Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. This was the father of Dr John Philip who was a missionary in South Africa. Philip was born at Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. After starting as an apprentice to a linen draper in Leven, and working as a clerk in Dundee, he entered the Wesleyan theological college at Hoxton, and in 1804 was appointed minister of the first Scottish Congregational chapel in Aberdeen. On 24 September 1809 he married Jane Ross, the daughter of a prosperous Aberdeen engineer; they had seven children.

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