Rev. Professor H. M. B. Reid
Henry Martyn Beckwith Reid (1856-1927) wis born in Glesga. The faimily movit tae Dundee when his faither became the prison chaplain to H M Prison there. He was educatit at Dundee High Schule and the University o St Andrews. He wis licensed in 1879 and wis assistant minister in Anderston Parish Kirk and then at Glesga Cathedral. He was ordaint minister in 1883, o Balmaghie Parish, Kirkcoubrieshire in Gallowa , a post he held for twenty years.  In 1903 he wis appointit tae the Chair o Divinity at the University o Glesga. 
His publisht wirks include -
"About Galloway Folk,"
"The Kirk above Dee Water", 
"Lost Habits of the Religious Life,"
"Books that help the Religious Life,"
"A Cameronian Apostle".
- Reid, H.M.B (1895). The Kirk above Dee Water. Adam Rae: Castle Douglas.