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. [1] In 1903 he wis appointit tae the Chair o Divinity at the University o Glesga. [2]

Rev. Professor H. M. B. Reid (1856-1927)
"The Kirk Above Dee Water", Balmaghie Kirk, c. 1880s

His publisht wirks include -

"About Galloway Folk,"

"The Kirk above Dee Water", [3]

"Lost Habits of the Religious Life,"

"Books that help the Religious Life,"

"A Cameronian Apostle".

"The Kirk Above Dee Water ", 1895

ReferencesEedit

  1. http://www.glasgowwestaddress.co.uk/1909_Glasgow_Men/Reid_Rev_Professor_H_M_B.htm
  2. https://universitystory.gla.ac.uk/biography/?id=WH2229&type=P
  3. Reid, H.M.B (1895). The Kirk above Dee Water. Adam Rae: Castle Douglas.