Stalker, James, 1848-1927

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The Scottish Free Church divine, author, and historian James Stalker was born in Crieff on 21 February 1848. He studied at Edinburgh University and at Halle and Berlin, and also at New College, Edinburgh. He became Minister of St. Brycedale Church, Kirkcaldy, in 1874, and then of St. Matthew's, Glasgow, 1887. Stalker lectured at Yale in 1891, in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1904, and in Richmond, Virginia, in 1914. He was Professor of Church History in the United Free Church College, Aberdeen, 1902. Professor the Reverend James Stalker died on 5 February 1927.

From the guide to the Letters of Professor the Reverend James Stalker (1848-1927), 1881-1900, (Edinburgh University Library)

Epithet: Reverend; DD

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Place Name Admin Code Country
Ireland, Europe
Leven District, Fifeshire
South Africa, Africa
Stirling, Scotland
South Africa, Africa
Australia, Australia
London, England


Birth 1848

Death 1927




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SNAC ID: 67911645