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John Moir (priest)

John Moir (1814 - 1889) was a Scottish Episcopalian priest.[1]

The son of David Moir, Bishop of Brechin,[2] he was born in 1814, educated at King's College, Aberdeen;and ordained in 1837. He was the Incumbent at Arradoul then Brechin. He was Dean of Brechin from 1848[3] to 1861; the Incumbent of Jedburgh from 1861 to 1888; and Dean of Glasgow and Galloway from 1878 to 1888.

He died on 5 December 1889.


  1. ^ ”Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000” Bertie, D.M p372: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8
  2. ^ Black, David D. (1867). The History of Brechin to 1864. Edinburgh: Black and Johnston. p. 326. 
  3. ^ 'Appointments Dundee Courier (Dundee, Scotland), Wednesday, November 22, 1848; Issue 1681
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Heneage Horsley
Dean of Brechin
Succeeded by
Robert Thom
Preceded by
Richard Samuel Oldham
Dean of Glasgow and Galloway
Succeeded by
Frederick Edward Ridgeway

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