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Re: [Peterhead] churches

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    ... From: Dr. Elizabeth B. Holmes To: Cc: Sent: Monday, April 10, 2000 1:41 AM Subject:
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      From: Dr. Elizabeth B. Holmes <bede@...>
      To: <Peterhead@egroups.com>
      Cc: <Peterhead@onelist.com>
      Sent: Monday, April 10, 2000 1:41 AM
      Subject: Re: [Peterhead] churches


      > Wilson Family wrote:
      > >
      > > At 06:32 31/03/2000 +0100, Sam wrote:
      > > >There are other churches including Roman Catholic, Mormon, Brethren,
      > > English >Chapel, Episcopal, and many, many more today. When these were
      > > established I am unsure.
      > >
      > > I think the Brethren meeting was established by the 1870s - probably
      > > originally as a gospel mission and later linking with associated
      > > fellowships. Many of these in the north east of Scotland grew out of
      the
      > > 1859-60 "Revival" and the impetus for their formation was through
      > > evangelists such as Donald Ross. I can probably put my hand on more
      exact
      > > information about the Brethren if anyone wants it. I don't think there
      > > would be a separate graveyard or even church records, because of the
      > > informality of the organisation (as distinct from the rigidity of their
      > > practices at times!).
      > >
      > > Elisabeth Wilson
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      > > Peterhead Genealogy at http://axs.com.au/~wsb/
      >
      > I was brought up in the Brethren Assemblies in England. I was in the
      > 'Open' Assemblies. Those in Peterhead were generally regarded as being
      > very 'strict' [narrow minded was the term used],or known as the 'Closed
      > Brethren' I have a book which was my Grandfathers, called 'Chief Men
      > Among the Brethren'. 2nd edition 1931. The 1st was in 1908 and I believe
      > there has been a 3rd. The edition I have has 100 biographies in it with
      > photographs-including one of Donald Ross. Betty.
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      > Peterhead Genealogy at http://axs.com.au/~wsb/
      Can you please help me, I have being trying to find out which church is
      known as
      The Church of Scotland Peterhead Parish Church and what name it has if any.
      LYNLEY TILBURY
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