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Assistants in St. Andrew’s, Kirk Session and Committee of Managements, Etc.


The following have most kindly acted successively as agents of the Kirk Session of St. Andrew’s in choosing and appointing the assistants. St. Andrew’s owes them much.

The Very Rev. J. Mitford Mitchell, D.D., Edinburgh.
The Very Rev. Professor James Cooper, D.D., D.C.L., D.Litt., Glasgow University.
The Rev. Professor W. A. Curtis, D.D., D.Litt., Edinburgh University.
The Rev. Professor Archibald Main, D.D., D.Litt., Glasgow University.


City and Suburbs.

1850—James Smith St. Andrew’s, B. Aires. Ob. 1906.
1879—James W. Fleming
. . .St. Andrew’s, B. Aires. Ob. 1925.
1884—Charles Robertson Assynt, Sutherlandshire. Ob.
1889—Alexander MacDonald
. . New Zealand.
1890—D. J. Moir Porteous . . . Port Glasgow.
1892—W. Lyall Wilson St. Cuthbert’s, Edinburg. Ob. 1913
1894—T. Edward Taylor Indian Army Chaplain. Oh. 1906
1895—A. R. Howell Paisley Abbey.
J. H. Horton MacNeill.. Indian Army Chaplain (Retd.) Dundee.
1899—C. Gordon Mackenzie
.. Cowdenbeath.
1902—R. Shaw Masterton ... Rosemarkie.
1904—W N. Monteith Elie. (Killed in action 1915.)
1906—.W. A. Forbes Dundee.
1908—D. Bruce Nicol Govan. Oh. 1980.
1910—Douglas W. Bruce
.... Buenos Aires.
1910—J. Aulay Steele Glasgow,
1911—Percival MacKenzie
.... London.
1911—Jose Felices Buenos Aires.
H. Williams Fraserburgh.
1912—P. Hill Njcofl Glasgow.
1914—W. M. Laing Scotland.
1915—.J. Stuart Cameron
.... Glasgow.
16—Donald MacDonald Benbecula. Ob.
1917—W. T. Duncan U.S.A.
1919—Donald Mac Phail
.... Lochcarron.
1919—Peter Macpherson South Africa.
1921—J. Y. Clark Braemar.
Archlbald Bell Airdrie.
1922—Peter Macpherson South Africa.
1923—Neil Maccoll South Africa.
1928—C. Gordon Mackenzie
.. Cowdenbeath.
l926—James S. Taylor Glasgow.
1927—A. R. B. Maclnnes
.. Cadder.
1928—Donald A. Macrury .. . Fort William.
1930—David Reid Kirkcaldy.
1931—Peter D. Hamilton
.... Scotland.
1932—Donald Campbell Buenos Aires.
1932—Henry G. Winning Buenos Aires.
1983—John Kent Buenos Aires.

Camp Assistants.

1902—A. Taylor Hill Stranraer.
1908—Neil Maccoll South Africa.
1912—J. Aulay Steele Glasgow.
1914—P. Hill Nicoll Glasgow.
1918—S. Stuart Cameron Glasgow.
1918—Neil MaccoIl South Africa.
1919—A. Taylor Hill Stranraer.
1919—R. J. V. Martin Alvah, Banff.
1920—J. Y. Clark
. Rraemar.
1921—Peter Macpherson South Africa.
1922—Victor Wands Haddington.
1924—R. S. V. Martin Alvah.
1925—Hector K. Macdonald
.. St. Madoes. Perth.
1930—G. I. B. Kelly Dunscore.
1981—George Buchanan Scotland.
1933—R. Alistair N. Lapsley
. Buenos Aires.

To 15 of the above City and Camp Assistants who have been my colleagues on the staff here, as also to others who were with me in parishes in Scotland, I pay my tribute of grateful thanks. With equal gratitude do I thank the kirk session and Committee of Management of St. Andrews, as also every Committee, worker, member and friend in City, Suburbs and Camp.

Present Staff of Assistant Ministers.

Spanish Assistant: Rev. José Felices
Northern Suburbs: Rev. Henry G. Winning M.A.
Southern Suburbs: Rev. Donald Campbell M.A.
City Assistant: Rev. John Kent M.A.
Camp Chaplain: Rev. R. Alistair N. Lapsley M.A.

Kirk Session:—T. St. J. Gebbie (Session Clerk), S. G. Angel, W. T. Cassels, W. T. Cliffe, G. R. Darbyshire, Rev. J. Felices, T. Frame Jackson, J. McKechnie, James Smith, J. McGaul Sproat, Wm. Turnbull, J. A. Wilson, Edgar J. Yorston.

Committee of Management of St. Andrew’s:—

Chairman — G. R. Darbyshire.
Vice-Chairman — David J. Millar.
Hon. Secretary — R. M. Drysdale.
Hon. Treasurer — C. A. A. Wall.
Members: C. G. Common and N. P. A. Swan.
Supplentes: Dan Calder and Frank Bateson.
Organist :—J. Liewellyn Hawes F.V.C.M.
Choir Conductor :—Mrs. J. R. MacChesney.

Sunday School Superintendents.

Bs. Aires. St. Andrew’s. Hugh Cassels. Constitución . A. M. Drysdale.
Belgrano T. Scott Robson.
Escalada David Drysdale.
Olivos Norman Macqueen.
Quilme.............. Noel Patton.
Temperley Sunday School George Sproat.
Bible Class
. T. B. Stewart.

During the past years the Rev. W. E. Browning Ph.D., LL.D., by his consistent and valued help in preaching and lecturing, both in English and Spanish, has well-nigh earned a place on the staff of the Church.

of the

1888-1890 Thomas Drysdale
1891-1898 James Dodds
1899-1900 Andrew Mackintosh
1901-1902 R. Inglis Runciman
1903 Alexander Grant
1904 James Begg
1905 A. Carnegie Ross, C.B.
1906 R. G. Shearer (Year of 1st Scots Concert)
1907 J. Monteith Drysdale, MA.
F. Maitland Heriot
1909 J. W. Fleming, O.B.E., D.D. (year of 1st Singing and Dancing Competition).
1910 Hope Gibson, C.B.E.
Robert Begg
1912 R. N. Mackenzie
1913-1917 John Bramwell
1917 David C. Anderson
1918 Henry Henry Macluskie
1919 P. A. Grassick
1920 W. Turnbull
1921 A. W. Grant

1922 J. W. Colquhoun (Educational Endowment Fund started)
1923 Walter F. Walker
1924 W. A. McCallum (year of 1st Caledonian Ball)
1926 G. E. L. Corbett
1926 Alexander McKerrow

1927 T. B. Stewart (year of 1st Junior Caledonian Ball)
1928 Sir Herbert Gib8on, Bart., K.B.E.
1929 Sir Malcolm A. Robertson, P.C., K.C.M.G., K.B.E.
1930 William J. Grant
1931 Ronald C. Drysciate, B.A.
1932 R. P. Easton (Year of 1st. Burns supper).

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