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Maxwell James Wright

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Rev Maxwell James Wright (1857-1927) was a Singapore-born Scottish clergyman.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Wright was educated at Madras College and the University of St Andrews, from where he graduated in 1878 with an MA. In 1885, after serving as an assistant at Largo and St Mungo’s, Glasgow, he was ordained to Dornock, Annan before transferring to Aberdeen, where in 1903 he became the first minister of the new charge of St Ninian’s.[3]

Family[edit]

Maxwell James Wright was the son of Captain George Tod Wright, of the Honourable East India Company, and Mary Blundell, daughter of Edmund Augustus Blundell, erstwhile British Governor of Singapore.[4] Two of his uncles, Very Rev George Hutchison (moderator) and Rev Maxwell Wright, parish minister of Echt in Aberdeenshire, had both also been Established Church of Scotland ministers. [5] Wright married Edith Graham, daughter of Rev George Campbell (1827-1904), minister of Eastwood.[6]

References[edit]

  1. Scott, Hew (1926). Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae: the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation. VI. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. p. 30. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  2. Scott, Hew (1950). Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae: the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation. VIII. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. p. 532. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  3. Scott, Hew (1926). Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae: the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation. VI. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. p. 30. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  4. Scott, Hew (1926). Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae: the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation. VI. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. p. 30. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  5. {{cite book |last=Gammie |first=Alexander |date=1909 |location=Aberdeen |publisher=Aberdeen Daily Journal Office <page=64 |archive-url=https://archive.org/details/churchesofaberde00gamm/page/n7/mode/2up |archive-date=2013-02-13
  6. Scott, Hew (1926). Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae: the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation. VI. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. p. 30. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png


Category:1857 births Category:1927 deaths Category:20th-century Scottish clergy




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