Thomas Robertson (minister)

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Thomas Robertson FRSE (c.174515 November 1799) was an 18th-century Scottish minister and historian who co-founded the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1783. [1]



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He studied divinity at the University of Edinburgh and was licensed to preach by the Church of Scotland in 1775, marrying Jane Jackson in the same year. He was minister first in Lauder then in Dalmeny. [1]

He died in Dalmeny on 15 November 1799.


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  1. 1 2 Biographical Index of Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783–2002 (PDF). The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006. ISBN   0-902-198-84-X.