The Very Rev. Thomas Wilkie (1645-1711) was a Scottish minister who was elected moderator of the Church of Scotland twice: once in 1701 627 and once in 1704. :659 He was the minister at the Kirk of the Canongate.:
He was born on 6 April 1645 the son of N. N. Wilkie.His uncle Rev Thomas Wilkie (1638-1717) was the minister of Tolbooth Parish, the parish which was the forerunner of Canongate Kirk.
He was the first minister of Canongate Kirk following its construction in 1688.
He died March 19, 1711.He is buried in Canongate Kirkyard against the east wall of the church.
He was married to Rachel Sinclair, widow of William Hog and daughter of Rev John Sinclair of Ormiston.
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