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.:
The Kirk of the Canongate, or Canongate Kirk, serves the Parish of Canongate in Edinburgh's Old Town, in Scotland. It is a congregation of the Church of Scotland. The parish includes the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Scottish Parliament. It is also the parish church of Edinburgh Castle, even though the castle is detached from the rest of the parish. The wedding of Zara Phillips, the Queen's granddaughter, and former England Rugby Captain, Mike Tindall, took place at the church on 30 July 2011.
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.
The Canongate Kirkyard stands around Canongate Kirk on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland. The churchyard was used for burials from the late 1680s until the mid-20th century.
He was married to Rachel Sinclair, widow of William Hog and daughter of Rev John Sinclair of Ormiston.
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