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CH3Records of Free, United Presbyterian, United Free and Other Protestant Churches1725-1891
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference CH3/1666
Title Records of Urquhart Free/United Free/St. Margaret's Church of Scotland
Dates 1844-1937
Access status Open
Location On site
Level Fonds
Admin history The congregation was formed at the Disruption of 1843 by those who adhered to the Free Church in the parishes of St. Andrews, Lhanbryde and Urquhart. Initially there was nowhere for the congregation to worship, so they held their services in a barn at Meft, until the Earl of Fife's Trustees offered them the use of the old parish church after a new one was erected. However, the congregation subsequently moved back to the barn for a short while, then purchased a wooden building in the village before a new church was finally erected in 1844. The charge then passed to the United Free Church at the uniting of the Free Church and the United Presbyterian Church in 1900. When, in 1929, the United Free Church united with the Established Church of Scotland, the congregation became Urquhart St. Margarets Church of Scotland, within the Presbytery of Elgin.
Arrangement This collection has been arranged in the following way -
1. Kirk Session Minutes
2. Board Minutes
3. Financial Records - no records listed
4. Communion Rolls
5. Baptismal Registers - no records listed
6. Marriage Proclamation Registers
7. Marriage Registers - no records listed
8. Commemorative Records - no records listed
9. Organisation Records - no records listed
10. Photographs - no records listed
11. Other sections - no records listed
 

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