MARY SOMERVILLE (1780-1872), British scientific writer, was the daughter of Admiral Sir William George Fairfax, and was born on the 26th of December 1780 in the manse of Jedburgh, the house of her mother's sister, wife of Dr Thomas Somerville (1741-1830), author of My Own Life and Times, whose son was her second husband.
Emerson wrote Nature, and Hawthorne his Mosses from an Old Manse, containing a charming description of the building and its associations.
Bouche-Leclercq's Manse; des aratiq ites romaines, quoted in Daremberg and Saglio; and on the equites si aptlares, T.
Joanna Baillie, the poetess,, was born in the manse, and a memorial has been erected in her honour.
After his return from England in 1833 he went to live with his mother at the old manse in Concord, Mass., and began his career as a lecturer in Boston.
Of particular interest is the " Old Manse," built in 1765 for Rev. William Emerson, in which his grandson R.
The houses, mostly white with coloured roofs, are generally built of wood and iron, and have glazed porches, gay with fuchsias and pelargoniums. Government House, grey, stone-built and slated, calls to mind a manse in Shetland or Orkney.
In 1896 a new manse was built in Mill Street.
An Act of Assembly of 1753 declares pactions simoniacal whereby a minister or probationer before presentation and as a means of obtaining it bargains not to raise a process of augmentation of stipend or demand reparation or enlargement of his manse or glebe after induction.
ANDREW KENNEDY HUTCHISON BOYD (1825-1899), Scottish author and divine, was born at Auchinleck manse in Ayrshire on the 3rd of November 1825.
The minister is vested with the manse and glebe, to be held by him for himself and his successors in office, and along with the kirk-session he administers church ordinances and exercises church discipline.
Though gradually shorn of much of its old importance, the heritors' meeting retained the power of imposing an assessment for the purpose of providing and maintaining a church and church - yard and a manse and glebe for the minister.
Exceptionally some Districts have a manse and substantial reserve funds and investments.
James Nicol (1769-1819), the poet, was minister of Traquair, and his son James Nicol (1810-1879), the geologist and professor of natural history in Aberdeen University, was born in the manse.
father was minister of the parish, and Pitlessie, the fair of which provided the artist with the subject of the first picture in which he showed distinct promise, lies within a mile of the manse.
Later they built a handsome manse for their Minister, which is now called ' Ardmore ' .
manse occupied by the minister, but there was no glebe.
Is the pastorate willing to consider changing the manse if asked?
Alter the change had come, John, on visiting the manse, often found Chalmers poring over the Bible.
Wilma owns the old manse in Tomintoul, and she would like to restore the garden to its former state.
Family home in a former manse over 150 years old with an ancient standing stone in the garden.
There is an old manse, with a glebe worth £ 37.
We're in one, a handsome Victorian manse where we are in comfortable rooms.
Bugbrooke Chapel (originally a Baptist Chapel) and its nearby manse.
For me, living in community rather than alone in a large manse has not proved difficult.
manse accommodation and building inspections and surveys are currently being considered in this context.
manse garden, is St Ternan's Well.
manse door by the Rev John Munro, who led the way inside.
manse media is produced on the project's premises at the university.
Former church manse, now a delightful country house hotel.
stipend of the minister is £ 250, with a manse, built in 1813.
The stipend of the minister is £ 250, with a manse, built in 1813.
How does she feel when the neighbors tell her about Claire, the old lady who owned the house before the Smiths and vowed to kill anyone foolhardy enough to purchase the old manse?
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