Associate congregation minutes, 1816-1835; Names of members, 1816-1834.
Records of Cupar Associate Congregation
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- ReferenceGB 227 CH3/1191
- Dates of Creation1816-1835
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Cupar Original Associate Burgher Synod congregation branched from that of Kennoway in 1816. It was, however, only in 1819 that the first minister, Ebenezer Anderson, was ordained. In 1839, the congregation and the minister united with the Church of Scotland. After the Disruption, some members of the congregation turned to the Original Secession Church, and sought from the Presbytery of Perth and Dunfermline a supply of preachers, but at the end of 1844 it was decided that the congregation could no longer be sustained and it was therefore dissolved.
Sources: John Alexander Lamb, The Fasti of the United Free Church of Scotland 1900-1929 (Edinburgh, 1956); D Scott, Annals and Statistics of the Original Secession Church (Edinburgh, 1886).
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