OrnaVerum
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6 Oct 2018
updated 7 Jul 2019

Rev James Peddie
(1758 – 1845)

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  • ID: I15631
  • Name: James PEDDIE
  • Given Name: James
  • Surname: Peddie
  • Prefix: Rev
  • Suffix: minister, Bristo Church
  • Title: minister, Bristo Church
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 1845
  • Note: Rev Dr James Peddie of Bristo Church, Edinburgh was Moderator of the Burgher Synod from 1789. He presided over the split between the Rev Dr John Brown's 'Old Light' Burghers and his own 'New Light' Burghers in 1799. The Rev Dr James Peddie married twice, his first marriage being to Margaret Coventry, which brought a link by marriage with the civil and railway engineers Benjamin Hall Blyth and Edward Lawrence Blyth which was to be important later. His second marriage to Barbara Smith, daughter of Lord Provost Donald Smith of the private bank Donald Smith & Company, brought a significant range of business connections.
  • Marriage 1 Margaret COVENTRY
    • Married: 1 SEP 1787 in Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
  • Marriage 2 Barbara SMITH
    • Married: 15 MAY 1795 in St Cuthberts, Edinburgh
  • Children
    1. James PEDDIE c: 14 MAY 1798 in Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh
    2. Christian PEDDIE c: 16 OCT 1803 in St Cuthberts, Edinburgh
    3. William PEDDIE c: 25 OCT 1805 in St Cuthberts, Edinburgh
    4. John Smith PEDDIE c: 3 JUN 1808 in St Cuthberts, Edinburgh
    5. Donald Smith PEDDIE c: 3 JUN 1808
    6. Alexander PEDDIE c: 25 JUN 1810 in St Cuthberts, Edinburgh
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JAMES PEDDIE was born 1758 in Perth, and died 1845 in Scotland, buried Warriston cemetery (opened in 1843) in Edinburgh.

He married (1) MARGARET COVENTRY, daughter of REV COVENTRY. She died 1792.

He married (2) BARBARA SMITH 1 Sep 1787 in St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, daughter of DONALD SMITH.

Notes for JAMES PEDDIE: (1758 – 1845):

Presbyterian divine; An able and judicious divine. Born at Perth.

Edinburgh University; minister of the Bristo Street secession church in Edinburgh, 1782-1845; twice moderator; took a leading part in the old and new light controversy as a new light went in 1775 to Edinburgh University licensed to preach in 1782. A first he preached to fill a pulpit then he was assigned to Bristo church and stayed until his death in 1818. Mareschal College conferred him the degree of DD. Wrote many sermons
Rev Dr James Peddie of Bristo Church, Edinburgh was Moderator of the Burgher Synod from 1789. He presided over the split between the Rev Dr John Brown's 'Old Light Burghers and his own 'New Light Burghers in 1799.

The Rev Dr James Peddie married twice, his first marriage being to Margaret Coventry, which brought a link by marriage with the civil and railway engineers Benjamin Hall Blyth and Edward Lawrence Blyth which was to be important later. His second marriage to Barbara Smith, daughter of Lord Provost Donald Smith of the private bank Donald Smith & Company, brought a significant range of business connections. Ordained Apr 3 1783 to associate congregation Bristo, Rose St

Married 1. Barbara Smith, 2. Margaret Coventry

Notes for MARGARET COVENTRY:
oldest daughter
 
Notes for BARBARA SMITH:
second daughter Of Donald Smith, banker,
1806-1807 Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Sheriff, Coroner,
Admiral within city limits At Edinburgh, d. age 75
[The Gentleman Magazine, Book of Dignitaries ]

Children of JAMES PEDDIE and BARBARA SMITH are:

i.WILLIAM PEDDIE, b.1805,Christening: 25 OCT 1805
St Cuthberts, Edinburgh; d. 23 Feb 1893.
ii.ALEXANDER PEDDIE, b.1810.
iii.CHRISTIAN PEDDIE,Christening: 16 OCT 1803
St Cuthberts, Edinburgh
iv.DONALD SMITH PEDDIE, accountant, factor & tutor to James COLSTON.
v.MARY ANNE PEDDIE.
vi.BARBARA PEDDIE.
vii.MARGARET PEDDIE.
viii.JAMES PEDDIE, b. ca May 1798
ix.JOHN SMITH PEDDIE,Christening: 3 JUN 1808
St Cuthberts, Edinburgh.