REVEREND WILLIAM REID: 1796-1829
- 1796, New Cumnock, FES, Vol.3, p.27
WILLIAM REID a native of Annan ;educated at Marischal College, Aber deen ; pres. by Patrick, Earl of Dumfries, 10th Dec. 1795 ; ord. 12th May 1796. He was interdicted by several heritors from cutting down grown trees on his glebe, but the interdict was recalled on appeal by the Court of Session 16th May 1799. He died 28th Feb. 1829. He marr. 22nd Aug. 1796, Mary (died 19th Sept. 1848), daugh. of Richard Allan of North Bardowie.