Bennie, Archibald, Dd
Bennie, Archibald, D.D.
a Scotch clergyman, was born November 1, 1797. He graduated from the Glasgow University, where he obtained three prizes; was licensed to preach in 1820, and appointed assistant and successor at the Free Chapel of Ease, Glasgow, in 1823; promoted to the third charge at Stirling in 1824; presented to the living at Lady Yester's Chapel, Edinburgh, in 1835; appointed a chaplain in ordinary to the queen of England and a dean of the Chapel Royal in 1841, and died at Dulnoon, September 21, 1846. He published five sermons from 1825 to 1839: — A Letter to Patrick A rkley, Advocate, Edinburgh ( 1846): — Discourses, with a Memoir (1847); and he edited, for two years (1836-37), The Edinburgh Christian Instructor. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 1:64; 2:34.