Christie (or Chrystie) is the name of a number of Scotch clergymen:
1. HENRY, of Craigtoune, took his degree at Glasgow University in 1671; was licensed to preach in 1676; presented to the living at Kinross in 1679; deprived by the privy Council in 1689, for not praying for the king and queen, and other acts of disloyalty; consecrated bishop of the non-jurant Church at Dundee in 1709, and died May 5, 1718, aged sixty-three years. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 2:597.
2. JAMES (1), a native of Moray, took his degree at King's College, Aberdeen, in 1662; was presented to the living at Kirkcowan in 1682; transferred to Kirkinner about 1686; discharged by the people about 1689; went to Ireland, and was admitted to the living at Bandony, in the diocese of Derry, and died May 13, 1718, aged about seventy-six years. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 1:733, 736.
3. JAMES (2), took his degree at Edinburgh University in 1705; was licensed to preach in 1712; called to the living at Simprim in 1716, and ordained in 1717; had a call to Dunfermline in 1718, but it was set aside by the assembly; was transferred to Morebattle in 1725, but his admission was twice hindered by unruly mobs. His manse was destroyed by fire in January 1727, when four volumes of the synod register were consumed. He died March 16, 1739, aged fifty-one years. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 1:449, 465.
4. JOHN, was presented to the living at Libberton in 1758, and ordained; was transferred to Carnwath in 1760, and died December 16, 1776, aged fifty-seven years. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 1:226; 2:317.
5. THOMAS, took his degree at the University of Edinburgh in 1670; was licensed to preach in 1672, was for some years a licentiate as schoolmaster and session clerk at Kilspindie; appointed to the living at Wigton in 1677, and transferred to Dunning in 1682. He died in January, 1686, aged about thirty-six years. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 1:730; 2:757.
6. WILLIAM (1), was licensed to preach in 1667; presented the same year to the living at Glenbucket, and ordained, and died in 1695. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 3:554.
7. WILLIAM (2), studied theology at Glasgow University; was licensed to preach in 1697; called to the living at Scone in 1698; ordained, and died before October 8, 1701. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 2:665.