Cornwall, Alexander

Cornwall, Alexander a Scotch clergyman, son of Robert, minister at Linlithgow, was licensed to preach in 1622; ordained minister at Muiravonside in 1627, and presented to the living there in 1633. He was in necessitous circumstances in 1639; suspended in 1640 for using insulting language; and resigned in 1641. He had pecuniary aid from the Kirk-Session in 1646 and 1649; became a schoolmaster and precentor in 1650; in 1652 was charged with marrying and baptizing irregularly, for which he was excommunicated. He was living in poor circumstances in 1659. See Fasti. Eccle. Scoticanae, 1:194.

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