Heugh, Hugh Dd

Heugh, Hugh D.D.

a Scotch Presbyterian divine, was born at Stirling Aug. 12, 1782. His father was a minister in the Anti-Burgher party of the Secession Church. The son was educated at the College of Edinburgh, and licensed to preach in 1804. In 1806 he was ordained colleague to his venerable father, on whose death in 1810 he became pastor of the Stirling Church. His pastoral duties were performed with great fidelity: he was a preacher of uncommon power, and he aided all benevolent movements both by tongue and pen. In 1821 he became minister of the Regent Place Church in Glasgow, where he remained until his death, June 16, 1846. He published The Importance of Early Piety. (Glasgow, 1826, 8vo): — State of Religion in Geneva and

Pelgium. (Glasgow, 1844, 12mo). After his death Dr. Macgill published his Life and Select Works (Glasgow, 1852, 2nd ed., 2 vols. 12mo). — Jamieson, Religious Biography, p. 262; Kitto, Journal of Sacred Lit. 6, 410.

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