Ramsay, Edward Bannerman, Lld
Ramsay, Edward Bannerman, LL.D.
a Scottish clergyman and author, was born at Balmain, Kincardineshire, January 31, 1793, and graduated from St. John's College, Cambridge, in 1815. He took orders in the Church of England, and was a curate in Somersetshire for seven years. In 1830 he became minister of St. John's, Edinburgh, and in 1841 dean of the Reformed Episcopal Church of Scotland, He died at Edinburgh, December 27, 1872. His publications include, a annual of Catechetical Instruction (6th ed. Edinburgh, 1851; 9th ed. 1863): — Sermons for Advent (1850): — Scripture Doctrine of the Eucharist (1858): — Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character (eod.): — Diversities of Christian Character Illustrated in the Lives of the Four Great Apostles (eod.): — Present State of our Canon Law Considered (1859): — Christian Life (1862): — Episcopal Church of Scotland (eod.): — Two Lectures on Handel (eod.): — Christian Responsibility (1864): — Thomas Chalmers, D.D.: — Biographical Notice (1867): — Pulpit Table- talk (1868), and other works. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.