Service, John, Dd

Service, John, D.D.

a minister of the Church of Scotland, was born at Campsie, February 26, 1833. He studied at the University of Glasgow in 1858-62, but did not graduate. He was sub-editor of Mackenzie's Imperial Dictionary of Universal Biography. For ten months in 1862 he was minister at Hamilton, but was compelled by ill-health to resign. He next went to Melbourne, Australia, for two years, leaving it for Hobart Town, Tasmania, where he remained for four years, 1866-70. He then returned home, and in 1872 was appointed to the parish of Inch, which he left in 1879 for Hyndland Established Church, Glasgow, where he remained until his death, March 15, 1884. He wrote a novel, Lady Hetty (3 volumes, 1875): — Salvation Here and Hereafter: — Sermons and Essays (1876).

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