Skinner, William, Dd
Skinner, William, D.D.
a bishop in the Church of Scotland, was born at Aberdeen in 1778, and died there. April 15, 1857. He was educated at Wadham College, Oxford; was ordained priest in 1802, when he became curate to his father at St. Andrew's Church, Aberdeen; in 1816 he was consecrated bishop of Aberdeen, and in 1841 elected primus of the Church in Scotland. See Amer. Quar. Church Rev. 1857, page 314.