James Rae Scotland Grenada Guyana

Biography of James Rae

James Rae graduated MA from the University of Glasgow in 1882. He was born at Campbeltown, Kintyre.

Licensed by the Presbytery of Kintyre in 1885, Rae was appointed to St Vincent, Grenada in 1888. He went on to modern day Guyana, ministering at St James's, Essequibo in 1893, and at St Saviour's, Berbice in 1895.

In 1922 Rae returned to Scotland where he continued to Minister at North Yell, Shetland and Milton of Balgonie. Fife.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • Addison, W Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1913); Murray, David, Memories of the Old College of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1927)


James Rae
Born 17 October 1863.
Died 8 August 1932.
GU Degree: MA, 1882; Arts,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: clergy; missionaries
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1882
Record last updated: 25th Feb 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Kintyre, Campbeltown
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Edinburgh
Place of Death

Grenada Grenada

Guyana Guyana

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