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In Memoriam

In Memoriam Dr JAMES SCOTT MARSHALL James Scott Marshall was born in Leith in 1913. He was Dux of Leith Academy and studied at Edinburgh University. His first position as a minister was in Twechar in East Dunbartonshire. He returned to Leith in 1947 as minister of Kirkgate Church, where he quickly established good relationships with the wider Leith community. In 1973 South Leith Parish Church and Kirkgate Church reunited, after 233 years apart. Dr Marshall became associate minister, working with the Rev. John Kellet and the combined congregation. Dr Marshall was a colourful figure. On Communion Sundays, he walked to church in frock-coat and top hat, a garb common fifty years earlier but by then rare. He was a man of tremendously wide interests, including local politics, music and drama, which continued throughout his long life. For many in Leith he was known for being the inspired founder of a dramatic club in 1947 along with one of his elders. Together they wrote, directed and played in so many productions over 64 years. The club is still going successfully and strong. History and studying were important to Dr Marshall. He completed his doctorate on the history of Leith and wrote http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Scottish Church History Edinburgh University Press

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Edinburgh University Press
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Copyright © Edinburgh University Press
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2516-6298
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2516-6301
DOI
10.3366/sch.2010.40.1.2
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Dr JAMES SCOTT MARSHALL James Scott Marshall was born in Leith in 1913. He was Dux of Leith Academy and studied at Edinburgh University. His first position as a minister was in Twechar in East Dunbartonshire. He returned to Leith in 1947 as minister of Kirkgate Church, where he quickly established good relationships with the wider Leith community. In 1973 South Leith Parish Church and Kirkgate Church reunited, after 233 years apart. Dr Marshall became associate minister, working with the Rev. John Kellet and the combined congregation. Dr Marshall was a colourful figure. On Communion Sundays, he walked to church in frock-coat and top hat, a garb common fifty years earlier but by then rare. He was a man of tremendously wide interests, including local politics, music and drama, which continued throughout his long life. For many in Leith he was known for being the inspired founder of a dramatic club in 1947 along with one of his elders. Together they wrote, directed and played in so many productions over 64 years. The club is still going successfully and strong. History and studying were important to Dr Marshall. He completed his doctorate on the history of Leith and wrote

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Scottish Church HistoryEdinburgh University Press

Published: Jun 1, 2010

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