Rev. Andrew Sutherland (1881-1963) born 10th October 1881, Dornoch; licensed 26th July 1910; ordained and inducted 28th September 1910, Ullapool 1910-1918; Moderator of Synod 1914; Free Church 14th November 1918; died 20th February 1963.
Lochbroom Free Presbyterian Church, Ullapool. The Ullapool congregation was formed in 1894, and together with Coigach and Scoraig it comprised the Lochbroom charge.
A collection of seven diaries, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, then 1917, 1918, and 1920. Campbell’s Commercial Diary, Glasgow, apart from 1918 which is Campbell’s Royal Diary. Varied coloured calf envelope style binding. £140
Diary entries are mainly of sermons preached in Ullapool, Plockton, Tanera, etc., visits to families, a spell in Ripon, during the war, occasional study notes and observations, baptisms etc., a few accounts for donations.
“At Ullapool on the 28th day of September 1910 I was ordained and inducted by the Western Presbytery of the Free Presbyterian Church as Pastor of Lochbroom congregation.”
“I married Annie Duff Fraser on the second day of November 1910. Rev. Neil Cameron, St Judes Glasgow performed the ceremony.”
Diary entries are mainly of sermons preached in Ullapool, Plockton, Tanera, etc., visits to families, with occasional study notes and observations, baptisms etc.
Wednesday 5th August 1914. “Received news of the Declaration of war on Germany.”
Thursday 4th January 1917. “left Glasgow Queen Street at 1 p.m. for Ripon owing to train disaster the previous evening.” Ratho Station
Rev. Sutherland appears to be a Chaplain in Ripon, visiting hospitals, huts and naming Regiments.