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Bishop Andrew Cant

Male Cal 1649 - 1730  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name Andrew Cant  [1, 2
    Prefix Bishop 
    Born Cal 1649  [3, 4
    Christened 1649  [5
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Apr 1730  [4
    Person ID I75669  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2013 

    Father Rev. Alexander Cant, MA,   d. 30 Mar 1665, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Isobel Douglas 
    Married 8 Sep 1648  [5
    • STATUS: 1st marriage for wife.
    Family ID F27418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Agnes Murray 
    Married
    • STATUS: 1st marriage for husband.
    Children 
     1. Andrew Cant,   c. 13 Jun 1672
     2. Alexander Cant,   b. 25 May 1674
     3. John Cant,   b. 24 Oct 1675
     4. Jean Cant,   b. 21 Jul 1678
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F27412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Thomson 
    Married 21 Nov 1694  [4
    • STATUS: 2nd marriage for husband; 2nd marriage for wife.
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F27417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • KINSHIP: Younger son.
      BIRTH: Date Calculated> In his 82nd year (age 81), 1730 (death year).

      EDUCATION: Master of Arts, Aberdeen, 1668.
      CHURCH: Licenced and ordained to Second Charge, Leith, 1671.
      CHURCH: Minister of Trinity Church, 1679; translated and admitted, 1679.
      CHURCH: Deprived, 1689.
      CHURCH: Consecrated Bishop of the Nonjurant Church, Glasgow, 1722.

      RESIDENCE: Tron Parish, 1684.

  • Sources 
    1. [S680] #735 Fasti EcclesiŠ ScoticanŠ: the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation (1915-), Scott, Hew, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1915-), FHL book 941 D3s; FHL microfiche 6026402., vol. 6 p. 80; vol. 8 p. 545 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S680] #735 Fasti EcclesiŠ ScoticanŠ: the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation (1915-), Scott, Hew, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1915-), FHL book 941 D3s; FHL microfiche 6026402., vol. 1 p. 127; vol. 8 p. 24 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S680] #735 Fasti EcclesiŠ ScoticanŠ: the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation (1915-), Scott, Hew, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1915-), FHL book 941 D3s; FHL microfiche 6026402., vol. 6 p. 80 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S680] #735 Fasti EcclesiŠ ScoticanŠ: the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation (1915-), Scott, Hew, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1915-), FHL book 941 D3s; FHL microfiche 6026402., vol. 1 p. 127 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S680] #735 Fasti EcclesiŠ ScoticanŠ: the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation (1915-), Scott, Hew, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1915-), FHL book 941 D3s; FHL microfiche 6026402., vol. 8 p. 545 (Reliability: 3).