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Commemorative Plaques Record Details

Very Reverend Professor David Smith Cairns (1862 - 1946)

Picture of the Palque

Location : Former Christ's College, Alford Place

Area : Central Aberdeen

Plaque Type : Yellow

About Very Reverend Professor David Smith Cairns : Theologian. Born in Stitchel, Roxburghshire, and educated at Kelso High School he studied at Edinburgh and Marburg Universities and at The United Presbyterian Theological College, Edinburgh. He served as Professor of Dogmatics and Apologetics at the United Free Church College, later Christ's College in Aberdeen, 1907 - 1937, and is remembered as a pioneer of the Ecumenical Movement.