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NamePeter Kid (Kidd)
Livedb. - d. (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsA Sermon of Thanksgiving by Mr P Kidd -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesSt Andrews University -- Place of StudyCarluke -- PostDouglas -- PostBass Rock -- Prison
Source of DataCatherine Evans
Biographical Sources ConsultedFasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae, Vol. 3, pp. 284, 301.
Other NotePossibly born in Fife, he graduated MA from St Andrews in 1650. He was ordained by the Protesting Party to Douglas in 1654, and then deprived of this living in 1662. He was indulged to a living at Carluke in 1672. He refused to observe the Anniversary of the Restoration and so was summoned before the Privy Council in 1673 and 1677, and was fined one half of his stipend. His indulgence was withdrawn on 8th October 1684 and he was ordered to leave the country. From May 1685 to September 1686 he was a prisoner at Bass, and was only freed because of his age. He was living at Waygateshaw, Carluke in 1687. It is not known if he survived the revolution. He is buried at Carluke, where his epitaph describes him as 'Firm as a stone, but of a heart contrite'. He married Susanna (d. March 1697) daughter of Sir John Cheisley, and had four children, John, Elizabeth, Anna and Grizell.
GEMMS record createdMarch 12, 2020
GEMMS record last editedMarch 12, 2020