May 18, 1840, Aberdeen, Scotland.

March 17, 1894.

Son of Robert Brown, Robert was educated at St. Mary Hall, Oxford. He took Holy Orders in 1865. He served as Curate of Sudeley (and Chaplain of the Winchcombe Union), Gloucestershire (1865–66) and Evesham, Worcestershire (1866–68); Assistant Minister of the Quebec Chapel, London (1868–69); and Incumbent of Holy Trinity, Grange, Cumbria (1869); and Vicar of All Saints, Scarborough, North Yorkshire (1886). He assumed the additional name of Borthwick in 1868, when he married Grace (died 1884), the only surviving daughter of the late Mr. John Borthwick of Borthwick Castle.

Besides prose volumes, his works include:

  1. Come, O Jesu, to Thy Table
  2. Let Us Raise Our Grateful Voices
  3. Lord, in the Watches of the Night
  4. O Holy Jesu, Prince of Peace
  1. Grange
  2. Gretton