1839–1885

Introduction

Born: May 13, 1839, Mont­rose, An­gus, Scot­land.

Died: Au­gust 22, 1885, Por­tree, Scot­land, of an ac­ci­dent.

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Biography

Mackay was the hus­band of Ma­ry Lough­ton Liv­ing­stone (mar­ried 1868, King­ston up­on Hull).

He gra­du­at­ed from the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ed­in­burgh and in­i­tial­ly worked as a doc­tor.

How­ev­er, he was or­dained, and in 1868 be­came pas­tor of the Pros­pect Street Pres­by­ter­i­an Church in Hull. Yorkshire; they were liv­ing in Scul­coates, York­shire, as of 1881.

Sev­en­teen of his hymns ap­peared in W. Reid’s Praise Book in 1872.

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