McCheyne Memorial Church, Dundee

McCheyne Memorial Church, Dundee - Ref: WC1428

McCheyne Church started in 1857. It was sanctioned as a Free Church in 1871 (Free as not within the established church). In 1868, money was being raised to build McCheyne Memorial Church - a Mission Church.

Rev. McCheyne was the first minister and preached for 24 years.The cost of the new church and school rooms was estimated at £4000. The last service was held on 20th September, 1999.

Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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