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37° SUTHERLAND AND THE REAY COUNTRY.
Rev. ROBERT MUNRO, B.D., F.R.S.E., F.S.A., Scot.,
Old Kilpatrick.
The Rev. Robert Munro, son of Hugh Munro and Christina
Mackay, was born at Mudale House, Strath naver, on 26th
April, 1853. Educated at Strathy School, and at the University
of St. Andrew's, where he graduated M.A. and B.D., and at
the New College, Edinburgh. As a student he had a very
distinguished career. In 1878 he was appointed minister of
the Free Church at Old Kilpatrick. Since that time, besides
devoting himself to the various interests of the parish, he has
been a diligent student of the great systems of modern
theological thought since the time of Schleiermacher, of
philosophy as influenced by Humeand Kant, and of archaeology
in its different departments. In connection with his researches
in anthropology and folk-lore he has for several years been
honoured by the recognition of the principal archaeologists in
Europe and America, such as Virchow, Montelius, Mortillet,
Stephens, Rygh, Sir Daniel Wilson and Dr. Joseph Anderson.
He has contributed papers on theology, philosophy, anthro-
pology and literature to the Encyclopcedia Britannica, The
Quiver, British and Foreign Evangelical Review, The Journal
of Speculative Philosophy, The National Observer, The Graphic,
The Illustrated London Neivs, The Celtic Monthly, etc. In
virtue of his many literary and scientific attainments he has
been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, Edinburgh,
a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, and a
Member of the Royal Literary Fund, London.
He claims descent from the Munros of Fowlis, and
the Abrach branch of the Mackays.

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