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The Rev. Gilbert Drummond

Rev Gilbert Drummond
Drummond Mr Drummond was born in Airdrie on 16 February 1923, son of a locomotive driver. He was educated at Chapelside, Airdrie and Blairhill, Coatbridge Primary Schools. He spent a short time at Coatbridge High before leaving at the age of 15.

During the Second World War he served in the RAF, being demobbed in 1946 to return to a career in local government, serving in the departments of housing, rents and rates.His first service to the church was as Sunday School Superintendent at Cliftonhall Parish Church. In 1957, he was called to the ministry and after obtaining a Diploma in Theology from Glasgow University and serving as an assistant at Airdrie High Church, he was licensed by the Presbytery of Hamilton on April 17, 1963.

His first charge was Montrose St Luke’s and St John’s, in the Presbytery of Angus and Mearns and four years later moved to his second and final charge of Renfrew Trinity, being inducted on 20 January 1967.

Mr Drummond retired in 1987 and moved to Largs on the Clyde Coast.

He married Elizabeth Forrester on 14 April 1945. They had two daughters Arlene and Christine.

Mr Drummond died on 15 September 1998.


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