From: "A History of the Scotch Presbyterian Church, St. Gabriel Street, Montreal
By Rev. Robert Campbell, M.A., the last pastor, Montreal, W. Drysdale & Co., Publishers, 1887

Robert Dalgleish, who owned pew 17 in the gallery [of  the St. Gabriel Street Church], and seconded the fourth resolution at the meeting for changing the "Rules and Regulations" in 1845, was a native of the Loudons, near Edinburgh. He came to Montreal in 1828, and that same year received, through Lord Dalhousie, an appointment in the military secretary's department, the duties of which he fulfilled faithfully for 45 years. He died 4th July, 1877. He married [Mary Aird], a daughter of William Aird. She left St. Gabriel Street Church for Cote Street in 1844, and he afterwards followed her.

*Researching Robert Dalgleish............Julia Dalgleish Sauter  gg granddaughter
                                                         ...............Susan Markanen  ggg granddaughter

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