Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Influential local worthies: John Ross

After a South Korean friend had drawn my attention to John Ross (1842-1915) I picked up on an event in Newington Cemetery earlier this month.  It celebrated 100 years since his translation of the New Testament Bible into Korean and the event attracted the Cardinal and the Moderator (post here).

I note an article at ThinkScotland which gives more of the background of this influential man who was an elder at Mayfield United Free Church.  Successor church Mayfield Salisbury has an appreciation on their website.

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