John Strachan (bishop of Brechin)

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The Right Reverend
John Strachan
Bishop of Brechin
Church Scottish Episcopal Church
Diocese Brechin
In office 1788-1810
Predecessor Abernethy Drummond
Successor George Gleig
Consecration 26 September 1787
by Robert Kilgour
Personal details
Died 1810
Denomination Anglican
Styles of
John Strachan
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Reference style The Right Reverend
Spoken style My Lord or Bishop

John Strachan (died 1810) was an Anglican clergyman who served in the Scottish Episcopal Church as the Bishop of Brechin from 1788 to 1810.[1][2]


He was consecrated the Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Brechin at Peterhead on 26 September 1787 by Primus Kilgour and bishops Keith and Macfarlane. He succeeded as the Diocesan Bishop of Brechin in 1788.[1][2] He died in office in 1810.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c Gordon, J. F. S. (1867). Ecclesiastical Chronicle for Scotland. Volume 1. Glasgow: John Tweed. p. 37. 
  2. ^ a b c Skinner, John (1818). Annals of Scottish Episcopacy. Aberdeen: A. Brown & Co. p. 537. 
Scottish Episcopal Church titles
Preceded by
Abernethy Drummond
Bishop of Brechin
Succeeded by
George Gleig