This past Lord’s Day (18th August) marked 200 years since William Symington was ordained in Stranraer. Below are a number of recent articles/talks about him - as well as some older resources we’ve made available online for the first time.
Memoir of William Symington, D. D (written by his sons)
William Symington: RP minister in Stranraer, 1819-39 (Wigtownshire Antiquarian Society talk by Stephen Steele, February 2019)
William Symington (Part 1): Early life and Stranraer years (Good News magazine, May 2019)
William Symington (Part 2): Family man, author and public figure (Good News magazine, August 2019)
A tragic death remembered (account of the death of his six-year-old son, along with a picture of the grave stone in the Stranraer kirkyard)
William Symington (Part 3): The Glasgow years (Good News magazine, forthcoming)
William Symington on Preaching (Talk by Stephen Steele at RP Ministers’ Conference 2019, forthcoming)