Men of the Time, eleventh edition/Boyd, Andrew Kennedy Hutchison
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Boyd, Andrew Kennedy Hutchison
BOYD, The Rev. Andrew Kennedy Hutchison, D.D., born at Auchinleck, in Ayrshire, of which parish his father was incumbent, Nov., 1825, was educated at King's College, London, and at the University of Glasgow, where he obtained the highest academic honours in philosophy and theology, and was author of several prize essays. He was ordained in 1851, and was incumbent successively of the parishes of Newton-on-Ayr, Kirkpatrick-Irongray, in Galloway, St. Bernard's, Edinburgh, and of the University city of St. Andrew's, which he still holds. He first became known as a writer, by papers which appeared in Fraser's Magazine, under the signature of A.K.H.B. Of these, the most important have been reprinted in a substantive shape, under the titles of "The Recreations of a Country Parson" (first and second series); "Leisure Hours in Town, being Essays, Consolatory, Æsthetical, Moral, Social, and Domestic;" "The Commonplace Philosopher in Town and Country," and "The Autumn Holidays of a Country Parson." Dr. Boyd, who is also the author of several volumes of sermons, under the title of "The Graver Thoughts of a Country Parson," and "Counsel and Comfort spoken from a City Pulpit," "Present-day Thoughts: Memorials of St. Andrew's Sundays," 1870; "Landscapes, Churches, and Moralities," 1874; received the degree of D.D. from the University of Edinburgh in 1864.