Service, John (M)

b. 26 February 1833. d. 15 March 1884. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, editor, novelist, and Church of Scotland clergyman. Alternative signature: “J. Service.” Born in Campsie, Stirlingshire. Educated at the University of Glasgow. Editor of the *Dumbarton Herald* (1857). Married Jessie Bayne on 29 April 1859. Ordained in 1862. Moved to Australia and became the minister at St John’s Presbyterian Church in Tasmania (1866-1869). Returned to Scotland in 1870 and became a minister in Glasgow (1878). Contributed to the *Glasgow Herald*. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Novantia 1880 Good Words Poet 3559