Charles ROBERTSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1940-10-22
Education Camphill Sch Paisley, Univ of Edinburgh, New Coll Edinburgh
Publications N/A
Recreations Scottish and Edinburgh history, hymnody, collecting Canongate miscellanea
Clubs Athenaeum, Puffins, New (Edinburgh, hon memb), Royal Scots (Edinburgh, hon memb)
Style The Rev Charles Robertson, LVO
Career asst minister N Morningside Church Edinburgh 1964-65; parish minister: Kiltearn Ross-shire 1965-78, Canongate Kirk (The Kirk of Holyroodhouse) Edinburgh 1978-2005, minister emeritus 2005-; chaplain to: HM The Queen in Scotland 1991-, the High Constables and Guard of Honour of Holyroodhouse 1993-, the Lord High Cmmr the Gen Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1990, 1991 and 1996 (HRH The Princess Royal); convenor Gen Assembly's Panel on Worship 1995-99 (sec 1982-95); Church of Scotland rep Jt Liturgical Gp 1984-99 (chm 1994-99), tstee Church Hymnary Tst 1987-, pres Church Service Soc 1988-91 (hon pres 1991-); chaplain to: Clan Donnachaidh Soc 1981-96, Elsie Inglis Maternity Hosp 1982-87, Moray House Coll of Educn 1986-98, New Club Edinburgh 1986-, No 2 (City of Edinburgh) Maritime HQ Unit RAAF 1987-99, Edinburgh Univ at Moray House 1998-2002, No 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron RAAF 1999-, Incorporation of Goldsmiths of the City of Edinburgh 2000-, Co of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh 2002-, Edinburgh and Lothians Scots Guard Assoc 2004; Convenery of Trades of Edinburgh 2005; JP City of Edinburgh 1980-2006; lectr in church praise St Colm's Coll Edinburgh 1980-93; tstee: Edinburgh Old Town Tst 1987-91, Edinburgh Old Town Charitable Tst 1991-, Carnegie Tst for the Univs of Scotland 2005-; govr St Columba's Hospice 1986-2006; chm: Queensbury House Hosp 1989-95 (dir 1978-, vice-chm 1985-89), Queensbury House Tst 1996; memb: Exec Ctee Scot Veterans' Residences 1978-2005, Broadcasting Standards Cncl 1988-94, Historic Bldgs Cncl for Scotland 1990-99; sec Ctee to Revise the Church Hymnary 1995-2004, chm Soc for the Benefit of Sons & Daughters of the Clergy of the Church of Scotland (tstee 2003-); tstee Edinburgh World Heritage Tst 1999-2000
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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