UMFC minister, born in Edinburgh on 14 May 1840. His WM parents had joined the WMA in 1835. After 15 years in northern circuits he moved to London. Among his connexional offices, he was Book Steward from 1883 to 1911, combining this with that of Editor 1892-1897. He edited a long series of 'Crombie's Stories for the Crowd' . He died on 13 September 1915.