Visit from Garry Cant – Ancestor of Reverend Andrew Cant

24th October 2018

Trinity Hall were delighted to welcome Mr Garry Cant from Queensland Australia for a tour with Ex Deacon Convener David Parkinson. Mr Cant is a distant descendant of the late Reverend Andrew Cant whose portrait hangs within Trinity Hall. Reverend Andrew Cant was the Rector of Kings College in 1651 and his son, also Andrew, and a Minister went on to become the principal of Edinburgh University. Mr Cant and his wife visited several sites of relevance to their family history on their trip to Aberdeen including Edinburgh University and St Nicholas Kirkyard where Reverend Andrew Cant is buried.

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