Robert Murray M‘Cheyne was the subject of the Evangelical Library Annual Lecture given by Rev. John J. Murray in 1993. This is available as a 32 page booklet with the sub-title “The Making of a Man of God”. It is well researched and contains 60 references, 23 of which are for quotes from Yeaworth’s 1957 unpublished PhD thesis or view Abstract).

Published by Focus Christian Ministries Trust, 6 Orchard Road, Lewes, E.Sussex. ISBN 1-870223-25-X.   For further details please contact Mr S J Taylor, Librarian, The Evangelical Library, 78a Chiltern Street, London W1M 2HB. Tel : +44 (0)171 935 6997.

A Lecture on the life and poetry of the Rev. R. M. MacCheyne.” With an appendix on behalf of the Field Lane Ragged School … By a Ragged School Teacher.   Published: London, 1847. 12o. Information from the British Library Public Catalogue  [Shelfmark: 4955.aa.38.(3.)]

Did you know that it was a visit to this Ragged School in the Camden district of London in 1843 that inspired the famous novelist Charles Dickens to write, “A Christmas Carol“?

Robert Murray M‘Cheyne (1813-1843)” by David F. Haslam.  This lecture was given at the meeting of the Summer School at St Mary’s Church, Cheadle, Cheshire, UK held on Wednesday 13th August, 2003.  The full paper in PDF format can be downloaded here

Click here to download a PowerPoint slideshow of the 2005 repeat of the lecture, again given in the Summer School at St Mary’s Church Cheadle.

For anyone without a licensed purchased copy of MS Office, they can use the free PowerPoint viewer available from Microsoft.
An audio recording was made, copies of which may be obtained by writing to St Mary’s Tape Library. For contact details, please visit the web-site for Cheadle Parish Church.