John Govan ca.1655-1729

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John GOVAN ca.1655-1729

Biographical Note

Probably to be identified as John Govan, minister at Campsie (ca. 1655–1729). His death is recorded by Wodrow's Analecta: ‘September 18. — Upon the 18th, Mr John Govan, Minister at Campsie since the Revolution, dyed. He was turned seventy, unmarried’.


Used an engraved bookplate:

Franks 12377 Govean, The Reverend Mr. John. Minister of the Gospel at Campsie. (Ro. Mylne sc.)


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
  • Robert Wodrow, Analecta: or materials for a history of remarkable providences mostly relating to Scotch ministers and christians, 1843, v. 4, p. 77.