Bonar, Dr. Horatius (Rev.), born 1808 at Edinburgh, and educated at the High School. He was ordained at Kelso (1837) to a ministry in the Free Church, and remained here for many years till he left it for an appointment to the Chalmers Memorial Free Church at Edinburgh. He is renowned for his Hymns of Faith and Hope, which are used extensively, and has published many other religious works. He has also edited the Christian Treasury, the Presbyterian Review, and the Quarterly Journal of Prophecy. He died in 1889.