Fullarton was the son of James McCloy, alias Fullarton, of Ballochindryan and Jean Stewart, the daughter of John Stewart of Ascog. His grandfather is thought to have been Duncan, or Donald McCloy, minister at
Kilmodanbetween at least 1609 and 1629, who was still alive as late as 1659, when he received a grant from the Synod of Argyll because of his poverty.
Fullerton obtained the degree of Master of Arts from
Glasgow Universityin 1665. Following his ordination, he was minister at Kilmodanfrom 1669 to 1684 and at Paisleybetween 1684 and 1689, whence he was ejected at the Revolution. Robert Wodrowrecorded in 1703 that Fullarton was present with other Episcopal clergy at a service in Glasgow to commemorate the execution of Charles I, and he also preached there. The connection with Paisley had not been broken, and Fullarton was at the deathbed of the young Lady Dundonald in Paisley in 1710, and later celebrated Holy Communionfor the widowed Earl in Paisley Abbey, "the first instance of Communion at Yule so openly celebrated in this country," according to Wodrow. By 1712, Wodrow considered Fullarton to be "the man of that [Episcopalian] party in most repute in this country."
John Fullarton was consecrated bishop by the Archbishop of Glasgow, the Bishop of Edinburgh and Bishop of Dunblane on 25 January 1705 and was elected Bishop of Edinburgh and Primus in April 1720, with limited metropolitan powers, following the death of Dr
Alexander Rose. He served as Bishop until his death on 27 April 1727 ["per" Bertie; other sources suggest early May 1727.] at his estate at Greenhall.
Following his election, Fullarton appears to have made strong protestations of loyalty to the Old Pretender (in exile) and to have had numerous dealings with the Old Pretender’s agent,
George Lockhart. (According to Thomas Stephen: “The hope of the restoration of the old dynasty was strong in the minds of the bishops…”) The "Scottish Magazine and Churchman’s Review" summed up Fullarton’s episcopate in this way: “...he greatly exerted himself to accommodate the differences which existed among the clergy respecting usages, and endeavoured also to restore a proper distribution of Episcopal superintendence, for which, however, the state of the Church was not then ripe.”
Fullarton married, first, Anna Haldane (who died 28 July 1679), secondly, Barbara Hamilton and, thirdly, Isobel Sinclair. His son by his second wife, John Fullarton of Greenhall, who did not long survive him, was a Surveyor of Customs.
*David M. Bertie, "Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000" (Continuum International, 2000)
*Thomas Stephen, "The History of the Church of Scotland: From the Reformation to the Present Time, Vol. IV" (John Lendrum, London, 1845)
*"The Scottish Magazine and Churchman's Review" (R. Lendrum & Co, Edinburgh, 1849)
*Robert Wodrow, "Analecta" (1843); "Correspondence" (1842); "Early Letters" (1937)
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