Armstrong, Robert

Education

LL.D. 8.2.1879.

Birth/childhood

Born 6.6.1821 son of Thomas Armstrong, editor, Edinburgh and Jane Grieve.

Career

Studied Edinburgh University 1836 - 1838.

Head English master, Madras College, St Andrews c.1858 - 1889 ( retired ) [Teacher]

Publications

Introduction to English Etymology (Edinburgh: Sutherland & Knox, 1858)

The Practical English Grammar, with Exercises and Questions (Edinburgh: Chambers, 1868)

English Composition for the Use of Schools (Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1872)

Armstrong's English Etymology for Schools (Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd)

Armstrong's English Etymology for Junior Classes (Edinburgh: Sutherland & Knox, 1859) etc.

 

Death

Died at Kilmarnock 11.2.1902 aged 80.

Sources

  • St Andrews Citizen 15.2.1902
  • Deaths Reg. Kilmarnock 1902/66