Bethune/[Beatten], William


Student United College 1814-1815 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1815-1816 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. Jun.; Log. 1816-1817 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. Prov.; Ethics 1817-1818 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov. Physics; Chem. (Ternar)

Henry bursar, 1814.

Student St Mary’s College 1835-1836occ.


? Baptised 23.10.1798 son of William Bethune, Kennoway and Catherine Moir.


Also at Edinburgh University - divinity 1820-1822. [Divinity student]

Schoolmaster Beath to 1830 then Kennoway 1830 -1843 (resigned). Emigrated to Canada. Master at a High School in Montreal then resident missionary on the north shore of Lake Erie. [Teacher, missionary]

[Probably = Beatten, William]


  • UYUC400:2.11.1814
  • J.M. Beale, A history of the burgh and parochial schools of Fife. Unpublished appendices to Edinburgh University PhD thesis.
  • Parliamentary Papers 1841 Session 1 vol. xix pt 1
  • Fife family hist. 5 1992 28