Brown, James ♂
Student United College 1777-1781. b,s,s,m. (Ternar).
Cupar bursar, 1778.
Student St Mary’s College 1782-1784.
Licensed by St Andrews presbytery 1789.
Minister at Dunino 1790 - 1796. Professor of natural philosophy Glasgow University 1796 - 1803 (retired), but only taught one session in Glasgow before returning to reside in St Andrews. Taught natural philosophy after coming back to St Andrews where he stayed until at least 1823. [University professor]
LL.D. M.C. Aberdeen 1796.
Resided latterly in Edinburgh, where he died 3.11.1836.
- 22.4.1796, 4.6.1806
- W.I. Addison, Roll of the graduates of the University of Glasgow 1727-1897 (Glasgow, 1898)
- Coutts, History of Glasgow Univ
- Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae
- Hanna I 12,72,465ff
- Fife Jnl 24.11.1836 p2