Brown/?[Browne], James


Student United College 1806-1807 Lat. Jun.; Gk,. Jun. 1807-1808 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Log.; Math. Jun. 1808-1809 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. Prov.; Ethics 1809-1810 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Physics. (Ternar). Foundation bursar, 1806.


Born 1793 son of James Brown, manufacturer in Balbroggie, Coupar Angus and Janet Keay.


Also at Edinburgh University - divinity student 1810-1815. LL.D. K.C. Aberdeen [King's College Aberdeen] 1826.

Licensed for ministry. Tutor. Assistant master, Perth Academy. Advocate 1826. Edited Scots Magazine, Caledonian Mercury, North Briton and was assistant editor of the 7th edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica. Convert to Catholicism in last years. [Teacher, lawyer, editor]


Died 8.4.1841 near Edinburgh.


  • Births Reg. Coupar Angus
  • DNB
  • F.J. Grant, The Faculty of Advocates in Scotland 1532-1943 (Edinburgh, 1944) (SRS145).