Carson, Aglionby Ross

Education

LL.D. 28.4.1826 gratis.

Birth/childhood

Born 1780 at Holywood, Dumfriesshire.

Career

Studied Edinburgh University 1797 - 1801 arts and 1801-1804 divinity. [Arts student, divinity student]

Rector Dumfries Grammar School 1801 - 1806. Classics master, Edinburgh High School 1806 - 1820. Rector 1820 - 1845 (resigned). [Teacher]

Declined chair of Greek at St Andrews University in 1820.

Classical scholar. Publications. F.R.S.E. 1821.

C. Cornelii Taciti opera: ad fidem optimorum exemplarium recensuit A.R. Carson, LL.D. (Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute, 1843)

etc.

Death

Died at Edinburgh 4.11.1850.

Sources

  • DNB