Chalmers, Charles


Student United College 1805-1806 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1806-1807 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Log.; Hist. Civ.; 1807-1808 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Ethics; Math. Jun. 1808-1809 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. Prov.; Physics. (Secondar). Cupar bursar, 1806. Bayne bursar, 1806.

Student St Mary’s College 1809-1811, 1812-1813. Table bursar, 1809. Alexander Yeaman bursar, 1811.


Born 16.1.1792 son of John Chalmers, shipowner and merchant, Anstruther Easter and Elizabeth Hall.


Went to Edinburgh and started publishing business in partnership with William Collins. In 1833 he opened Merchiston Castle School in the running of which he was later assisted by three sons.


Died 12.11.1864.


  • UYUC400:2.5.1806, 5.11.1806
  • UYSM400/3/289, 309
  • Cupar Town Council minute 19.4.1806
  • Book of the Old Edinburgh Club 15 1927 App. p24