Dalgleish, James Ogilvy


Student United College 1815-1816 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1816-1817 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. Jun. 1817-1818 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Log.; Math. Prov. (Secondar).


Born 31.5.1800 3rd son of William Dalgleish of Scotscraig and Isobel Ogilvy.


Entered Royal Navy in 1818. Placed on reserve list 1851. Retired as Commander 1864. One of 44 founders of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club and the chief framer of its rules. [Soldier]

Resided at Woodburne, Ceres.


Died 29.11.1875 at Mayfield, Dundee, the home of his son.


  • F. Boase, Modern English Biography...1851-1900. 6v. (Truro, 1892-1921)
  • Fifeshire Jnl. 2.12.1875 p4
  • Monumental inscription, Ceres