Duff, Alexander

Education

Student United College 1821-1822 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun.; Math. Jun. 1822-1823 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. 2; Log. 1823-1824 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. 3; Ethics. 1824-1825 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Physics. (Ternar). Foundation bursar, 1821. Gray prize, 1825. M.A. 1824 (Senate Minutes).

Student St Mary’s College 1825-1828, 1828-1829 occ. Gray prize, 1829.

Birth/childhood

Born 25.4.1806 son of James Duff, gardener, Auchnahyle, Moulin and Jean Rattray.

Career

Licensed by St Andrew presbytery 1829.

First official Church of Scotland missionary to India 1829 - 1834. In Scotland 1834 - 1840. In India 1840 - ? 1856 - 1863.

Professor of Evangelistic Theology, New College, Edinburgh. [University professor]

LL.D. Marischal College, Aberdeen 1835.

Publications

The Jesuits: the origin and order, morality and practices, suppression and restoration.3rd ed. (Edinburgh: John Johnstone, 1848)

Death

Died 12.2.1878.

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