Forbes, James David ♂
Principal of United College 10.12.1859- 11.11.1868 (resigned).
Born 20.4.1809 youngest child of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo, Bt. [Baronet] and Wilhelmina Belsches or Stuart.
Educated Edinburgh University - LL.D. 1860.
Professor of Natural Philosophy, Edinburgh University 1833-1860. Principal of United College 10.12.1859- 11.11.1868 (resigned). [St Andrews University] [University professor]
Publications. D.C.L. Oxford 1853.
James D. Forbes, The Tour of Mont Blanc and of Monte Rosa. (Edinburgh: Black, 1855)
James D. Forbes, Travels Through the Alps. (London: Black 1900)
Died 31.12.1868 at Clifton. Buried Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh.