Gordon, James Frederick Skinner

Education

Student United College Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1839-1840 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Log.; Math. 1; Sens. Phil. 1840-1841 Lat. Sen.; Gk. Sen.; Civ. Hist.; Math. 2; Ethics 1841-1842 Lat. 2; Gk. 2; Sens. Phil.; Chem.; N. Phil. Grant bursar, 1838. M.A. 1842 it is said, but record not found.

Birth/childhood

Baptised 18.11.1821 son of John Murdoch Gordon, general merchant, Keith and Helen Gordon Skinner.

Career

Episcopal clergyman, Pittenweem 1843. St Andrews, Glasgow 1844-1891 (retired). [Minister]

D.D. Hobart Episcopal College, New York 1860.

Publications

Scotichronicon: comprising Bishop Keith's Catalogue of Scottish bishops. (Glasgow: John Tweed, 1867)

The history of the province of Moray, by Lachlan Shaw. New ed., enlarged and brought down to the Present Time by J.F.S. Gordon. (Glasgow: Printed at the University Press and published by...Thomas D. Morison, 1882)

Death

Died Beith 26.1.1904 aged 83.

Sources

  • UYUC400:10.11.1838
  • DNB
  • Times 26.1.1904
  • UYUY674
  • Deaths Reg. Beith 1904/13