Haxton, Archibald

Education

Student United College 1807-1808 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun.; Math. Jun. 1808-1809 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Log.; Math. Jun. 1809-1810 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Ethics. (Ternar). Foundation bursar, 1807.

Birth/childhood

Probably baptised 18.3.1783 son of William Halkerston, Kirkcaldy and Grisel Fyfe.

Career

Theological student U.S. Church [United Secession Church] 1809. [Theology student]

Rector Dunfermline Grammar School 1810-1849. [Teacher]

Death

Died Markinch 11.10.1850 aged 71, where his son was schoolmaster.

Sources

  • UYUC400:3.11.1807
  • E, Henderson, Annals of Dunfermline p663
  • Edinburgh, New College, G. Brown, Annals of the Divinity Hall of the Secession Church of Scotland...(?1869) Manuscript UPC3
  • J.M. Beale, A history of the burgh and parochial schools of Fife. Unpublished appendices to Edinburgh University PhD thesis.
  • Fife Herald 17.10.1850
  • Parliamentary Papers 1841 Session 1 vol. xix pt 1 - name wrongly given as ‘Morton’
  • Letter from Mrs J. S. C. Christie, a descendant 26.4.1989