Henderson, John


Student United College 1839-1840 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun.; Math. 1; Sens. Phil. 1840-1841 Lat. Sen.; Gk. Sen.; Log.; Math. 2; Civ. Hist. 1841-1842 Lat. 2; Gk. 2; Math. 3; Ethics; Physiol.; Sens. Phil. 1842-1843 Lat. 2; Gk. 2; Ethics; Physics; Chem.; Sens. Phil.; Anat. Descr.; Physiol. Gen. & Anat. Comp. Foundation bursar, 1839. M.A. 29.4.1843.

Sent down 1843 in Rectorial election row, but probably rescinded.


Baptised 30.1.1825 son of John Henderson, Bo’ness and Jane Oswald.


Licensed by Linlithgow Free Church presbytery 1847.

Free Church minister Orwell 1848-1853. Port Glasgow 1853-1857 (died in Cairo where he had gone for health reasons). [Minister]


Died [1857] in Cairo [Egypt] where he had gone for health reasons


  • UYUC400:6.11.1839
  • United College prize list
  • Fifeshire Jnl. 16.3.1843 p3
  • W. Ewing, Annals of the Free Church of Scotland 1843-1900 (Edinburgh, 1914)