Honeyman, David


Student United College 1833-1834 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1834-1835 Gk. Prov.; Log.; Math. 1 1835-1836 Gk. Prov.; Ethics 1836-1837 Physics; Chem.; Gk. Prov.; Math. 2 Lawson bursar, 1833.


Born 1.6.1817 at Balmerino son of David Honeyman, sailor, Dundee and Anne Rait.


Theological student O.P. Church [Orthodox Presbyterian Church] 1836-1841.

Licensed by Dundee O.P. presbytery 1841. Joined Free Church.

Professor of Hebrew, Free Church College, Halifax N.S. [Free Church College, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada] 1848-1850. Left Free Church.. Did missionary work. Minister Antigonish 1853-1858. Studied geology. Curator Halifax Museum 1868. Professor of Natural History and Chemistry, King’s College, Windsor of which he became hon. D.C.L. in 1864. [University professor]


Giants and pigmies (geological): earth's order of formation and life and harmony of the two records. (Halifax, Nova Scotia: Museum and Booksellers, 1887)


Died Halifax N.S. [Nova Scotia, Canada] 17.10.1889.


  • UYUC400: 7.12.1833
  • Dundee Town Council minutes 10.10.1833
  • UYUY674 A. W. Herdman
  • Edinburgh, New College, G. Brown, Annals of the Divinity Hall of the Secession Church of Scotland...(?1869) Manuscript UPC3
  • Dict. Canad. Biog.