Lawson, Robert

Education

Student United College 1882-1883 Eng. Lit.; Gk. 1; Lat. 1; Math. 1 1883-1884 Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 2 1884-1885 N. Phil.; Log. 1885-1886 M. Phil. & Pol. Econ.; Chem.; Educ. M.A. 20.4.1887.

Birth/childhood

Born 12.10.1863 son of James Lawson, warehouseman, Glasgow and Janet Meikle.

Attended Clifton Bank School, St Andrews.

Career

Teacher and partner, Clifton Bank School, St Andrews then went into firm of Messrs Lawson Ltd, clothiers, Dundee and became managing director

Death

Died at St Andrews 29.8.1909 aged 45.

Sources

  • UYUC400:1.11.1881, 31.10.1882
  • Census 1891 St Andrews
  • St Andrews Citizen 4.9.1909
  • Monumental inscription St Andrews Cathedral burial ground new