Leask, John

Education

Student United College 1872-1873 Eng. Lit.; Gk. 1; Lat. 1; Math. 1 1873-1874 Log.; Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 2 1874-1875 M. Phil.; Pol. Econ.; Gk. 3; Math. 3 1875-1876 N. Phil.; Chem. Gray bursar, 1872. Spence bursar, 1873, 1874, 1880. Bruce bursar, 1873, 1879. Carstairs prize, 1873, 1874, 1875. Miller prize, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876. Arnott prize, 1876.

Birth/childhood

Born 5.4.1857 only son of John Leask, teacher, Stirling and Eliza Hunter.

Attended Stirling High School (7), Anderson Institute, Lerwick (3) and Abbey Park, St Andrews (1).

Career

Also at Edinburgh University 1876-1877.

Death

Died at Stirling 3.12.1877 aged 20.

Sources

  • UYUC400:5.11.1872, 26.4.1873, 20.11.1873, 24.4.1874, 19.11.1874, 22.4.1875, 19.4.1876
  • UYUY452/19/242, 257, 261, 292, 302, 344, 20/34, 231, 278
  • Births Reg. Stirling 1857/118
  • Educ. News 1877 603
  • St Andrews Gazette 8.12.1877