Lumsden, James [Dryburgh]


Student United College 1823-1824 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun.; Math. Jun. 1824-1825 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Math. 2; Log. 1825-1826 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. 3; Ethics 1826-1827 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Physics. (Ternar). Bayne bursar, 1826.

Student St Mary’s College 1827-1828. Part bursary, 1828.

D.D. 13.2.1869.


Born 26.1.1810 eldest son of James Lumsden, tobacconist and merchant, Dysart and Margaret Oswald.


Also at Edinburgh University - divinity student 1829-1831.

Licensed by Kirkcaldy presbytery 1831.

Minister Inverbrothock 1836-1838. Barry 1838-1843. Barry Free Church 1843-1856. Professor of Theology, Free Church College, Aberdeen 1856-1864. Principal 1864-7.10.1875 (died). [University professor]



[Died 7.10.1875.] Interred Allervale cemetery, Aberdeen.


  • UYUC400:9.12.1826
  • UYSM400/4/69
  • UYSM600/1.1
  • Chalmers, Class list, New College CHA6.14.1-4
  • A. S. Cunningham, Dysart p 117
  • Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae
  • Edinburgh, New College CHA4.45.23, CHA4.50.13, CHA4.86.48
  • Monumental inscription, Dysart