Lyell, George

Education

Student United College 1877-1878 Gk. 1; Lat. 1; Math. 1 1878-1879 Log.; Gk. 2; Lat. 2 1879-1880 M. Phil.; Eng. Lit.; Lat. 3; Math. 2 1880-1881 N. Phil.; Chem.; Educ. Garth bursar, 1877. St Andrews University Endowment bursar, 1878. Miller prize, 1881. M.A. 22.4.1882.

Birth/childhood

Born 18.11.1858 son of John Lyell, grocer, Newburgh and Barbara Miller.

Attended Newburgh Public School.

Career

Pupil teacher, Newburgh. Taught Classics at Ayr Academy then Head of Classics department at Daniel Stewart’s College, Edinburgh for 34 years. Retired 1922. [Teacher]

Death

Died at Scone 2.1.1938.

Sources

  • UYUC400:1 & 8.11.1877, 16.4.1881
  • UYUY452/20/160
  • EN 1877 543
  • Scottish Educational Journal 14.1.1938
  • After Many Days Club Report 1938
  • Deaths Reg. Scone 1938/1