Lyon, David


Student United College 1853-1854 Gk. 1; Lat. 1; Math. 1 1854-1855 Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 2; Log. 1855-1856 Gk. 3; Lat. 3; Math. 3 M. Phil.; Exp. Physics 1856-1857 N. Phil.; Pol. Econ.; Chem. Fallen bursary, 1856. Attended U.P. Church [United Presbyterian Church] while a student.


Baptised 18.1.1829 son of James Lyon, smallholder, Rait, Kilspindie and Christina Watson. [Farmer]


Licensed by U.P. presbytery Lochee [United Presbyterian presbytery Lochee], but never held a charge. Worked in jute works before coming to St Andrews as a student. Chaplain Dundee East Poorhouse, but soon devoted himself entirely to private teaching. [Minister, teacher]


Died 31.10.1902 aged 74.


  • UYUC310
  • UYUC400:19.4.1856
  • UYSM535
  • UYUY911 Classical Soc.
  • Dundee Y’bk 1902
  • Deaths Reg. Dundee St Clement 1902/363