Martin, Theodore


Rector of the University 1880 - 1883.


Born 16.9.1816 and baptised 13.1.1817 son of James Martin, solicitor, Edinburgh and Mary Reid. [Lawyer]


Studied Edinburgh University - LL.D. 1875.

Rector of the University of St Andrews 1880 - 1883. [St Andrews University]

Practised as a lawyer in Edinburgh until 1846 then in London until his death [1846-18.8.1909]. Man of letters.

K.C.B. [Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath]. Married Helen Faucit.


The life of his Royal Highness the Prince Consort. (Vol. 4). 4th ed. (London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1879)

Helena Faucit (Lady Martin). (Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1900)


Died 18.8.1909.


  • UYUC560:24.11.1881
  • Men of the Time
  • DNB
  • Theodore Martin in Wikipedia
  • and Inaugural address delivered by Sir Theodore Martin at his installation as Rector of the University of St Andrews, November 21, 1881.