Martin, William

Education

Student United College 1832-1833 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1833-1834 Lat. Prov.; Log. 1834-1835 Ethics 1835-1836 Math. 3 1836-1837 Physics; Chem. Guild bursar, 1832. M.A. 6.11.1837.

Student St Mary’s College 1837-1839, 1839-1841 occ. Exchequer bursar, 1838. LL.D. 13.2.1869.

Birth/childhood

Born c. 1817 son of David Martin, lessee of salmon fishings, Broughty Ferry and Helen Leslie.

Career

Mathematics teacher, Madras College, St Andrews to 1846. [Teacher]

Professor of Moral Philosophy, Marischal College, Aberdeen 1846-1860. Professor of Moral Philosophy, Aberdeen University 1860-1876 (retired).

[University professor]

Publications. Gave £35 in 1859 to increase Guild bursary endowment.

Death

Died 18.2.1890.

Sources

  • UYUC400:10.11.1832
  • UYUY452/15/251
  • Dundee town council minute 1.11.1832, 8.12.1859
  • Fifeshire Jnl. 26.2.1846 p3
  • F. Boase, Modern English Biography...1851-1900. 6v. (Truro, 1892-1921), Supp.
  • Records Marischal College ii p49
  • Deaths Reg. Perth 1890/122