Messieux, Samuel


Teacher of French in United College 1817-1834.


Born Switzerland c. 1787 son of Louis Isaac Henry Messieux and Ilauve Louise Vulliamoz.


Teacher of French in United College 1817-1834. [St Andrews University]

Came to St Andrews with an English family who had been resident in Russia. French teacher at Madras College, St Andrews 1834-1854 (retired). A remarkable golfer. Elected member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, 1820. [Teacher]


Died at St Andrews 25.8.1859 aged 72.


  • Madras Trustees minutes 8.1.1834
  • Fifeshire Jnl. 1.9.1859 p4
  • Gentleman's Magazine 1859 ii 541
  • Madras College Mag. No. 3 p30
  • Alumnus Chronicle 29 p18 - 19
  • Deaths Reg. St Andrews
  • Monumental inscription St Andrews Cathedral burial ground