Morrison, John

Education

Student United College 1872-1873 Eng. Lit.; Gk. 1; Lat. 1; Math. 1 1873-1874 Log.; Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 2 1874-1875 M. Phil.; Pol. Econ.; Gk. 3; Lat. 3; Math. 3 1875-1876 N. Phil.; Chem.; Gk. 3. Patrick Yeaman bursar, 1872. Ramsay bursar, 1874. Miller prize, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876. Arnott prize, 1876. M.A. 20.4.1877.

Student St Mary’s College 1876-1880. Class prize, 1877, 1878, 1879. Chancellor’s prize, 1879, 1880. Cook & McFarlan prize, 1880. Gray prize, 1879. Tyndall Bruce scholar, 1879. B.D. 29.4.1880.

Assistant in divinity and church history, St Mary’s College 1912-1914.

D.D. 2.4.1901.

Birth/childhood

Born 10.5.1856 son of John Morrison, schoolmaster, Logie Pert and Elizabeth Paterson Cameron. [Teacher]

Career

Professor of English, Church of Scotland College, Calcutta 1883-1889. Principal of college 1889 - 1904 (retired). [University professor]

Returned to Scotland.

Assistant in divinity and church history, St Mary’s College 1912-1914. [St Andrews University]

Publications

New ideas in India during the nineteenth century. (Edinburgh: George A. Morton, 1906)

Death

Died 14.2.1932.

Sources

  • UYUC400:25.11.1872, 19.2.1874, 24.4.1874, 19.11.1874, 22.4.1875, 19.4.1876
  • UYSM400/6/113, 136, 157, 164, 170
  • UYUY452/20/34, 185, 202
  • UY256
  • Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae
  • Alumnus Chronicle 11 p20