Oliphant, David

Education

Student United College 1893-1894 Log.; Eng. Lit.; Jun. Math. 1894-1895 M. Phil.; Eng. Lit.; French.

Birth/childhood

Born 10.7.1876 son of Thomas Truman Oliphant of Rossie, landed proprietor, J.P. [Justice of the Peace], retired army officer and Georgina Elizabeth Mansfield. [Landowner, soldier]

Career

In the British Consular Service, Peking [Bejing, China] 1897 - 1900.

Death

Died in defending the British Legation [China] 5.7.1900.

Sources

  • Births Reg. St Andrews 1876/97
  • Census 1881 St Andrews
  • Fife News Almanac 1901
  • Burke, Landed gentry