Paterson/[Patterson], James


Student United College 1821-1822 Gk. Jun.; Lat. Jun. 1822-1823 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Log.; Math. Jun. 1823-1824 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Ethics; Math. 2 1824-1825 Physics. (Ternar). Part bursary, 1824.


Born July 1807 son of [?John] Paterson, ?wheelwright, St Andrews and [ ].


Also at Haileybury College.

Ordained missionary to Calcutta 21.12.1831at Congregational Church, St Andrews. Arrived Calcutta 1832. Went to Berhampur, where his wife Isabella Paterson (? From Lauder) died in 1847.

Returned to Britain and remarried. Sailed again for India in 1850. Worked for Calcutta tract society. Second wife died 24.5.1853.


Died on the Ganges [India], while on a missionary journey to Dacca 10.12.1854.


  • UYUC400:13.11.1824
  • UYUC516:1822
  • Chalmers, Class list, New College CHA6.14.1-4
  • London Miss. Soc. Register
  • Sibree No.290
  • Surman Index Online