Playfair, James

Education

Student United College 1805-1806 Gk. Jun.; Lat. Jun. 1806-1807 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Log.; Hist. Civ.; Math. Jun. 1807-1808 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Math. Prov.; Ethics 1808-1809 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Physics. (Secondar).

Student St Mary’s College 1809-1810. Alexander bursar, 1809.

Birth/childhood

Born 12.8.1791 youngest son of James Playfair, Principal of United College, St Andrews and Margaret Lyon.

Career

Merchant in Glasgow.

Death

Died in Edinburgh 11.1.1866.

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