Roberts, Alexander ♂
Professor of Humanity, St Andrews University 28.10.1871 - 30.9.1899 (resigned).
Born 12.5.1826 son of Alexander Roberts, flax spinner, Marykirk and Helen Stuart.
Studied King’s College, Aberdeen - M.A. 1847.
Also at New College, Edinburgh.
Free Church minister Stonehaven 1852-1857. Carlton Hill, London 1857-1871. [Minister]
Professor of Humanity, St Andrews University 28.10.1871 - 30.9.1899 (resigned). [University professor]
Member of the New Testament revision Committee. Cooperated with Principal Donaldson as editor of the Anti-Nicene Library.
Publications. D.D. Edinburgh 1864.
Died at Mitcham Park, Surrey 8.3.1901.
- W. Ewing, Annals of the Free Church of Scotland 1843-1900 (1914)
- College Echoes 1894/95 p205
- DNB Supp.