Robertson, James


Student United College 1792-1793 Gk. Jun.; Lat. Jun. 1793-1794 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Log. 1794-1795 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Ethics; N. Phil. 1795-1796 Gk. Prov. (Ternar). Foundation bursar, 1792.

Student St Mary’s College 1795-1796, 1796-1798 occ. 1798-1799, 1799-1800 occ. Listed for Exchequer bursary, 1799, 1801, 1802.


Born 5.5.1776 son of James Robertson, Fortingall and Catherine M’Kerchar.


Schoolmaster and clerk Strowan and Blair Atholl 1798 - 1803. Married Jane Stewart, Fortingall in 1799. Minister Charlottetown, Cape Breton Island from 1805. then in Genesee Co., N.Y. State [Genesee County, New York state]c. 1812. Then in Hanover, Ohio. From 1820’s Minister Bethel Presbyterian Church, Hanover and from 1848 minister Free Presbyterian Church, Hanover, both of which he started. [Teacher]


Died Hanover [Ohio, U.S.A.] 13.12.1856.


  • UYUC400:6.11.1792
  • UYUY452/10/207, 303, 371
  • Letter from granddaughter aged 86, Evanston, Ill. in Correspondence files of the Keeper of Muniments, University of St Andrews 1964/65
  • Photo from Atholl papers in Supp. File
  • Letter from Mrs Goelz 1979/80