Robertson, James

Education

Student St Mary’s College 1859-1862. Foundation bursar, 1859. Chancellor’s prize, 1861.

LL.D.2.4.1907.

Birth/childhood

Born 2.3.1840 son of William Robertson, shoemaker, Alyth and Marjory Mitchell.

Career

Also at King’s College, Aberdeen - M.A. 1859.

Licensed by St Andrews presbytery.

Missionary Constantinople [now Istanbul, Turkey] 1862-1864. Beirut 1864-1867. Minister Mayfield, Edinburgh 1875-1877. Professor of Hebrew, Glasgow University 1877 - 1907 (resigned). [University professor]

Publications. D.D. Aberdeen 1880.

Death

Died 23.12.1920.

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