Roger/[Rogers], Charles


Student United College 1839-1840 Gk. Jun.; Lat. Jun. 1840-1841 Gk. Sen.; Lat. Sen.; Log.; Math. 1 1841-1842 Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 2; Ethics 1842-1843 Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Physics; Physiol. Gen. & Anat. Comp. Garth bursar, 1839.

Student St Mary’s College 1843-1846. Garth bursar, 1845, 1846. Gray prize, 1844.

Said in various sources to be D.D. St Andrews 1881, but no trace found, probably granted by an overseas institution.


Born 18.4.1825 son of James Roger, minister at Dunino and Jean Haldane.


Licensed by St Andrews presbytery 1846.

Minister Dunfermline North 1849-1850 (resigned). Chaplain to garrison of Stirling Castle 1855-1863. Prime mover in erection of Wallace monument. Founder of Grampian Club. Claimed to be founder of Royal Historical Society.

Publications. LL.D. Columbia College, N.Y. [Columbia College, New York] 1853.


Died 18.9.1890.