Scrimgeour, John Cockburn

Education

Student United College 1884-1885 Gk. 1; Lat. 1; Math. 1 1885-1886 Gk. 1; Lat. 1; Math. 1 1886-1887 Log.; Gk. 2; Lat. 2 1887-1888 M. Phil. & Pol. Econ.; Eng. Lit.; Math. 2 1888-1889 N. Phil.; Adv. Met.; Educ. Garth bursar, 1885. M.A. 18.4.1889.

Student St Mary’s College 1888-1889.

D.D. 6.7.1923.

Birth/childhood

Born 11.7.1867 son of John Scrimgeour, provision merchant, Dundee and Esther Mair.

Career

Also at Edinburgh, New College - divinity student 1889-1893 and Universities of Marburg and Berlin [University of Marburg, University of Berlin].

Ordained by Free Church for Calcutta 1896. [Minister]

Professor of English Language and Literature, Duff College, Calcutta 1896 - 8.8.1925 (died). [University professor]

Publications

Death

[Died 8.8.1925.]

Sources

  • UYUY452/20/570
  • J.A. Lamb ed. Fasti of the United Free Church of Scotland 1900-1929
  • W. Ewing, Annals of the Free Church of Scotland 1843-1900 (1914)
  • Births Reg. Dundee 2 Dist. 1867/1137