Sharp/[Shairp], John Campbell ♂
Student United College 1875-1876 Gk. 2; Lat. 2 1876-1877 Log.; Gk. 2; Math. 1.
Born 10.6.1858 son of John Campbell Shairp, Principal of United College and Eliza Douglas.
Attended School at Brenchley, Kent (2) and Fettes College (3).
Also at Oxford University - B.A. 1881 and Edinburgh University - law student 1881-1882.
Admitted advocate 1883. Sheriff substitute of Ayrshire. [Lawyer]
Succeeded his uncle as 12th Laird of Houston in 1891.
- Fettes Coll. Reg.
- F.J. Grant, The Faculty of Advocates in Scotland 1532-1943 (Edinburgh, 1944) (SRS145).