Sime, John


Student United College 1861-1862 Eng. Lit.; Gk. 1; Lat. 1; Math. 1; N. Hist.; Civ. Hist. 1862-1863 Log.; Lat. 2; Math. 2. Attended Established Church while a student.

LL.D. 14.4.1892 in absentia.


Born 8.6.1842 son of John Sime (Sim), Inchture and Catharine Ferguson.


Went to India about 1864 as Professor in Doveton College of which he became Principal, then entered government service. Inspector of Schools, Lahore in 1881. Director of Public Instruction, India 1890 - 1901. [Civil servant]

LL.D. Aberdeen 1906. Litt.D. Punjab 1900.


Died 6.3.1911.


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