Smeaton, David James ♂
Student United College 1842-1843 Physics; Sens. Phil. 1844-1845 Chem.
Born 13.9.1811 son of James Smeaton, slater, Dollar and Catherine Coventry.
Teacher Auchterarder, Rhynd and Strathmiglo to 1841. Arithmetic master, Madras College, St Andrews 1841-1854 then kept boarding house in what had been Black Bull Inn.
Started private school in Market Street and in 1859 bought Abbey Park where he resided and carried on his school.
Died at Abbey Park 29.9.1871 the day after he retired.
- St Andrews Citizen 7.10.1871 p2 col. 4
- Deaths Reg. St Andrews 1871/123