Somerville, John


Student St Mary’s College 1883-1885. Craig Buchanan bursar, 1883.


Born 17.7.1858 son of James Somerville, cotton weaver, Orwell and Margaret Hill.

Attended Brand’s School, Milnathort for 11 years.


Also at Edinburgh University from 1877 - M.A. 1881 (Does not appear in Edinburgh University general Council list).

Said to have married a Miss Scott in 1883. Withdrew his application for license before St Andrews presbytery by letter in 1886, saying he is emigrating to Australia.


  • UYSM400/6/221
  • UYUY7Sec1a/1883 John A. Black
  • Births Reg. Orwell 1858/28
  • East Fife Record 6.8.1886 p2