Stevenson, William

Education

Student United College 1854-1855 Gk. 1; Lat. 1; Math. 1 1855-1856 Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 2; Log. 1856-1857 Gk. 3; Lat. 3; Math. 3; M. Phil.; Exp. Physics 1857-1858 Lat. 3; Pol. Econ.; N. Phil.; Chem. Merit in bursary comp., 1854. Attended Free Church while a student. B.A. 25.11.1857. M.A. 28.4.1858.

Birth/childhood

Baptised 13.10.1839 son of James Stevenson, builder, Findogask/Auchterarder and Elizabeth Young.

Attended Auchterarder Parish School and Dundee Seminaries.

Career

Also at Edinburgh New College - divinity student 1859-1863.

Free Church missionary Madras [now Chennai, India] 1864-1883 (resigned). Secretary Women’s Foreign Missions 1883 - death [1883-15.8.1916]. [Missionary]

Death

Died at Crieff 15.8.1916 aged 77.

Sources

  • UYUC400:8.11.1854
  • UYUY674 J. R. Chrystal
  • UYUY911 Literary Soc.
  • Edinburgh Evening News 16.8.1916
  • Deaths Reg. Crieff 1916/57