Taylor, William Alexander

Education

Student United College 1885-1886 Eng. Lit.; Gk. 1; Lat. 1; Math. 1 1886-1887 Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 2 1887-1888 N. Phil.; Log.; Gk. 3; Lat. 3 1888-1889 M. Phil. & Pol. Econ.; adv. Met.; Gk. 3; Educ. Lapsed bursary, 1889. Miller prize, 1886. M.A. 17.4.1890 1st cl. hons. Classics.

Birth/childhood

Born 11.1.1869 son of John Taylor, minister at Hawkhill U.F. Church, Dundee and Jessie Cook.

Attended Dundee High School.

Career

Classical master Miller Institute, Thurso to 1895. Classical master Harris Academy, Dundee 1895 - 1938 (retired). [Teacher]

Father of Wilfrid Taylor, journalist.

Death

Died in Edinburgh 17.3.1948.

Sources

  • UYUC400:18.4.1886, 21.2.1889
  • UYUY672
  • After Many Days Club Report 1948
  • Dundee Public Library, Dundee Obit. Bk. 1948 p16
  • Deaths Reg. St Andrew, Edinburgh 1948/147