Todd, David

Education

Student United College 1773-1776 b, s, t. (Ternar).

Apparently M.A. by 1779.

Student St Mary’s College 1776-1781. Listed for Exchequer bursary, 1779.

Birth/childhood

(Possibly baptised 5.6.1757 son of Alexander Tod, tenant, Gibliston, Carnbee and Margaret Coupar. [Farmer])

Career

Schoolmaster Kennoway by June 1778 - 28.3.1792 - dismissed for profane swearing, habitual drinking, rioting and fighting. [Teacher]

Joined Army - 2nd Battalion 90th Foot 1794-1797. 25th Foot 1797-1799. Invalids & Veterans Battalion 1799 - 1806 (Acting Quartermaster). Married and had children in Kennoway from 1806 (Episcopalians by this time). [Soldier]

Sources

  • UYUY452/8/273
  • Correspondence files of the Keeper of Muniments, University of St Andrews 2.4.1984, 15.6.1985 J. Tod