Trotter, Alexander M’Kay

Education

Student United College 1854-1855 Gk. 1; Lat. 1 1855-1856 Lat. 2; Math. 1; Log. 1856-1857 Gk. 2; Math. 2; M. Phil. 1857-1858 Gk. 3; Lat. 3; Math. 3; N. Phil.; Exp. Physics 1858-1859 N. Phil.; Math. 3; Pol. Econ.; Chem. Rorie bursar, 1854. Carstairs prize, 1858. Attended the Established Church while a student. B.A. 28.4.1858. M.A. 28.4.1859.

Student St Mary’s College 1859-1861, 1861-1864 occ. Alexander bursar, 1859. Rector’s prize, 1861. B.D. 25.4.1867.

Birth/childhood

Baptised 27.11.1836 son of James Jeffrey Trotter, schoolmaster, Eyemouth and Barbara Mackay. [Teacher]

Career

Schoolmaster Inverarity 1861-1877. Headmaster North Fort Street School, Leith from 1877. Then Lecturer in English, Church of Scotland training College, Edinburgh until his death. [Teacher, university lecturer]

Publications

Death

Died 9.7.1902.

Sources

  • UYUC310
  • UYUC400:16.12.1854
  • UYSM400/5/242, 292
  • UYUY452/17/427
  • Census 1861 St Andrews
  • Education News 1877 p421
  • St Andrews Citizen 19.7.1902
  • Deaths Reg. Newington 1902/779