Watson, William


Student United College 1783-1784 Gk. Jun.; Lat. Jun. 1784-1785 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Log. 1785-1786 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Ethics 1786-1787 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; N. Phil. (Ternar). Cupar bursar, 1783.

Student St Mary’s College 1787-1791, 1791-1792 occ.


Born c. 1768 son of William Watson, weaver, Ferniehill.


(Perhaps the man who was schoolmaster Kennoway Oct. 1803 - June 1805. Aberdour December 1805 - 11.9.1809 (demitted). Another William Watson was congregational minister Irving St., Dumfries 1806-1809. [Teacher, minister])


  • UYUC400:22.11.1783
  • J.M. Beale, A history of the burgh and parochial schools of Fife. Unpublished appendices to Edinburgh University PhD thesis
  • Surman Index Online