Webster, James


Student United College 1816-1817 Gk. Jun.; Lat. Jun.; Math. Jun. 1817-1818 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Log.; Math. Prov. 1818-1819 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Ethics 1819-1820 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Physics. (Secondar). Highest in bursary comp. But resigned claim, 1816.


Born 6.11.1802 5th son of John Webster, minister at Inverarity and Mary Bryce.


Studied for the Bar, then travelled in the Middle East for some years.

Wrote Travels through the Crimea, Turkey and Egypt. Published posthumously with memoir in 1830.


Died at Cairo [Egypt] 1.8.1828.


  • UYUC400:5.11.1816
  • Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae
  • Annual Register 1828 p251
  • Dundee Advertiser 20.11.1828
  • Monumental inscription St Andrews Cathedral burial ground