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Matthew Adam

Biography of Matthew Adam

Graduate Record for Matthew Adam

Forename: Matthew
Surname: Adam
Degree Information: MA (1808)
Countries of Association: Scotland

Further information from the University records:

Addison 1727-1897 reads: Taught a School of his own in Glasgow, 1808-11; Rector of the Royal Academy of Inverness, 1811-39, when retired on a pension; taught in his own house in Glasgow, 1840-50; resident in Ayr, 1850-53; born at Bargeny, Parish of Dailly, Ayrshire, 20th February, 1780; died at Ayr, 10th December, 1853; while a lad wrought extra hours as a Blacksmith, sold nails which he made from cast off horse- shoes, and thereby earned money to take him to the University.

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Matthew Adam
University Link: MA (1808) Graduate
GU Degree: MA, 1808;
Record last updated: 12th Jun 2009

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