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Biography of James Burns

James Burns
James Burns

James Burns graduated MA in 1903 and married Helen Niven Fenwick (1866-1931). He became a teacher in Fraserburg and Mossel Bay in South Africa and died after a trip back to the UK in 1938. He was buried in the Red Sea.


James Burns

Born 8 February 1881, Kilsyth, Scotland.
Died 1938.
GU Degree: MA, 1903;
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: Headmaster; teacher
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
Record last updated: 2nd Mar 2012

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