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Biography of Claudius Buchanan

Graduate Record for Claudius Buchanan

Forename: Claudius
Surname: Buchanan
Degree Information: DD (1804)
Countries of Association: Scotland; England

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Addison 1727-1897 reads: Tutor (1780-82) to sons of Campbell of Dunstaffnage; at Glasgow College 1782-84; Tutor (1784-86) in Islay and Kintyre; 1787, travelled to Newcastle (en route for London) as an intinerant musician; 1787-91, Law Clerk in London; 1791-95, at Queen's College, Cambridge; 1795, Curate of St Mary's Woolnoth, London; 1796, appointed Chaplain at Bengal to H.E.I. Co.; 1797, Chaplain at Barrackpore; 1799, third Chaplain to the Presidency at Calcutta; 1800, Professor of Greek, Latin, and English Classics in, and Vice-Provost of, the College of Fort-William, Calcutta; 1807, returned to England; born at Cambuslang, 12th march, 1766; died at Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, 9th February, 1815.

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Claudius Buchanan
Born 12 March 1766.
Died 9 February 1815.
GU Degree: DD, 1804;
University Link: DD (1804) Graduate
Record last updated: 20th Nov 2013

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Cambuslang
Place of Birth

England England, Broxbourne
Place of Death

India India, No Region

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