Papers of The Very Rev Prof James Whyte (1920-2005)
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Biographical / Historical
Included in the collection are family papers which belonged to Elizabeth Wilson Whyte née Mill (1920-1988), who was married to James Whyte. The papers relate to James Mill (1862-1949) and Rev Adam Davidson (1830-1908). James Mill was Elizabeth’s paternal grandfather: her father was Rev George Scott Mill (1891-1987). James Mill married Janet Carlyle Davidson (1864-1935), daughter of Rev Adam Davidson.
James Mill (1862-1949) was born in Arbroath and educated at Arbroath High School and Daniel Stewart’s in Edinburgh. He graduated M.A. at Edinburgh University and went on to lecture in Latin there for 31 years.
Rev Adam Davidson (1830-1949) was the Minister of the Parish of Yetholm. As well as being the father of Janet Carlyle Mill (1864-1935), wife of James (above), he was also the father of Lieutenant-Colonel James Little Davidson, DSO, ISM (1865-1933)
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