Alexander Renton

Biography of Alexander Renton

Alexander Renton matriculated at the University in 1835, following his brother, Henry. He was the sixth son of William, a merchant of Edinburgh.

Renton became a United Presbyterian minister at Hull, from 1847 to 1851. He resigned and worked as theological tutor in Montego Bay Academy, Jamaica. He died at Kelso, on 25 October 1863, aged 42.


Alexander Renton
Born 1821.
Died 25 October 1863.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Arts, 1835;
Occupation categories: clergy
Record last updated: 23rd Jun 2014

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