John Jamieson

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John Jamieson

Rev John Jamieson by John Kay.png
Rev John Jamieson bi John Kay
Born5 Mairch 1759
Glesga
Died12 July 1838 (1838-07-13) (aged 79)
George Square, Edinburgh
Restin place
St. Cuthbert's Cemetery, Edinburgh
NaitionalityScottish
CitizenshipGreat Britain
EddicationGlasgow Grammar School
Alma materGlesga University (1768-71)
Edinburgh University (1775-6)
College of New Jersey (DD 1795)
ThriftLicensed meenister (1781)
Meenister o secessionist congregation Farfar, Angus
Meenister o the Nicolson Street Antiburgher Church, Edinburgh (1797–1830)
Notable wirk(s)"Etymological Dictionary of The Scottish Language" (1808)
"History of the Culdees" (1811)
"Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland" (1828)
Hauf-marrae(s)Charlotte Watson (dee'd 1837)
Notes

Rev John Jamieson FRSE FSA Scot FRSL (5 Mairch 1759 – 12 Julie 1838) wis a Scots meenister o releegion, lexicographer, philologist an antiquary. His maist important wirk is the Dictionary of the Scottish Language.