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Neil Campbell, Principal

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Death: Died
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Son of John Campbell
Husband of Henrietta Campbell
Father of Ann Somerviile; Patrick Campbell; Archibald Campbell; Colin Campbell, Min. of Renfrew; Neil Campbell and 6 others

Occupation: principal of the University of Glasgow
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About Neil Campbell, Principal

Biographical Summary

Neil Campbell, born 1678, son of Major John C, of the Clenary family ; educated by his uncle, Patrick C, min. of Glenaray ; licen. by Presb. of Argyll 21st June 1701; ord. to Kilmallie 9th Sept. 1702; trans, to Rosneath 15th July 1709; trans, to Renfrew 18th July 1716; adm. Principal 17th Jan. 1728; died 22nd June 1761. He marr. 7th June 1705, Henrietta, second daugh. of Patrick Campbell of Kildusklan, and had issue —

  • Ann, born 16th Feb. 1712 (marr. John Somerville, Glasgow) ;
  • Patrick, surgeon, born 6th Dec. 1713, died in Jamaica, 16th Nov. 1739;
  • Archibald, captain 26th Marines, born 5th Jan. 1716, died unmarr. ;
  • Isabella, born 6th and died 9th Sept. 1717;
  • Colin, min. of Renfrew, born 16th July 1718 ;
  • Neil, clerk in Ordnance Survey, born 24th March 1721 ;
  • Mary, born 2nd June 1723 (marr. 13th Sept. 1748, Richard Betham, LL.D.) ;
  • Duncan of Adelphi, born 5th Jan. 1726;
  • Margaret, born 9th Sept. 1727, died 13th July 1732;
  • Warburton, born 28th April 1732, died 13th Feb. 1735 ;
  • John, born 27th June 1734, died 7th June 1740

SOURCE: Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. VII, page 396

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Neil Campbell, Principal's Timeline

1676
1676
1712
1712
Age 36
1713
1713
Age 37
1716
1716
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1719
July 16, 1719
Age 43
1721
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1723
June 2, 1723
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1726
January 5, 1726
Age 50
Argyllshire, Scotland, UK
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1730
Age 54
Scotland, United Kingdom