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Adam Willis Kirkaldy

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c.1868 Born in Wapping son of John Given Kirkaldy

1887 became a partner in John Kirkaldy and Son

1893 retired from John Kirkaldy and Son. Went to Oxford to study history

1896 Gained a degree in modern history

Studied in Paris until 1899

1901 Adam H Kirkaldy 33, M.A. Oxford University School of History, living in Oxford with Evelyn F Kirkaldy 33, Evelyn Kirkaldy 3, Joan Kirkaldy 2[1]

1903 Appointed lecturer in commerce at Birmingham University

1906 Appointed Professor of Finance

1911 Adam Willis Kirkaldy 43, Professor of Finance, Birmingham University, lived in Edgbaston with Evelyn Francis Kirkaldy 43, Evelyn Kirkaldy 13, Joan Kirkaldy 12, Adam Willis Kirkaldy 8[2]

1919 Appointed Professor at Nottingham University

1919-25 Member of the Council of the British Association

1930 Retired as emeritus professor of economics, University of Nottingham

1931 Died in Didsbury[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 census
  2. 1911 census
  3. National probate calendar
  • The Times December 31, 1931