James Donald Mitchell Sri Lanka Scotland

Biography of James Donald Mitchell

James Donald Mitchell graduated MA from the University in 1896 and BD in 1899.

He was born at Leangawella, Haputale in Ceylon, modern day Sri Lanka, son of James, a teacher, and brother of Norman Reid Mitchell.

Educated in Scotland, Mitchell became a minister working at various locations in Scotland and England, and from 1906 in India, where he was appointed chaplain at Mhow. In 1925 Mitchell was senior chaplain at St Andrews Church, Bombay (Mumbai). In 1933 he was demitted and admitted to Tarbet West.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • College Courant, 38, 1967, p.36
  • R3/1/1 Registers of dates of birth of graduates 1881-1915 (vol 2)


James Donald Mitchell
Born 17 August 1875.
Died 25 January 1967.
GU Degrees: MA, 1896; BD, 1899;
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: clergy
English snippet: Arts and Theology graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 2nd Feb 2015

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Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Haputale, Leangawella
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Argyll, Inellan
Place of Death

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