ROBERTSON, Alexander

ROBERTSON, Alexander. Dingwall 28.3.1877 — 19??. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Son of William R. and Margaret Urquhart, educated in Kilmorack, Inverness and Edinburgh. Studies at Aberdeen, M.A. 1898. Worked for United Free Church as missionary in India in 1902-37, concentrating on Dalits. First 20 years in Poona (Pune). In retirement minister of Kilmallie, Corpach. Married 1903 Agnes Skene.

Publications: The Mahar Folk. A Study of Untouchables in Maharaṣtra. 12+101 p. Religious Life of India Series. L. 1938.

Sources: *Ph. Constable, “A.R., Scottish Social Theology and Low-caste Hindu Reform in Early Twentieth-century Colonial India”. Scottish Historical Review 94, 2015, 164-206.

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