MacDonald, Alexander (M)

Surname: MacDonald
Forename(s): Alexander
b. 10 March 1856. d. 15 January 1927. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet and school teacher. Alternative signature: A. MacDonald. Born in Forgue, Aberdeenshire. Educated at the University of Aberdeen. Headteacher of Crossroad School, Durris, Kincardineshire (1889-1921). Married to Maggie Henderson. Author information from Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for MacDonald’s After Ten Years, published on 23 December 1899, lists the address as Durris School, by Aberdeen (NLS Dep 341/371). Biographical information: Colonel William Johnston, Roll of the graduates of the University of Aberdeen, 1860-1900, Aberdeen University Press, no. 18, 1906, p. 303; Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives, <> (27 January 2022); Alexander Macdonald, Ancestry. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
After Ten Years 1899-12-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12427