James Masterton (1818-1891)
Shoemaker in Arbroath
James Masterton was a candidate in the school board elections for Arbroath School Board in 1879.
James Masterton was the eldest son of Thomas Masterton, mill manager, and Agnes Machar. He is one of the group of Mastertons from the Forfar, Dundee and Arbroath area. Details of his extended family can be found at this link.
ARBROATH.- The following 16 persons have been nominated for the 9 seats at the Arbroath School Board:- Rev. James Hewat, Rev. Wm, Robertson, Messrs David Corsar, James Shanks, Andrew Lowson, George Miln, Rev. F. Mudie, C. W. Corsar, William Monro, M.D.; G. R. Thomson, Geo. Keith, Rev. Patrick Fay, Robert Brown, Rev. John Robertson, James Masterton, Rev. Andrew Stirling. The election takes place on 27th March.
13th March, 1879