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McHardy, Rev. Prof. William Dufflocked

CBE 1990

Born 26 May 1911; o s of late W. D. McHardy, Cullen, Banffshire; m 1941, Vera (d 1984), y d of late T. Kemp, York; one d; died 9 April 2000

Regius Professor of Hebrew, Oxford University, and Student of Christ Church, 1960–78


Fordyce Academy; Aberdeen Univ. (MA, BD); Edinburgh Univ. (MA); St John’s Coll., Oxford (DPhil 1943). Research Fellow in Syriac, Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham, 1942; Lecturer in Aramaic and Syriac, University of Oxford, 1945; ordained Minister, Ch of Scotland, 1947; Samuel Davidson Professor of Old Testament Studies in the University of London, 1948–60. Examiner, Universities of Aberdeen, Cambridge, Durham, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Oxford and University Colleges of the Gold Coast/Ghana and Ibadan. Hon. Curator of Mingana Collection of Oriental Manuscripts, 1947. Grinfield Lecturer on the Septuagint, Oxford, 1959–61. Dep. Dir, 1968, Jt Dir, 1971, New English Bible; Dir, Revised English Bible, 1973–90. Burgess, Royal Burgh of Cullen, 1975. Hon. DD Aberdeen, 1958. Hon. Fellow, Selly Oak Colleges, 1980


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