Cecil Neil Black Sweden Scotland

Biography of Cecil Neil Black

Cecil Neil Black graduated BSc from the University in 1939. He was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1917, son of Gordon, an agent for a manufacturer.

Black enrolled at the University in 1935, aged 17, to study Applied Science, benefiting from a Carnegie Trust Grant and a T B Mackenzie scholarship. Black specialised in Metallurgy, graduating BSc in 1939, and worked as a metallurgist in Glasgow. He died in 2001 and was buried in Sweden.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • DC 183/11/100 General Council
  • DC 183/11/90 General Council
  • DC183/11/70 General Council
  • R8/5/56/1 Matriculation Slip 1935-1936
  • R8/5/57/1 Matriculation Slip 1936-1937
  • R8/5/58/1 Matriculation Slip 1937-1938
  • R8/5/59/1 Matriculation Slip 1938-1939


Cecil Neil Black
Born 25 October 1917.
Died 9 February 2001.
GU Degree: BSc, 1939; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: metallurgists
English snippet: Science graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 23rd Jan 2013

Country Associations

Sweden Sweden, Gothenburg
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Graduate