John McIlraith Scotland Guyana Netherlands

Biography of John McIlraith

John McIlraith matriculated at the University in 1843. He was born on 12 August 1818, the second son of Hugh, a magistrate of Airdrie.

McIlraith became a minister, and served at Gourock, 1850 to 1852; at Berbice, West Indies, 1852-1853; at Greenhead, Glasgow 1853-1854; at Amsterdam 1854-1871; and at Erskine 1871-1892. He died there on 10 October 1892.


Archival Materials

  • Addison, W Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1913)


John McIlraith
Born 12 August 1818.
Died 12 October 1892.
GU Degree: Arts, 1843;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: clergy
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1843
Record last updated: 23rd Jun 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, No Region
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Erskine
Place of Death

Guyana Guyana, No Region

Netherlands Netherlands, Amsterdam

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student