John Heyliger Dewhurst Virgin Islands, U.S. Australia

Biography of John Heyliger Dewhurst

John Heyliger Dewhurst matriculated as an Arts student at the University in 1824, along with his brothers James and William, who matriculated in 1820 and 1824 respectively.

Dewhurst was born at Frederiksted, St Croix, the fifth son of Edward, a merchant.

Dewhurst graduated from Oxford with a BA in 1831 and MA in 1834. He became an Anglican minister. He was Incumbent of St Philip, Melbourne from 1869-1883.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

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


John Heyliger Dewhurst
Born 1809.
Died 1883.
GU Degree: Arts, 1824;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: clergy
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1824
Record last updated: 25th Jun 2014

Country Associations

Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S., St Croix, Frederiksted
Place of Birth

Australia Australia, St Kilda
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student