John Neilson Scotland Trinidad and Tobago

Biography of John Neilson

John Neilson matriculated as an Arts student at the University in 1835. He was the second son of James Beaumont Neilson, inventor of the "Hot Blast".

Neilson died of fever at Trinidad on 16 August 1853.


Archival Materials

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


John Neilson
Born 1819.
Died 16 August 1853.
GU Degree: Arts, 1835;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1835
Record last updated: 25th Jun 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, No Region
Place of Birth

Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student