Charles Sutherland McKay Murison Spain Scotland

Biography of Charles Sutherland McKay Murison

Charles Sutherland McKay Murison came to the University of Glasgow in the summer of 1903, aged 18, to study Medicine. He was born in Rio Tinto, Huelva, son of John, a merchant of eparto or needle grass. With strengthening links between Spain and the UK, his father's company exporting esparto achieved greater commercial power, and John or Juan Murison became British Vice-Consul of Almeria, and owner of the Almeria and Alhamilla Railway Company Ltd.

During his time at the University, Murison studied Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Materia Medica, Surgery, Pathology, Throat and Nose Medicine.


Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/35 General Council Register 1908
  • DC225/1/6 Final Year Medical Dinner 1908
  • R3/1/1 (Vol 2)


Charles Sutherland McKay Murison
Born 9 July 1884.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1908; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Alumnus, Student
Occupation categories: physicians
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow
English snippet: Graduado espaƱol en medicina por la universidad de Glasgow
Record last updated: 19th Dec 2012

Country Associations

Spain Spain, Huelva, Rio Tinto
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Student