Caroline Jane Maclennan Canada England Scotland

Biography of Caroline Jane Maclennan

Caroline Jane Maclennan graduated MB ChB from the University in 1919.

She was born around 1886 in Stornoway, Quebec, Canada, daughter of James McEwan, a clergyman both in Thurso and Caithness to where the family moved.

Maclennan was 18 when she first enrolled at the University of Glasgow in 1914, one year before her sister, Alexandrena Miller. Maclennan studied a wide variety of subjects including Zoology and Chemistry (1914-15); Physiology, Anatomy and Pharmacy (1915-16); Pathology (1916-17); and Medicine, Surgery and Clinical Medicine (1917-18), graduating in 1919.

On 28 November 1925, Maclennan married fellow medical practitioner Thomas Anthony Black, in Croydon, Surrey.


Archival Materials

  • DC 183/11/54 General Council Register 1928
  • DC 183/11/63 General Council Register 1938
  • DC 233/2/9/8/2 Queen Margaret College final year medical book 1914-19
  • R3/1/1 Register Department births and deaths 1881-1915
  • R8/5/35/10 Marticulation Slips 1914-1915 Women H - M
  • R8/5/36/7 Matriculation Slips 1915-1916 Women H - M
  • R8/5/37/5 Matriculation Slips 1916-1917 Women H - M
  • R8/5/38//5 Matriculation Slips 1916-1917 Women H - M


Caroline Jane Maclennan
Born 1896.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1919; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Graduate, Student
Occupation categories: physicians
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1919
Record last updated: 18th Dec 2013

Country Associations

Canada Canada, Quebec, Stornoway
Place of Birth

England England, Croydon
Place of Death

Scotland Scotland, Highlands, Thurso

University Connections

University Roles