James Ian Meldrum Zambia England

Biography of James Ian Meldrum

James Ian Meldrum graduated MA from the University in 1940. He was born at Mongu, Zambia, son of James, a master joiner and missionary teacher for the British South Africa Company, who was head of the industrial department of the Kanyanyo government school.

Meldrum enrolled at the University in 1935 for four years to study for an Arts degree. He attended classes in History, Political Economy, French and German, graduating with honours in the latter two subjects.


Archival Materials

  • University of Glasgow Archives Overseas Database


James Ian Meldrum
Born 6 September 1918.
GU Degree: MA, 1940; Arts,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1940
Record last updated: 27th Nov 2013

Country Associations

Zambia Zambia, Mongu
Place of Birth

England England, London

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Graduate