Finlay M'Farlane Scotland Trinidad and Tobago

Biography of Finlay M'Farlane

Finlay McFarlane matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1785 to study Arts. He was the eldest son of schoolteacher, James McFarlane, of Stirling.

McFarlane had a distinguished career, firstly as a Member of the House of Assembly, and then as Comptroller of His Majesty's Customs of the Island of Tobago.

McFarlane died at Russel Mains, Cupar, Fife, Scotland, on 23 March 1825.


Archival Materials

  • W Innes Addison, A Roll of the Graduates of the University of Glasgow from 31 December 1727 to 31 December 1897 (Glasgow, 1898)


Finlay M'Farlane
Born 1770.
Died 23 March 1825.
GU Degree: Arts, 1785-1786;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: accountants; civil servants
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1785
Record last updated: 10th Mar 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, No Region
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Fife, Cupar
Place of Death

Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student