David Arthur Scotland England Belize

Biography of David Arthur

David Arthur matriculated at the University in 1828 to study Arts. He was the third son of James, a farmer in Ayr.

Arthur became the Minister of the Free Church of Stewarton from 1843 to 1851. He was then appointed first minister of the Belize Presbyterian Church, in the then British Honduras, from 1851 to 1876. He died at 69 South Hall Park, Hampstead, London, on 18 March 1888, aged 75.


Archival Materials

  • W Innes Addison, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow from 1728 to 1858 (Glasgow, 1913)


David Arthur
Born 1813.
Died 18 March 1888.
GU Degree: Arts, 1828;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: clergy
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1828, First minister of the Belize Presbyterian Church
Record last updated: 17th Mar 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Ayrshire
Place of Birth

England England, Hampstead
Place of Death

Belize Belize, Belize City

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student