Matthew Strang Scotland Jamaica

Biography of Matthew Strang

Matthew Strang matriculated at the University in 1842. He was the eldest son of John, a shopkeeper of Glasgow.

Strang became a missionary of the United Presbyterian Church in Jamaica in 1846, alongside fellow Glasgow students, William Paxton Young and James Caldwell. He died at Bothwell, on 10 November 1857, aged 39.


Archival Materials

  • Addison, W Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1913)


Matthew Strang
Born 1818.
Died 10 November 1857.
GU Degree: Arts, 1842;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: clergy; missionaries
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1842
Record last updated: 23rd Jun 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Bothwell
Place of Death

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student