Andrew Archibald Ranken Scotland China England Trinidad and Tobago

Biography of Andrew Archibald Ranken

Andrew Archibald Ranken matriculated as an Arts student at the University in 1837. He was the third son of Andrew, a Glasgow merchant.

Ranken worked as a merchant in Manchester, Trinidad, Shanghai, and London. He died at Skelmorlie, Ayrshire, on 14 August 1894.


Archival Materials

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


Andrew Archibald Ranken
Born 15 November 1824.
Died 14 August 1894.
GU Degree: Arts, 1837;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: merchants
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1837
Record last updated: 25th Jun 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Skelmorlie
Place of Death

China China, Shanghai

England England, No Region

Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, No Region

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student