Elizabeth Priestly McCallum Hong Kong England Scotland

Biography of Elizabeth Priestly McCallum

Elizabeth Priestly McCallum matriculation slip 1928-29
Elizabeth Priestly McCallum matriculation slip 1928-29

Elizabeth Priestly McCallum was born in 1912 in Hong Kong. Her father, Andrew Imrie McCallum was an Iron Moulder.

She matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1928 at the age of sixteen and during her time there she studied English and Italian, Logic and Metaphysics, Education, History, Mathematics and Natural Philosophy.

By 1938, McCallum was living in Paisley and working as a teacher. On 7 October 1939, she married Thomas Mitchell Robertson, a bank teller from Uddingston, at School Wynd Church in Paisley.


Archival Materials

  • Matriculation Album Women 'Mc' 1928-9 R8/5/49/13
  • Register of Members of the General Council 1938 DC183/11/63
  • Schedules of Graduates in Arts MA 1931 R4/1/21


Elizabeth Priestly McCallum
Born 29 June 1912.
Died 19 December 1996.
GU Degree: MA, 1931; Arts,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate, Student
Occupation categories: teachers
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1931
Record last updated: 20th Aug 2013

Country Associations

Hong Kong Hong Kong, No Region
Place of Birth

England England, Leeds
Place of Death

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Graduate
  • Student