Irving William Burke Barbados Scotland

Biography of Irving William Burke

Irving W Burke, MBChB 1935
Irving W Burke, MBChB 1935

Irving William Burke graduated MBChB from the University in 1935, and obtained the Diploma of Public Health in 1943.

He was born at St George, Barbados, son of William Burke.

Burke worked as honorary surgeon of the Country Infirmary of Carmarthen, Wales. He was elected Member of the British Medical Association, and Royal Sanitary Institute (now Royal Society for Public Health). He went on to work for the Ministry of Health in Trinidad.


Printed Materials

  • The Medical Directory 1964

Archival Materials

  • DC225/1/33 Final Year Medicine Students Dinner Book 1935
  • Obituary, College Courant, No61, 1978, p.49


Irving William Burke
Born 9 August 1895.
Died 14 April 1978.
GU Degree: MBChB, 1935; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 12th Aug 2013

Country Associations

Barbados Barbados, St George
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Graduate