John Ross Wilson Scotland Trinidad and Tobago

Biography of John Ross Wilson

John Ross Wilson attended the University in 1894. He was the son of Robert, a West India Merchant. Wilson distinguished himself in his sole year at the University winning prizes in Logic, Metaphysics and English Literature.

After attending the University, he seems to have been involved in a weaving business, alongside his brothers, James Wilson and Tom Taylor Wilson, based in Falkirk.


Printed Materials

  • Robert D McEwan, Old Glasgow Weavers: being records of the Incorporation of Weavers. 2d ed., (Glasgow: Carson & Nicol, 1908) p. 207

Archival Materials

  • R8/5/15/9 Matriculation Slip 1894-1895 Men U - Z
  • SEN 10/32 University Calendar 1895-96


John Ross Wilson
Born 1876.
GU Degree: Arts, 1894;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1894
Record last updated: 24th Mar 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Falkirk

Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad, Port of Spain

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student