Hugh Mackenzie Scotland

Biography of Hugh Mackenzie

Hugh Mackenzie, matriculation slip, 1934-35
Hugh Mackenzie, matriculation slip, 1934-35

Hugh Mackenzie was a graduate of the University of Glasgow. He was born in Snizort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-Shire on 11th Nov 1916. His father, John Mackenzie, was a gardener. His home address was 5 Glenconon, Uig, Isle of Skye.

On the 5th of September 1934 he passed preliminary exams to enter the University of Glasgow. He received the Carnegie Trust Grant and a grant from the Inverness-Shire Education Authority. In his first year he lodged at 38 Carnarvon Street, Glasgow and in his second and third years he lived at 22 Boyd Street, Glasgow.

He took classes mostly in the Arts faculty with a view to pursue an MA. In his first year he took Latin, English and Celtic. In his second he took English, Celtic and Moral Philosophy. He received a second class certificate in Celtic in his second year. In his third year he took English and Geology. He graduated with an MA at the age of 21 on the 13th of November 1937.

After graduating he lived at 33 Boyd Street, Glasgow and worked as a teacher. He died on the 18th of November 1965.


Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/63-90, General Council Register, 1938-1965
  • R4/1/27, Graduate Schedule in Arts
  • R8/5/55/7, Matriculation Record, 1934-1935
  • R8/5/56/7, Matriculation Record, 1935-1936
  • R8/5/56/7, Matriculation Record, 1936-1937
  • SEN10/78, University Calendar, 1935-36 pg 882


Hugh Mackenzie
Born 11 November 1916.
Died 18 November 1965.
GU Degree: Master of Arts, 1937; Arts, 1934-1937;
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate, Student
Occupation categories: teachers
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow 1937
Record last updated: 28th Nov 2017

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Skye

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Graduate
  • Student