Matthew Strang

Biography of Matthew Strang

Matthew Strang matriculated at the University in 1842. He was the eldest son of John, a shopkeeper of Glasgow.

Strang became a missionary of the United Presbyterian Church in Jamaica in 1846, alongside fellow Glasgow students, William Paxton Young and James Caldwell. He died at Bothwell, on 10 November 1857, aged 39.


Matthew Strang
Born 1818.
Died 10 November 1857.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Arts, 1842;
Occupation categories: clergy; missionaries
Record last updated: 23rd Jun 2014

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