Marjorie May Ferguson

Biography of Marjorie May Ferguson

Marjorie May Ferguson graduated MA in 1916. She began her studies at the University of Glasgow aged 17. She was the daughter of Daniel Ferguson, a Civil Engineer, and listed her home address as ‘Adalea’, Shawlands, Glasgow. She enrolled onto an Arts degree, studying French and German in her first year and later took classes in both English Literature and History.

Marjorie had a highly successful academic career. She won various prizes for French Language and Literature, such as the first prize medal offered by the Alliance Francaise in her second year, as well as the first prize medal offered by the Franco Scottish Society in her third year. In addition to this, she was also awarded first prize by the Ministry of Public Instructions in France in her fourth year. She excelled in her other subjects too, winning the Nichol Memorial Prize for English Language and Literature and gaining first class certificate in German Language and Literature.

After graduating in 1916, Marjorie went on to become a University lecturer and lived at 7 Doune Terrace, Glasgow.


Marjorie May Ferguson
Born 29 January 1891, Scotland.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: M.A, 1916;
Additional Information: R3/1/2
Record last updated: 22nd Jun 2016

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