Catherine Reid Beveridge

Biography of Catherine Reid Beveridge

Catherine Reid Beveridge
Catherine Reid Beveridge

Catherine Reid Beveridge graduated from the University of Glasgow BSc in 1916. She first matriculated at the University in 1912 aged 19 to study for a Science degree. She was the daughter of James Beveridge, a banker. Reid was from Glasgow, but listed her home address as ‘Shelterha’, Strathmore Road, Hamilton.

Catherine studied subjects such as Mathematics, Chemistry, Botany and Natural Philosophy during her time here. Her principle subject was Geology. She had a highly successful academic career and won various prizes for her work in Systematic Chemistry, Botany and Geology. According to the General Council Register 1920, she went onto become an Analytic Chemist and still resided in Hamilton. Through looking at the later General Council Register of 1943, we can see that she still worked as an Analytic Chemist and had moved to Manchester.


Catherine Reid Beveridge
Born 6 August 1893, Scotland.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: B.Sc, 1916;
Additional Information: R3/1/2
Record last updated: 22nd Jun 2016

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