Collection: Duncan Stewart & Co Ltd (GUAS Ref: UGD 52)
Duncan Stewart & Co Ltd was an engineering and sugar machinery manufacturing company in Bridgeton, Glasgow.
This is a page from a Duncan Stewart & Co Ltd brochure and shows equipment supplied to Demerara Sugar Company in British Guiana (now Guyana) as well as the Jamaica Sugar Estates in Jamaica, c1960.
(GUAS Ref: UGD 52/1/2/8, p26. Copyright reserved.)
For further information on the Duncan Stewart & Co Ltdarchive, please see the online catalogue.
Collection: University Student Records (GUAS Ref: R)
Andrew Watson is a football legend. He was born in 1857 in Georgetown, Guyana, the son of Guyanan, and a Scottish sugar merchant. In November 1875, at the age of 19, he enrolled at the University of Glasgow to study philosophy, mathematics and engineering.
View larger image He abandoned his studies in 1876 for a career in football which saw him play for Maxwell FC, Parkgrove FC, Queens Park FC and Scotland.
- the first black player to represent his country
- the first black player to play for Scotland (3 caps)
- the first black captain of an International team (v England 1881)
- the first black player to win a major competition (Scottish Cup 1881)
- the first black player to play in the English FA Cup (London Swifts 1882)
(GUAS Ref: R 8/1/5. Copyright reserved.) For further information on Andrew Watson, please see his biography entry in the University of Glasgow Story website.