William Cathcart Scotland Jamaica

Biography of William Cathcart

William Cathcart attended the University of Glasgow in 1746. He was born in Glasgow, son of Glaswegian merchant, William Cathcart.

He then continued his father's trade, but on the other side of the Atlantic, in Jamaica.


Archival Materials

  • W Innes Addison, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow from 1728 to 1858 (Glasgow, 1913)


William Cathcart
Born 1730.
GU Degree: Arts, 1746;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: merchants
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1746, Merchant in Jamaica
Record last updated: 25th Mar 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Birth

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student