John Grant Scotland

Biography of John Grant

John Grant, the eldest son of Patrick, an Aberdonian merchant, matriculated at the University in 1766. He is listed as a student of Natural Philosophy in the University's 1766 Register of attested students and studied under Professor John Anderson.


Archival Materials

  • Addison, W Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1913); Murray, David, Memories of the Old College of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1927), with thanks to Richard Blake for supplying additional biographical information


John Grant
Born 1750.
Died 29 March 1793.
GU Degree: Arts, 1766;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: jurists
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1766, chief justice of Jamaica
Record last updated: 11th Apr 2017

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, No Region
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Edinburgh
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student