George William Hamilton Scotland India Jamaica

Biography of George William Hamilton

George William Hamilton matriculated at the University in 1834. He was the second son of Archibald, a Glasgow merchant.

Hamilton became a merchant in Jamaica and then Calcutta. He died at Row, Dumbartonshire on 3 February 1901.


Archival Materials

  • Addison, W Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1913)


George William Hamilton
Born 31 August 1820.
Died 3 February 1901.
GU Degree: Arts, 1834;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: merchants
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1834
Record last updated: 23rd Jun 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, No Region
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Dumbartonshire
Place of Death

India India, Kolkata

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student