Unwin Jackson Moffat Malawi Zambia

Biography of Unwin Jackson Moffat

Unwin Jackson Moffat graduated BSc from the University in 1926. He was born at Livingstonia, Nyasaland, son of missionary Malcolm Moffat, and brother of John Smith and Robert Laws Moffat.

Moffat enrolled at the University in 1923, and over three years he studied Chemistry, Botany, Natural Philosophy, Zoology, Field Engineering, Political Economy, Agriculture, Bacteriology, Surveyance and Engineering. He was joined at the University by his brothers, John Smith and Robert Laws Moffat.

Upon graduation in 1926, Moffat returned to his home residence of Chitambo, Serenje, Northern Rhodesia, modern day Zambia, where he pursued a career as an agricultural officer and farmer.


Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/55 General Council Register 1930
  • R3/1/4 Register of dates of birth of graduates Vol.VI 1924-1926


Unwin Jackson Moffat
Born 24 September 1901.
Died November 1968.
GU Degree: BSc, 1926; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: agriculturalists
English snippet: Science and Engineering graduate of the University in 1926
Record last updated: 26th Jan 2014

Country Associations

Malawi Malawi, Livingstonia
Place of Birth

Zambia Zambia, Mkushi
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Graduate