Gavin Blackburn Scotland Guyana

Biography of Gavin Blackburn

Gavin Blackburn was born in Glasgow, son of William, a Glasgow merchant. He was educated at the Grammar School of Glasgow where he was Dux in 1810. In the same year, Blackburn enrolled at the University, taking a class in Latin.

Blackburn was a manufacturer, but died at Rolsorabo Creek, Demerara on 19 June 1848.


Gavin Blackburn
Born 1794.
Died 19 June 1848.
GU Degree: Arts, 1810;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: manufacturers
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1810
Record last updated: 13th Feb 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Birth

Guyana Guyana, No Region
Place of Death

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University Roles

  • Student