Francis Brown Scotland Trinidad and Tobago

Biography of Francis Brown

Francis Brown attended the University of Glasgow in 1807. He was born in Glasgow, son of James Brown, a painter.

Brown became a West India merchant, a partner, alongside his brothers, Robert of Fairlie and William of Kilmardinny, who also attended the university, in the firm 'William Smith and Browns'. Brown died at Jordanhill Estate, Trinidad on 15 November 1825.


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Francis Brown
Born 1795.
Died 15 January 1826.
GU Degree: Arts, 1807;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: merchants
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1807.
Record last updated: 27th Feb 2014

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Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Birth

Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad, Jordanhill Estate
Place of Death

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  • Student