James Deans Scotland Jamaica

Biography of James Deans

James Deans studied Latin and Greek at the University of Glasgow from 1809 to 1812. He was born in Glasgow, son of William Deans, a soldier.

Deans went on to become a Lieutenant and Adjutant of the 92nd Regiment. He died at Up-Park Camp, the headquarters of the British Army in Kingston, Jamaica in 1825.


Archival Materials

  • Addison, W. Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow, 1728-1858


James Deans
Born 10 October 1797.
Died 2 August 1825.
GU Degree: Arts, 1809-1812;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: military
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1809-1812
Record last updated: 24th Mar 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Birth

Jamaica Jamaica, Kingston
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student