Charles Buchanan Scotland Jamaica

Biography of Charles Buchanan

Charles Buchanan, the eldest son of William Buchanan of Carbeth IV, was born in Killearn, Stirling in 1728.

Buchanan matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1743. He went on to serve as a surgeon in Jamaica, where he died in 1752, in his early twenties.


Archival Materials

  • W Innes Addison, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow from 1728 to 1858 (Glasgow, 1913)


Charles Buchanan
Born 1728.
Died 1752.
GU Degree: Arts, 1743;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: surgeons
English snippet: Surgeon in Jamaica
Record last updated: 23rd Apr 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Stirling
Place of Birth

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student