Ralph Fisher Scotland Northern Ireland Jamaica

Biography of Ralph Fisher

Ralph Fisher matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1756. He was the second son of the Reverend James Fisher, a minister in Glasgow.

Fisher became a merchant at Kingston, Jamaica. He died on his way back from the colony at port in Belfast on 11 February 1793.


Archival Materials

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


Ralph Fisher
Died 11 February 1793.
GU Degree: Arts, 1756;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1756, merchant in Jamaica
Record last updated: 25th Mar 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Birth

Northern Ireland Northern Ireland, Belfast
Place of Death

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region

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University Connections

University Roles

  • Student