Walter Forrester Jamaica Scotland

Biography of Walter Forrester

Walter Forrester, the only son of Somerville Forrester, a merchant in Jamaica, attended the University from 1817-1820, studying Greek, Logic and Moral Philosophy. Like many men of his time, he does not appear to have graduated despite his studies qualifying him for the degree of BA.


Archival Materials

  • Addison, W. Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow, 1728-1858
  • R 9/1 Class Catalogue (Arts) 1794-1858


Walter Forrester
Born 1801.
GU Degree: Arts, 1817-1820;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow 1817-1820
Record last updated: 22nd Apr 2014

Country Associations

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region

Scotland Scotland, No Region

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student