Alex Shaw Jamaica Scotland

Biography of Alex Shaw

Alex Shaw matriculated at the University in 1766. He was the eldest son of the Right Reverend John Shaw, of Greenock.

Shaw went to Jamaica, where he died on 10 August 1804.


Archival Materials

  • Addison, W Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1913); Murray, David, Memories of the Old College of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1927)


Alex Shaw
Born 1750.
Died 10 August 1804.
GU Degree: Arts, 1766;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1766
Record last updated: 7th May 2014

Country Associations

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region
Place of Death

Scotland Scotland, Greenock

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student