Joseph Brissett Jamaica

Biography of Joseph Brissett

Joseph Brissett matriculated at the University in 1769, the first of three brothers to do so, with George and John matriculating in 1771 and 1772 respectively.

Joseph was the eldest son of George, a merchant and estate owner of Cacoon Penn at Hanover, Jamaica.


Other Online Resources

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)


Joseph Brissett
Born 1 July 1755.
Died 20 July 1807.
GU Degree: Arts, 1769;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1769
Record last updated: 13th Feb 2017

Country Associations

Jamaica Jamaica, Hanover
Place of Birth

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student