William Ross Jamaica

Biography of William Ross

William Ross matriculated at the University in 1778.

He was the only son of Alexander, a medical doctor in Jamaica, and himself became a surgeon. He was married at Glasgow on 12 October 1790.


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)


William Ross
Born 1762.
GU Degree: Arts, 1778;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: surgeons
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1778
Record last updated: 8th May 2014

Country Associations

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region
Place of Birth

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student