George Nisbett Scotland Jamaica

Biography of George Nisbett

George Nisbett matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1781, taking a class in Latin. He was the second son of George of Cairnhill, in the parish of Monkland, Lanark.

Nisbett went to Jamaica. He died there at Westmoreland on 30 November 1811.


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)


George Nisbett
Born 1765.
GU Degree: Arts, 1781;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1781
Record last updated: 14th May 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Coatbridge
Place of Birth

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student