Somerville Forrester Scotland Jamaica

Biography of Somerville Forrester

Somerville Forrester matriculated at the University in 1783. He was the youngest son of James of Perth. He died at Jamaica on 5 September 1804.

Student Walter Forrester, who later attended the University from 1817-20 may have been his son.


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)


Somerville Forrester
Born 1767.
Died 5 September 1804.
GU Degree: Arts, 1783;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1781
Record last updated: 14th May 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Perth and Kinross
Place of Birth

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student