Taylor Cathcart Scotland Jamaica

Biography of Taylor Cathcart

Taylor Cathcart matriculated at the University in 1793. He was the fourth son of James of Pitcairlie, Newburgh, Fife.

Cathcart resided for many years in Jamaica, where he was a plantation manager and landed proprietor.

Taylor Cathcart of Carbiston and Pitcairlie died at Pitcairlie House, Newburgh, in 1857.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • Addison, W Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1913)


Taylor Cathcart
Born 1777.
Died 14 December 1857.
GU Degree: Arts, 1793;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: managers; plantation owners
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1793
Record last updated: 11th Jun 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Newburgh
Place of Birth

Jamaica Jamaica, Westmoreland

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student