Robert Chrystal Scotland Jamaica

Biography of Robert Chrystal

Robert Chrystal matriculated at the University in 1829. He was born in 1815 at Cormiston Towers, Biggar, youngest son of William.

Chrystal became a merchant in Jamaica, and afterwards an insurance broker in Glasgow. He died on 26 April 1908.


Archival Materials

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


Robert Chrystal
Born 1815.
Died 26 April 1908.
GU Degree: Arts, 1829;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: merchants
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1829
Record last updated: 23rd Jun 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Biggar
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Death

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student