David Winton Scotland Jamaica

Biography of David Winton

David Winton matriculated at the University in 1837 to undertake an Arts course. He was the eldest son of James, a carpenter of Greenock.

Winton returned to the University as a student of Theology from 1844 to 1845, and was ordained for Jamaica by the Secession Church in 1847. He returned to Scotland for a short time in 1852, and on voyage back to Jamaica, along with his newly-married wife, perished on board the steamer RMS 'Amazon' in a fire.


Archival Materials

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


David Winton
Born 1821.
Died 1852.
GU Degree: Arts, 1837, 1844-1845;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: clergy
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1837
Record last updated: 23rd Jun 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, No Region
Place of Birth

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student