James Caldwell Scotland Jamaica

Biography of James Caldwell

James Caldwell matriculated at the University in 1839. He was the youngest son of William, a workman of Irvine, Ayrshire.

Caldwell took a theological course in the United Secession Hall. He joined fellow Glasgow students William Paxton Young and Matthew Strang, missionaries to Jamaica, where he was ordained in 1847. Caldwell died there of fever in 1848.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

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


James Caldwell
Born 1823.
Died 1848.
GU Degree: Arts, 1839;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: clergy; missionaries
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1839
Record last updated: 23rd Jun 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Irvine
Place of Birth

Jamaica Jamaica, No Region
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student