Adam Thomson Scotland Jamaica

Biography of Adam Thomson

Adam Thomson matriculated at the University in 1839. He was the eighth son of John of Paisley.

Thomson was ordained in 1850 and became missionary and United Presbyterian minister at Montego Bay, Jamaica from 1850 to 1897. He was also theological tutor at modern day Cornwall College from 1868 to 1876. He died there on 9 December 1897, aged 77.


Archival Materials

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


Adam Thomson
Born 1823.
Died 9 December 1897.
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, Paisley
Place of Birth

Jamaica Jamaica, Montego Bay
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student