Alexander Campbell Scotland Jamaica

Biography of Alexander Campbell

Alexander Campbell graduated MA from the University of Glasgow in 1798. He was born in Sutherland, son of the Reverend John Campbell, who served the St Andrew Parish Church, Jamaica from 1782.

Alexander succeeded his father as Rector of St Andrew parish, where he served for 45 years, living with his family in the same church rectory where he grew up, and which is now a national heritage site in Jamaica, Devon Mansion.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • Addison, W. Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow, 1728-1858, p.168


Alexander Campbell
Born 1777.
Died 8 December 1858.
GU Degree: MA, 1798;
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: clergy
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1798
Record last updated: 14th Aug 2013

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Highlands, Sutherland
Place of Birth

Jamaica Jamaica, St Andrew
Place of Death

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