Alexander Cuthill

Biography of Alexander Cuthill

Alexander Cuthill matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1786 to study Arts, taking a class in Greek.

Cuthill (also Cuthell) was the eldest son of Adam, a merchant on the island of Jamaica.

Cuthill later returned to Jamaica where he inherited his father's estate. He returned to Scotland, where he lived as an absentee plantation owner, until issues caused his return to Jamaica. He died on the return voyage to Scotland.


Alexander Cuthill
Born 1772.
Died 1810.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Arts, 1786;
Occupation categories: merchants; plantation owners
Record last updated: 6th May 2014

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