Robert Hodshon Cay England Scotland

Biography of Robert Hodshon Cay

Robert Hodshon Cay enrolled at the University in 1778 to study Law under John Millar.

Cay was born in Charlton, Northumberland, son of John. He became an Advocate in 1780, thereafter Judge of the High Court of Admiralty in Scotland. He was one of the Commissaries of Edinburgh from 1788, and awarded an LLD from Edinburgh in 1803.

His grandson and namesake enrolled at the University in 1850.


Archival Materials

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


Robert Hodshon Cay
Born 1758.
Died 31 March 1810.
GU Degree: Social Sciences, 1778;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: judges
English snippet: Law student at the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 5th Jun 2013

Country Associations

England England, Northumberland, Charlton
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Edinburgh
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student