William Jarvis Antigua and Barbuda

Biography of William Jarvis

William Jarvis attended an Arts course at the University in 1739, enrolling for the Humanity class of Professor George Ross.

He was born in Antigua, son of Thomas Jarvis, a merchant and plantation owner, and brother of Glasgow graduate Thomas Jarvis.

William returned to Antigua where he became Member of the Assembly for Popeshead.


Archival Materials

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


William Jarvis
Born 1725.
GU Degree: Arts, 1939;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: plantation owners; politicians
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1739
Record last updated: 7th Aug 2013

Country Associations

Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda, Antigua, Popeshead
Place of Birth

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student