Alexander Stevenson Barbados

Biography of Alexander Stevenson

Alexander Stevenson matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1745.

He was born in Barbados, son of Thomas Stevenson (Stephenson), Provost Marshal of Barbados and owner of Pool plantation at St John Parish, who as a keen astronomer reported on his sightings and observations of Halley's Comet in 1758.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • Addison, W. Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow, 1728-1858, p.34


Alexander Stevenson
Born 1729.
GU Degree: Arts, 1745;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 3rd Mar 2014

Country Associations

Barbados Barbados, No Region
Place of Birth

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University Roles

  • Student