Frederick Richard Jones Botswana South Africa

Biography of Frederick Richard Jones

Frederick Richard Jones enrolled at the University in 1932 with a view to completing a BSc in Engineering, while also attending classes at the Royal Technical College.

Jones was born at Brookes in Bechuanaland, modern day Botswana, son of Frederick, a medical practitioner. His hometown was Oliphants Hoek, South Africa, when he enrolled at the University in 1932, aged 17, where he attended classes over two years in Engineering, Natural Philosophy, Mathematics, Chemistry and Engineering Drawing.


Archival Materials

  • R8/5/53/5 Matriculation Slips 1932-1933 Men I - L
  • R8/5/54/5 Matriculation Slips 1933-1934 Men I - L


Frederick Richard Jones
Born 1915.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1932-33;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Earliest Botswana-born student at the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 28th Jan 2014

Country Associations

Botswana Botswana, No Region
Place of Birth

South Africa South Africa, Oliphants Hoek

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student