James Calderhead Alston Scotland Trinidad and Tobago

Biography of James Calderhead Alston

James Calderhead Alston matriculated as an Arts student at the University in 1830. He was the fourth son of John, a Glasgow merchant.

Alston became a merchant at San Fernando, Trinidad. He died at 24 Burnbank Gardens, Glasgow on 12 July 1869, aged 53.


Archival Materials

  • Addison, W Innes, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1913)


James Calderhead Alston
Born 1814.
Died 12 July 1869.
GU Degree: Arts, 1830;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: merchants
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1830
Record last updated: 25th Jun 2014

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Death

Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad, San Fernando

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student