George Watson Scott

#2798, (20 Sep 1823 - 28 Jun 1903)
     George Watson Scott was born on 20 Sep 1823 at Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland .
He was the son of William Scott and Marion Watson.

George Watson Scott was baptised on 11 Mar 1824 in Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

G Watson, Son to William Scot and Marion Watson, Born 20th Sept (1823) and Baptised 11 March 1824.1,2



George appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841 in the household of George Watson at Heathland, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
WATSON George, 66, Lab, Yes
SCOTT George W, 15, Lab, Yes.3



George appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 at 46 Stone Row, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
With Watt family as Lodger
SCOTT George, Lodger, Unm, 27, Furnace Keeper, Carnwath Lanark.4



George appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of David Alexander at 30 Old Square, Calderbank, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
ALEXANDER David, Head, Mar, 26, Blast Furnace keeper, Carnwath
2 children at school, 3 rooms with windows
ALEXANDER Janet, Wife, M, 27, Forth
ALEXANDER Marion dau, Unm, 6, Scholar, Calderbank
ALEXANDER Isabella, Dau, Unm, 6, Scholar, Calderbank
ALEXANDER William, Son, Unm, 5, Scholar, Calderbank
ALEXANDER Janet, Dau, 2, Calderbank
ALEXANDER George, Son, 2mths, Calderbank
SCOTT George, Brother in law, Unm, 36, Blast Furnace Keeper, Carstairs.5



George Watson Scott married Margaret Graham on 9 Jun 1865 at 3 Mildert Place, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the United Presbyterian Church

George Scott, Furnace keeper, Calderbank ironworks, Bachelor, aged 40
Usual Res: Calderbank parish of Old Monkland
Parents: William Scott, Tailor and Marion Watson (dec)
Margaret Graham, X her mark, of ? Cleavor, Calderbank Iron Works. Widow, aged 35
Usual Res: Calderbank aforesaid?
Parents: Duncan Graham, labourer and Jane Wallace

Witnesses: John Clark and Ellen Clark.2,6



George appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 at 10 Furnace Row, Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Margaret ;
SCOTT George, Head, Mar, 46, Blast Furnance Keeper, Carstairs
1 rooms with windows, 2 children at school
SCOTT Margaret, Wife, Mar, 39, Campbleton, Argyleshire
SCOTT Charles, Son, Unm, 15, Scholar, Old Monkland
SCOTT Jane, Dau, 13, Scholar, Old Monkland

(Charles and Jane from Margaret's previous marriage).7



George appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at Castlehill, Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Margaret ;
SCOTT George, Head, M, 54, M, Furnace Keeper, Carstairs
SCOTT Margaret, Wife, M, 48, F, Campbeltown, Argyll
WALTON Charles, Son, U, 24, M, Fireman, Old Monkland.8



George appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at Log Row, Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Margaret ;
SCOTT George, Head, Mar, 64, General lab, employed, Carstairs Lanark
2 rooms with windows
SCOTT Margaret, Wife, Mar, 59, Faulfultown, Argylshire
SCOTT Maggie, Granddaughter, 11, Scholar, Carluke
SCOTT James, Grandson, 14, Coal Miner, employed, Carluke.9



George appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 Weighhouse Row, Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LINDSAY Maggie, Wife, M, 21, Carluke
LINDSAY George, Son, 3, Carluke
LINDSAY James, Son, 1, Carluke
SCOTT George, Boarder, Wid, 77, Furnacekeeper (retired) Carstairs, Blind.10



George died on 28 Jun 1903 at Weighhouse Row, Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 79 years, 9 months and 8 days

George Watson Scott
Furnaceman, Widower of Margaret Graham.
At 3:30pm, aged 78.
Parents; William Scott, Tailor (dec) and Marion Watson (dec)

James Lindsay, Grandson-in-law was present at his death.2,11



George's cause of death on 28 Jun 1903 was from Cirrhosis of Liver with Jaundice

Previous 1901 Census also mentioned he was Blind.

Father*William Scott (c 1803 - 13 Feb 1889)
Mother*Marion Watson (c 1801 - 29 Apr 1864)

Family: George Watson Scott and Margaret Graham

Citations

  1. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 1824 Carnwath, Lanark, 632 /1-3 GSQ 19 Feb 2000 Part 3 BDM 1820 - 1854. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Carnwath Lanark, 632/00 006/00 009. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  4. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Old Monkland or Coatbridge, Lanark, 652/00 028/00 011. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  5. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Calderbank, Old Monkland (Eastern District) Lanark 652/03 608/03 037. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1865 Airdie, New Monkland Lanark 651/01 0076. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  7. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Carluke Lanark, 629/00 002/00 020. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  8. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Carluke Lanark, FHL Film 0203622 GRO Ref Vol629 EnumDist 2 Page 39. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  9. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Carluke Lanark, 629/00 001/00 055. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  10. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Carluke Lanark, 629/00 001/00 086. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  11. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1903 Carluke Lanark, 629/00 0059.