James Scott

#387, (31 Aug 1825 - 13 Dec 1895)
     James Scott was born on 31 Aug 1825 at Abey Parish, Carstairs, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

1855:
SCOTT, James lawful son to William Scott and Marion Watson born at Abey parish of Carstairs 31st August 1825.1,2,3

He was the son of William Scott and Marion Watson.

James Scott was baptised on 20 Nov 1826 in Christ Church, Cairstairs, Lanarkshire, Scotland .4


James appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841 in the household of William Scott at Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SCOTT Wm, 35, Tailor, Yes
SCOTT Marion, 35, Housewife, yes
SCOTT James, 14, Herd, Yes
SCOTT Robert, 12, Herd, Yes
SCOTT Hugh, 9, Yes
SCOTT Janet, 7, Yes
SCOTT John, 3, Yes
SCOTT Eliza, 5 months, Yes.5



James appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of William Scott at Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SCOTT, William , Head, M, 48, Tailor, Employed 1 man, Carnwath. Lanark
SCOTT, Marrion, Wife, M, 50, Carnwath
SCOTT, James, Son, U, 25, Labourer, Carstairs
SCOTT, Robert, Son, U, 21, Miner, Carstairs
SCOTT, Hugh, Son, U, 19, Tailor, Cairstairs
SCOTT, Janet, Dau, U, 17, Carstairs
SCOTT, Elizabeth, Dau, U, 9, Scholar, Carnwath
SCOTT, Jane, Dau, U, 7, Scholar, Carnwath
SCOTT, William, Son, U, 5, Scholar, Carnwath.6



James Scott married Mary Ann Hamilton on 14 Aug 1853 at Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland ,

Recorded twice:
14 Aug 1853, Whitburn, West Lothian and 26 Aug 1853, West Calder, Midlothian.7



James appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 at Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Mary, William, John, Mary and Marion ;
SCOTT James, Head, Mar, 35, Roadsman in Iron Mine, Carstairs, Lanark, 2 rooms with windows, 2 children at school
SCOTT Mary, Wife, Mar, 30, Shotts
SCOTT William, Son, 6, Scholar, West Calder Edinburghshire
SCOTT John, Son, 5, Scholar, West Calder Edinburghshire
SCOTT Mary, Dau, 3, West Calder
SCOTT Marion, Dau, 1, Whitburn Linlithgow.8



James appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 at Fauldhouse, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Mary, William, John, Mary, Marion, Agnes, James, Robert, Hugh and Janet ;
SCOTT James, Head, Mar, 45, Draper, Carstairs, 2 rooms with windows, 3 children at school
SCOTT Mary A, Wife, mar, 42, Shotts
SCOTT William W, Son, Unm, 16, Labourer (underground) West Calder
SCOTT John W, Son, 15, Labourer (Coal Works), West Calder
SCOTT Mary Ann, Dau 13, West Calder
SCOTT Marion, Dau, 11, Scholar, linlithgow
SCOTT Agnes, Dau, 9, Scholar, Whitburn
SCOTT James, Son, 7, Scholar, Whitburn
SCOTT Robert, Son, 5, Whitburn
SCOTT Hugh, Son, 3, Whitburn
SCOTT Janet, Dau, 3mths, Whitburn

(even though the word Draper is recorded on the Census page, I suspect it is meant to be something like Drawer or at least something to do with the mines as James was involved in the mining industry all his life and not as a cloth maker).9



James appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at Drybridge, Whitburn, Linlithgow, Scotland , also listed in the household was Mary, William, John, Mary, Marion, James, Robert and Hugh ;
SCOTT James, Head, M, 56, M, Coal Miner, Carstairs, Lanark
SCOTT Mary Ann, Wife, M,52, F, Coal Miners wife, Harthill, Lanark
SCOTT William, Son, U, 26, M, Coal Miner, Breich, Edinburgh
SCOTT John, Son, U, 25, M, Coal Miner, Breich, Edinburgh
SCOTT Mary Ann, Dau, U, 23, F, Dressmaker, Breich, Edinburgh
SCOTT Marian, Dau, U, 21, F, Servant (Domestic), Fauldhouse, Linlthgow
SCOTT James, Son, U, 17, M, Coal Miner, Fauldhouse, Linlithgow
SCOTT Robert, Son, U, 15, M, Coal Miner, Fauldhouse, Linlithgow
SCOTT Hugh, Son, 13, M, Scholar, Fauldhouse, Linlithgow
MUIRHEAD Jas S., Grandson, 11mths, M, Fauldhouse, Linlithgow.10



James appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at Drybridge Bridge Street, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Mary, William, Marion, Agnes, James, Robert and Hugh ;
SCOTT James, Head, Mar, 64, Mine Roadsman, employed, Carstairs
SCOTT Mary Ann, Wife, Mar, 60, Harthill
SCOTT William, Son, Unm, 36, Coal Miner, employed, W Calder
SCOTT Marion, Dau, Unm, 31, Restaurant Keeper, employed, Fauldhouse
SCOTT Agnes, Dau, Unm, 29, Domestic, employed, Fauldhouse
SCOTT James, Son, Unm, 27, Coalminer, employed, Fauldhouse
SCOTT Robert, Son, Unm, 24, Coalminer, employed, Fauldhouse
SCOTT Hugh, Son, Unm, 22, Coalminer, employed, Fauldhouse
SCOTT James M, Grandson, 10, Scholar, Fauldhouse
SCOTT John, Grandson, 7, Scholar, Fauldhouse
IRVING Thomas, Grandson, 6, Scholar, Fauldhouse
SCOTT George, Grandson, 5, Scholar, Fauldhouse
ANDERSON George, Boarder, Unm, 53, Foreman in Brickfoundry, employed, E Linton.11



James's cause of death on 13 Dec 1895 was from Bronchitis, Congestion of Lungs.



James died on 13 Dec 1895 at Drybridge, Linlithgow, Scotland , at age 70 years, 3 months and 13 days

James Scott, Coal Miner
married to Mary Ann Hamilton
died 3pm aged 68
Parents: William Scott, Tailor, dec & Marion Watson, dec
William Scott, son was present at his death.1,12



James and Mary had 9 known children.

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

Children of James Scott and Mary Ann Hamilton

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), Carnwath, Lanark, 632 /1-3 GSQ 19 Feb 2000
    Part 3 BDM 1820 - 1854. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), 170465/486 say Carstairs.
  4. [S22] Birth and Marriage Entries, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Genealogical Society of Qld, 1988 Version), C116335/0188.
  5. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Forth, Carnwath Lanark 632/00 005/00 013. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  6. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Forth,Carnwath, Lanark Census Film, Upper Ward district 677, Book 8, Page 22
    632/00 008/00 022. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  7. [S33] International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI), M 116734 and also M117015 for West Calder marriage.
  8. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), Whitburn West Lothian, 673/00 006/00 047. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  9. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), Whitburn West Lothian, 673/00 007/00 016. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  10. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), FHL Film 0203709 GRO Ref Vol 673-2 Enum dist 3 Page 11. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  11. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), Fauldhouse West Lothian, 673/02 003/02 010. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  12. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1895 Fauldhouse, West Lothian, 673/02 0060 aged 68. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.