She was the daughter of James Scott and Mary Ann Hamilton.
Janet appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of James Scott at Fauldhouse, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland ;
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).2
|Father*||James Scott (31 Aug 1825 - 13 Dec 1895)|
|Mother*||Mary Ann Hamilton (c 1829 - 30 Jun 1903)|
- [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C116731.
- [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.