John Watson Scott

#4679, (28 May 1855 - )
     John Watson Scott was born on 28 May 1855 at West Calder, Midlothian, Scotland .1
He was the son of James Scott and Mary Ann Hamilton.

John appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of James Scott at Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland ;
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.2



John 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).3



John appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of James Scott at Drybridge, Whitburn, Linlithgow, Scotland ;
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.4



John Watson Scott recorded Mary Ann Scott's death on 30 Jun 1903 Drybridge, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland ,
Mary Ann Scott, Widow of James Scott, Coal miner
at 0:01 AM ?, aged 71years
Parents: John Hamilton, Caol Miner (dec) & Mary Dick (dec)
John Scott, son, was the informant.5,6

Father*James Scott (31 Aug 1825 - 13 Dec 1895)
Mother*Mary Ann Hamilton (c 1829 - 30 Jun 1903)

Citations

  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C117011.
  2. [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.
  3. [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.
  4. [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.
  5. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1903 Fauldhouse West Lothian, 673/02 0024. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.