Robert Scott

#383, (9 May 1873 - )
     Robert Scott was born on 9 May 1873 at Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Robert Scott
at 0.20am

Parents: Robert Scott, Coal Miner & Agnes Gibson
Married: 29th June 1854, Forth Carnwath

Robert Scott, Father was present at his birth.1,2

He was the son of Robert Scott and Agnes Gibson.

Robert appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of Robert Scott at Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SCOTT, Robert, Head, Coal Miner, M, 51, M, Carstairs, Lanark
SCOTT, Agnes, Wife, M 46, F, Carnwath, Lanark
SCOTT, William, Son, Miner, U,20,M, Carnwath, Lanark
SCOTT, Adam, Son, Miner, U,18, M, Carnwath, Lanark
SCOTT, Catherine, Dau, Scholar, 12, F, Carnwath, Lanark
SCOTT, Marrion, Dau, Scholar,10, F, Carnwath, Lanark
SCOTT, Robert, Son, Scholar, 7, M, Carnwath, Lanark
SCOTT, Agnes, Dau, Scholar, 5, M, Carnwath, Lanark
SCOTT, Janet, Dau, Scholar, 4, F, Carnwath, Lanark
SCOTT, James G, Son, 2, M, Carnwath, Lanark.3



Robert appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of William Scott at 2 Watson Street, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SCOTT William, Head, M, 30, Coal Miner, employed, Forth, 2 rooms with windows
SCOTT Janet, Wife, M, 22, Larkhall
SCOTT Isabella, Dau, Unm, 1, Hamilton
SCOTT Robert, Brother, Unm, 17, Coal Miner, employed, Forth.4



Robert appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of William Scott at Ann Street, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SCOTT William, Head, Mar, 40, Coal Miner, Worker, Forth, 3 Rooms with windows
SCOTT Janet, Wife, Mar, 32, Dalsorf
SCOTT Robert, Brother, Single, 28, Coal Miner, worker, Forth
SCOTT Bella, Dau, 11, Scholar, Hamilton
SCOTT Robert, Son, 9, Scholar, Hamilton
SCOTT James, Son, 6, Scholar, Hamilton
SCOTT Agnes, Dau, 4, Hamilton
SCOTT Janet, Dau, 3mths, Hamilton.5



Robert witnessed the marriage of Agnes Fairholm and James Gibson Scott on 12 Jun 1903 Royal Buildings Hall, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1,6

Robert Scott and Janet Scott were partners c 1909 Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Story goes that Janet had a relationship with her Brother in Law Robert, her husband William found out and hung himself.

In 1910 Janet along with her family immigrated to the USA with Robert.
In the USA they were classified as husband and wife.7



Robert Scott recorded William Scott's death on 29 Apr 1909 Corydene, Anderson Street, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
William Scott, Coal Miner married to Janet Waddell
Found dead at 7.30am, aged 48yrs

Parents: Robert Scott, Coal Miner (dec) & Agnes Scott MS Gibson (dec)

Robert Scott, brother was the informant of his death.1,8



Robert Scott immigrated on 19 Nov 1910 from Glasgow via the "Pretorian" to Sydney Halifax, Canada, also on board were listed Janet, Isabella, Robert, James, Agnes, Janet, Grace, David and William

Pretorian left Glasgow 19 Nov 1910 for Sydney Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.
It arrived 28 Nov 1910.

Steerage Passangers:
SCOTT Robt, Miner, 37
SCOTT Janet, Wife, 41
SCOTT Bella, Dom, 21
SCOTT Robert, Lab, 19
SCOTT James, Lab, 16
SCOTT Agnes, Nil, 11
SCOTT Janet, Nil, 10
SCOTT Grace, Nil, 4
SCOTT David, Nil, 3
SCOTT Wm, Nil, 10mths

Cape Breton Island had coal and steel mills.9,7



Robert Scott immigrated on 20 Apr 1911 Port Huron Michigan to Harvey Illinois, USA, also on board were listed Janet, James, Agnes, Janet, Grace, David and William

SCOTT Robert, aged 38, Married, born Forth Scotland, Coal Miner
Last Res: Sydney Mines, Canada
Name and Address of relative from whence come:
Sister, Mrs Marion Car Ross, Pleasance, Forth Lanarkshire, Scotland
Destination and name and address of relative to join there:
Sister, Mrs Agnes Norman, 15242 Center Ave, Harvey, Ill.
Money Shown $300
Height: 5ft 8 ¼, Fair complexion, Brown Hair, Brown Eyes. Hari mole under right jaw.

SCOTT Janet Hamilton, aged 42, Married, born Lark Hall Scotland
Name and Address of relative from whence come:
Sister, Mrs Maggie Crosbie, Thistle Lodge, Draffan, Lesmahagon, Lanarkshire Scotland
Destination and name and address of relative to join there:
Sister, Mrs Agnes Norman, 15242 Center Ave, Harvey ill
With Husband
Height: 5ft 4in, Medium complexion, Gray Hair, Gray eyes, no marks.

With them was:
James Gibson Scott, 16, Coal Miner
Agnes Gibson Scott - Buddo
Jane Waddell Scott, 11yrs
Grace Watson Scott, 5yrs
David Forfar Scott, 3yrs
William Scott, 1yr.10

Father*Robert Scott (7 May 1829 - 14 Jun 1882)
Mother*Agnes Gibson (16 Sep 1834 - 12 Jul 1886)

Family: Robert Scott and Janet Hamilton

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1873 Carnwath, Lanark, 632/00 0105. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), FHL Film 0203623, GRO Ref Vol 632 EnumDist 10 Page 7. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  4. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Hamilton Lanark, 647/00 019/00 007. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  5. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Hamilton Lanark, 647/00 024/00 037. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1903 Bothwell, Lanarkshire.
  7. [S146] Letter from Bev Day (New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email Jan 2012.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1909 Hamilton Lanark, 647/00 0267.
  9. [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), 1910 Pretorian - BT27-0648000041P0004F via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
  10. [S61] Shipping Records, 1911 Michigan Passenger and Crew Lists 1903 - 1965 - via Ancestry.com.