He was the son of William Scott and Janet Hamilton.
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.2
Robert immigrated on 19 Nov 1910 from Glasgow via the "Pretorian" to Sydney Halifax, Canada, with Robert Scott
Pretorian left Glasgow 19 Nov 1910 for Sydney Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.
It arrived 28 Nov 1910.
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.3,4
Robert Scott married Ada H Gordon on 21 Oct 1916 at Illinois, USA.4
Robert died on 4 Dec 1959 at Illinois, USA, at age 68 years, 5 months and 8 days.4
|Father*||William Scott (2 Jul 1860 - 29 Apr 1909)|
|Mother*||Janet Hamilton (c 1869 - 26 Dec 1924)|
Family: Robert Scott and Ada H Gordon
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1891, Hamilton Lanark, 647/00 00671 or 0783. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [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.
- [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), 1910 Pretorian - BT27-0648000041P0004F via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
- [S146] Letter from Bev Day (New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email Jan 2012.