He was the son of William Scott and Helen Dick Gray.
William appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of William Scott at Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SCOTT William, Head, Mar, 25, Coalminer, Carnwath, 1 rooms with windows
SCOTT Helen, Wife, Mar, 25, Miners Wife, Carnwath
SCOTT William, Son, 4, Carnwath
SCOTT Adam, Son, 2, Carnwath
SCOTT Marion, Dau, 11mths, Carnwath.2
William witnessed the marriage of Grace Watson Ormiston and William Scott on 9 Jun 1886 Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland .3,4
|Father*||William Scott (24 Dec 1845 - 22 Jun 1902)|
|Mother*||Helen Dick Gray (c 1847 - 17 Oct 1881)|
- [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C116321.
- [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), Carnwath Lanark, 632/00 010/00 005. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
- [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1886 Biggar Lanark, 623/00 0005. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.