Abbreviations:

b. = born

bap. = baptised

c. = christened

c/m = marriage contract

d. = died

d. vita patris = died in the father's lifetime

dsp(decessit sine prole) died without issue

m. = married

SCOTT

OF SCALLOWAY

 

James Scott of Scalloway, was a son of Hector Scot, 3rd of Scottshall, and was a merchant at Scalloway. He m. on 28 March 1751, to Catherine, daughter and coheir of Robert Sinclair of Scalloway,[1] from whom he acquired part of that estate,[2] and d. on 2 July 1793 having had issue,

  1. John Scott of Scalloway, (see below).
  2. Robert Scott, b. on 28 August 1757.
  3. James Scott, b. on 19 August 1758.
  4. Charles Scott, b. on 27 July 1760.
  5. Robert Scott, b. on 8 November 1762.
  6. Barbara Scott, b. on 28 June 1751 and m. in 1775, to John Leslie of Ustaness.
  7. Philadelphia Scott, b. on 11 October 1752.
  8. Ann Scott, b. on 7 September 1754.
  9. Elizabet Scott, b. on 16 August 1761 and m. on 28 December 1780, to John Scott of Melby.[3]
  10. Grisel Scott, b. on 19 May 1776 and m. Robert Robertson of Gossaburgh.

John Scott of Scalloway, succeeded his father in 1793 and m. at Edinburgh, on 22 April 1782, to Clementina, daughter of John Scott of Melby,[4] (she d. at Scalloway, on 28 January 1826, in her 66th year[5]). He d. on 11 November 1833, in his 78th year,[6] and was father of,

  1. James Scott, b. on 17 February 1785 and d. at Vaila, on 26 March 1799.[7]
  2. John Scott of Scalloway, (see below).
  3. Charles Scott, b. on 22 July 1793
  4. Robert Scott, b. on 14 Augsut 1798.
  5. James Scott, b. on 3 May 1800.
  6. Mary Scott, b. on 17 December 1782 and d. on 15 April 1784.
  7. Catherine Scott, b. on 27 December 1786 and m. on 27 January 1810, to James Scott, Surgeon, Royal Navy.[8]
  8. Mary Scott, b. on 26 March 1788 and m. firstly, on 1 June 1806, to John Scott of Melby.[9] She m. secondly, to Rev. Alexander Webster, Minister of Quarff, and d. at Millbrook, Cornwall, on 6 December 1867.[10]
  9. Elizabeth Scott, b. on 6 September 1789.
  10. Jacobina Charlotte Scott, b. on 24 November 1794.

John Scott of Scalloway, b. on 6 September 1791, succeeded his father in 1833 and was served heir both to him and his grandfather, James Scott of Scalloway, on 2 July 1838.[11] He m. at Busta, on 24 February 1814, to Jessie, third daughter of Gideon Gifford of Busta,[12] (c/m 17 February 1814[13]), d. at Gibliston Lodge, Scalloway, on 8 May 1850[14] and was father of,

  1. John James Scott, younger of Scalloway, bap. on 22 April 1816 and dsp at Boulogne, on 11 December 1843.[15]
  2. Gideon Arthur Thomas Gifford Scott of Scalloway, (see below).
  3. Grace Elizabeth Scott, b. in November of 1817 and d. unmarried, at Portobello, on 16 May 1891.[16]
  4. Clementina Charlotte Scott, bap. on 2 February 1819 and m. at Gilbliston Lodge, Scalloway, on 25 October 1858, to Charles Spence, Edinburgh.[17]
  5. Henrietta Jean Christina Scott, b. on 20 November 1820 and d. unmarried, at Gilbliston, Lodge, Scalloway, on 6 January 1859.[18]

Gideon Arthur Thomas Gifford Scott of Scalloway and Busta, b. at Scalloway, on 18 October 1823, succeeded his father and was served heir to him on 20 January 1851.[19] His estate becoming financially burdened he was forced to break the entail and place it into the hands of trustees for behoof of his creditors. He m. on 16 October 1866, to Isabella, daughter of Charles Spence,[20] d. on 12 March 1873[21] and was father of,

  1. Grace Clementina Henrietta Scott, b. on 14 January 1868.
  2. Beatrice Frances Mary Irvine Scott, b. on 18 April 1869, and d. at Glengyle Terrace, Edinburgh, on 16 February 1942.[22]

 

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[1] OPR – Tingwall.

[2] SC12/53/4/f.65v.

[3] OPR – Walls.

[4] Caledonian Mercury, 24 April 1782 edition.

[5] SC12/36/1. See also: The Scotsman, 11th March 1826 edition.

[6] London Courier, 7th December 1833 edition.

[7] Aberdeen Press and Journal, 1 April 1799 edition.

[8] OPR – Tingwall.

[9] OPR – Lerwick.

[10] Aberdeen Press & Journal, 18th December 1867 edition.

[11] Services of Heirs.

[12] OPR – Tingwall. See also: Scots Magazine, 1st May 1814 edition.

[13] GD144/203/30.

[14] London Evening Standard, 11th June 1850 edition.

[15] Caledonian Mercury, 16th December 1843 edition.

[16] Shetland Times, 23rd May 1891 edition.

[17]  Statutory record. See also: Inverness Courier, 4th November 1858 edition.

[18] Statutory record. See also: Morning Post, 4th February 1859 edition.

[19] Services of Heirs.

[20] Statutory record.

[21] Statutory record.

[22] Statutory record. See also: The Scotsman, 18th February 1942 edition.