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John SCOTT & Elizabeth BELL

DaveHam9

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Hello,

Looking for the marriage which should be before 1861 for John SCOTT & Elizabeth BELL. A son Arthur John was born in Victoria in 1861.

I've found 3x Arthur J. SCOTT born in Australia around 1861 so I hope I now have the right one.

Thanks,

Dave
 
I notice Arthur was b. Richmond...

Agnes Elizabeth Scott
Father: John Scott
Mother: Elizabeth Bell
Birth Place: Richmond, Victoria
Registration Year: 1863
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 4274
 
Thanks Geoff.

I didn't check for siblings when I looked at the fiche in the library.

I know nothing about Elizabeth BELL. I'm not even sure I have the right Arthur J although age at death could rule out two that are five or more years older. Death reg is not much help:

Death 17/1922 SCOTT ARTHUR J - JOHN - SYDNEY

The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 9 January 1922 p.8
DEATHS
SCOTT.-January 7, 1922, at a private hospital, Darlinghurst, Arthur John, dearly beloved husband of Beatrice C. Scott.

SCOTT.-January 7, 1922, at a private hospital, Darlinghurst, Arthur John, dearly beloved father of Mrs. Jessie Loram of Colombo and Arthur J. Scott of Compton Downs, Hughenden, North Queensland, in his 62nd year.
 
Hmmmmmmmm...


John Scott
Father: John Scott
Mother: Elizabeth Bell
Birth Place: Melbourne, Victoria
Registration Year: 1856
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 4058
 
The Sydney Morning Herald - Thursday 12 January 1922 p.10
OBITUARY.
MR. A. J. SCOTT.
Mr. Arthur John Scott, at one time proprietor of the business of S. T. Leigh and Co., whose death took place at a private hospital in Darlinghurst on Saturday evening, arrived from Melbourne in July 1880, and joined the staff of the firm of John Sands as a lithographic artist. ...
After a service at St. Stephen's Church on Monday afternoon the funeral took place at the South Head Cemetery. ...
 
The Sydney Morning Herald - Thursday 12 January 1922 p.10
OBITUARY.
MR. A. J. SCOTT.
Mr. Arthur John Scott, at one time proprietor of the business of S. T. Leigh and Co., whose death took place at a private hospital in Darlinghurst on Saturday evening, arrived from Melbourne in July 1880, and joined the staff of the firm of John Sands as a lithographic artist. ...
After a service at St. Stephen's Church on Monday afternoon the funeral took place at the South Head Cemetery. ...

From Melbourne, sounds good...

Looks as though his parents married before 1856 at least...
 
This confirms a father, John..

Arthur J Scott
Death Date: 1922
Place: New South Wales
Father's Name: John
Registration Year: 1922
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration number: 17
 
Not married long before his death, then... unless a 2nd marriage...

Arthur J Scott
Spouse: Beatrice C Street
Marriage Date: 1919
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Woollahra, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1919
Registration number: 5060
 
His 2nd.

1st 2197/1885 SCOTT ARTHUR J - FAIRWEATHER JESSIE - BALMAIN


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At least this one is ruled out by middle name and age:

Bap V18521282 51/1852 SCOTT ARTHUR J - JOHN - ANNE

Presbyterian Baptisms in the Parish of Goulburn in the County of Argyle 1852
Arthur James - John Scott & Anne Gardener Abode: Goulburn Quality or Profession: Labourer When Born: 28th March When Baptised: 6th July By whom the Ceremony was performed: William Ross
 
I can't find either marriage in TROVE. Have age at death and funeral notice with middle name as John. Death reg with father = John and a note that he came from Melbourne. Not quite enough evidence yet.
 
Looks as though John b. 1856 died soon after..

John Scott
Death Place: Victoria
Age: 8 Months
Father: John
Mother: Elzabeth Bell
Registration Year: 1857
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 525
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856

Edit: John & Elizabeth are a bit of a mystery..
 
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Thanks Geoff.

That sibling won't help but the other might. I can find no tree with Agnes.

I've not looked for John & Elizabeth yet.

Elizabeth Bell 1793-1964 as per an American tree.
 
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Lots of John SCOTTs born USA, Scotland, Ireland, England, NSW married to Elizabeth in different parts of Australia, but not one with BELL.

Finding the right death for John or Elizabeth won't be easy.
 
Unfortunately, Agnes may have remained a spinster...

Agnes Elizth Scott
Death Place: Ferntree Gully, Victoria
Age: 74
Father: Jno Scott
Mother: Eliz Bell
Registration Year: 1936
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 15349e
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1862

Geoff
 
Alexander Bell Scott
Father: John Scott
Mother: Elizabeth Bell
Birth Place: Melbourne, Victoria
Registration Year: 1854
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 3901

Alex Bell Scott
Death Place: Carlton, Victoria
Age: 46
Father: Jno Scott
Mother: Elizth Bell
Registration Year: 1901
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 957
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1855
 
Thanks Geoff.

Am I thinking Scotland or Ireland? :)


Several Alexander Bell SCOTTs in Australia. One in WA and one in NT but after 1901.
 
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