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Martha Ann SCUTTS


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NSW Bap V1841812 25A/1841 SCUTTS MARTHA A - JOHN - MARY A - MF= CofE Sydney, St Lawrence's

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Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of St. Lawrence Sydney in the County of Cumberland in 1841
No. 171 When Baptised: Decr. 26 When Born: 14 Novr. Martha Ann - John & Mary Ann Scutts Abode: Blackwattle Swamp Quality or Profession: Butcher By whom the Ceremony was performed: W. H. Walsh

Looking for more info on John and Mary Ann, thanks,
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There is a John Scutts born 1810 and convicted in Wiltshire for sheep stealing. He was found guilty and sentenced to Life. His occupation is given as Butcher.

A John Scutts arrived in New South Wales 9 October 1837 on board the Charles Kerr. According to the Court Documents in England he was 27 yob 1810 but his Australian arrival papers have him as 39 yob 1798.

No death found for him nor a marriage to Mary Ann, but a tree gives his baptism as 12 March 1809 in Foxley, Wilts, parents Joseph and Martha.
John Scutts baptised 12 March 1809 Foxley Wiltshire – Joseph & Martha Scutts
married 19 Oct 1835 Foxley Wilts to Mary Ann Brown

John Scutts arrived 1837 from Wilts on “Charles Kerr” - pardon 12 Sept 1843

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/12964467?searchTerm=john scutts
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/60423071?searchTerm=john scutts
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/64095722?searchTerm=john scutts

his death 1866
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/166663426?searchTerm=john scutts

wife Mary Ann- 1879

daugt Martha b 14 Nov 1841 Blackwattle Bay baptised 26 Dec 1841 St Lawrence – FHL 993953
married 10 March 1866 Sydney to Walter Bryant (1842-1925) – she died 4 April 1909
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/15048592?searchTerm=martha bryant

brother/son Joseph Scutt b 14 June 1846 NSW – FHL 993956
married 15 Feb 1864 Redfern to Ann Bennett (1845-1886) – died Sept 1919 – reg 15125
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/15847830?searchTerm=joseph scutts

another child
Mary Jane Scutts b 28 May 1849 – died 15 July 1935 – reg 12443 – never married
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17179474?searchTerm=mary jane scutts
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17179467?searchTerm=mary jane scutts