Northern Irish & Northern English Roots: JACKSONs & ODDIES & BROWNES & others

Entries: 15957    Updated: 2017-12-23 17:15:02 UTC (Sat)    Owner: Sharon Brown    Home Page: JACKSONs & relations in Ulster 1700-1900s  Note: You will leave RootsWeb

Index | Descendancy | Register | Pedigree | Ahnentafel | Download GEDCOM

  • ID: I1061
  • Name: William Ramsay SCOTT
  • Given Name: William Ramsay
  • Surname: Scott 1 2 3
  • Name: Walter
  • Given Name: Walter
  • Surname:
  • Name: William Ramsay SCOTT
  • Given Name: William Ramsay
  • Surname: Scott 4
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Abt 1838 in Java, East Indies
  • Death: 25 Apr 1908 in 11 Belsize Crescent, Hamstead, London, England
  • Reference Number: 37392
  • Census: 3 Apr 1881 Hampstead, London, England; Quality: 2 5 4
  • Event: Birth Abt 1838 Java, East Indies 5 4
  • Occupation:
  • Note:
    In 1869, he was sworn in as a member of the Legislative Cou ncil. SOURCE: Straits Times Overland Journal, 10 Septembe r 1869.
    In 1871, he was serving along with Thomas SCOTT.
    SOURCE: Straits Times Overland Journal 17 June 1871.
    In 1889 he was mentioned in news as being the Singapore age nt for "Canton Insurance Office Ltd.". The Straits Times 1 1 July 1889 p.1.
  • Occupation:
  • Note:
    In 1876 Dec 31st Scott, Witham and Co. was dissolved. Notic e dated Jan 1, 1877 under names of William Ramsay SCOTT & J ohn Wignall WITHAM.
    SOURCE: Straits Overland Journal 25 Jan 1877
    Sept 30, 1872 the copartnery Concern - Merchants and Commis sion Agents at SIngapore uder firm of Wm. MacDonald & Co wa s dissolved. Sole partners: William MacDonald, Robert Duff m William Ramsay Scott & John Wignall Witham. The same busi ness was to be carried on under a new company Scott, Witha m & Co. with subscribers William Ramsay Scott & John Wignal l Witham.
    SOURCE: Straits Times Overland Journal 24 Oct 1872
    It seems that in 1869, he also served as the Colonial Engin eer.
    SOURCE: Straits Times Overland Journal. 24 Sept 1869.
  • Event: Name
  • Note: I do know whether the source of the middle name "Ramsay" co mes from the business relationship that his grandfather ha d with a prominent Calcutta buinessman, George RAMSAY, or w hether there is a family connection.
  • _UID: 064C923A9A904428915A00F15C0A8AE36372
  • Change Date: 22 Jul 2015 at 09:55
  • Note:
    "William Ramsay Scott" Name given by Amy Lloyd. Also SOURC E An Anecdotal History of Old Times in Singapore. p 234, 31 1, 373, 567, 732. In 1858 William Ramsay Scott was a cler k in the firm of WilliamMacdonald & Co. and was partner i n 1864. 1866 "There was at this timea fresh water swimmin g bath which Mr. W.R. Scott allowed the use of tocertain su bscribers, at Abbotsford; it was the only one in the place, but it was very little used."

    His death was registered in the June quarter of 1908 in th e Hampstead registration district.
    In the 1891 Census he was an East India Merchant, living i n London in the Parish of ST. John Hampstead. 57 Belsize Pa rk Gardens. They had 4 servants. One son, William, was th e only one not living at home. In the 1881 Census they wer e living at 51 Belsize Gardens.

    In 1874 he was appointed by the Queen to the Legislative Co uncil of the Straits Settlements.In the 1911 Census, he wa s described as an East India Merchant.

    Father: Robert SCOTT b: Aft 1780
    Mother: Catherine MAUGHAN

    Marriage 1 Blanche Emily DARE b: 24 Sep 1843 in Singapore
    • Married: 27 Nov 1863 in Singapore 6
    • Change Date: 22 Mar 2016
    1. Has No Children Emily Louisa SCOTT b: 19 Jul 1864 in Straits Settlements prob Singapore
    2. Has Children Blanche Sarah Waller SCOTT b: Abt 1866 in Singapore
    3. Has Children William Aka Bertie Robert SCOTT b: Abt 1867 in Middlesex, London, England
    4. Has No Children Percival Ramsay SCOTT b: 6 Aug 1871 in Yokohama, Japan
    5. Has Children Walter Dare SCOTT b: 1872 in Straits Settlements prob Singapore
    6. Has No Children Lilian Catherine SCOTT b: Abt 1875 in Marylebone, London, England
    7. Has Children Cecil Julius SCOTT b: Abt 1877 in Hampstead, London, England
    8. Has No Children Hilda Florence SCOTT b: Abt 1879 in Hampstead, London, England
    9. Has No Children Mary Evelyn SCOTT b: Abt 1880 in Hampstead, London, England; 2

    1. Abbrev: 2011 Jan 6 Peter Jamieson
      Title: 2011 Jan 6 Peter Jamieson
      Quality: 3
      Text: William Ramsay Scott. Damaris Dare's tree gives the firs t name asWalter. NOTE: Other sources make this most unlikel y.
    2. Abbrev: London Gazette
      Title: London Gazette
      Quality: 3
      Text: March 28 1874: "The Queen has been graciously pleased to ma ke the following appointments: ...Thomas Scott, Robert Litt le, William Ramsay Scott, Esq. to be Members of the Legisla tive Council of the Straits Settlements."
    3. Abbrev: Note
      Title: Note
      Quality: 3
      Text: He was of Scott & Co. Bankok, also W.R. Scott & Co.. Corres pondence inJardine Mattheson Archives.
      See also mention in 1883 June 8 letter on my web site.
    4. Abbrev: Julius from Wendy Jack August 2005.FTW
      Title: Julius from Wendy Jack August 2005.FTW
      Source Medium: Other
      Quality: 3
      Text: Date of Import: 30 Aug 2005
    5. Abbrev: 1881 British Census & National Index
      Title: 1881 British Census & National Index
      Publication: Name: CD-ROM. Intellectual Reserve Inc., 1999;
      Page: PRO Ref RG11, Piece 0170, Folio 49, Page 27
      Quality: 3
    6. Abbrev: Rootsweb
      Title: Rootsweb
      Text: At Singapore on the 27th November last, William Ramsay, six th son of the late Robert Scott, Esq., Secretary General, J ava, to Blanche,eldest daughter of the late George Julius D are, Esq., Singapore.
  • We want to hear from you! Take our WorldConnect survey

    Index | Descendancy | Register | Pedigree | Ahnentafel | Download GEDCOM

    Printer Friendly Version Printer Friendly Version Search Ancestry Search Ancestry Search WorldConnect Search WorldConnect Join Today! Join Today!

    WorldConnect Home | WorldConnect Global Search | WorldConnect Help
    We want to hear from you! Take our WorldConnect survey is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.