The Scott Family

Arthur Gascoigne Scott

Birth: 1875, in Plympton St Maurice, Devon, England

Father: Edwin Luddington Scott

Mother: Clara Elizabeth (Gascoigne) Scott

Census:
1881: Castle Hayes, Plympton Maurice, Devon
1891: Albert Villa, Seymour Avenue, Compton Gifford, Devon
1911: Christchurch, Hampshire: Arthur Gasconige Scott is aged 35

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Edwin Luddington Scott

Birth: 1821/2, in Plymouth, Devon, England

Father: Robert Scott

Married (1st): Matilda St John on 24 May 1855 in Newton Abbot district, Devon, England. Matilda was born on 9 April 1829, the daughter of  Edward Beauchamp St John and Jane Slade.

Children:
Married (2nd): Clara Elizabeth Gascoigne in 1869, in Totnes district, Devon, England

Children:
Occupation: Indian Army Officer.
Edwin joined the East India Company Army as a Cadet of Infantry on 25 July 1841 (India Office List 1842) and was promoted to Lieutenant on 10 December 1844 and Captain on 1 May 1854 (Army List 1874). He served in the 21st and 30th Native Infantry. Edwin was promoted to Brevet-Major in the Bombay Staff Corps effective 25 July 1861 (London Gazette 28 March 1865 p1750), and promoted to Major on 12 September 1866 (London Gazette 1 March 1867 p1475) and Lieutenant-Colonel on 25 July 1867 (London Gazette 31 December 1867 p7113). On 25 July 1872, Edwin was promoted to Brevet-Colonel in the Bombay Staff Corps (London Gazette 31 January 1873 p423). On his retirement on 23 October 1875, Edwin was given the step of honorary rank of Major-General (London Gazette 22 October 1875 p4954).

Death: 1907, in Newton Abbot district, Devon, England, aged 82

Notes:
Edwin was the uncle of Robert Falcon Scott, famed explorer of the South Pole.

Census:
1879: Castle Hayes, Plympton Maurice, Devon (Whites Directory of Devon 1879 p670)
1881: Castle Hayes, Plympton Maurice, Devon
1891: St Marys, Plympton St Mary, Devon

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Evelyne Clara Scott

Birth: 12 March 1870, in Ahmednagar, Bombay, India
Times of India 18 March 1870 transcribed at Families in British India Society
March 12th at Ahmednuggur the wife of Lieut-Col EL Scott Bombay Staff Corps of a daughter

Baptism: 6 April 1870, in Ahmednagar, Bombay, India

Father: Edwin Luddington Scott

Mother: Clara Elizabeth (Gascoigne) Scott

Census:
1881: Castle Hayes, Plympton Maurice, Devon
1891: St Marys, Plympton St Mary, Devon

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