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If anone knows more about these people, please let me know. The two at the bottom of the page - William SCOTT & his father James SCOTT - are included in my Rootsweb Family Tree.
Sharon Oddie Brown. March 7, 2014

 

Misc SCOTT obits Singapore News & other sources.

 

At Malacca, on the 16th May, HUGH SCOTT, Esquire, youngest Son of the late Robert SCOTT Esq. of Penang. The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser. 25 May 1843.

 

Joseph Richard SCOTT, Commander H.E.I.C. Steamer Phlegethon,  aged 47 years. The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (1835-1869), 30 January 1845 SEE UK Memorials – burial at Fort Canning Cemetery, Singapore:

 

'Sacred to the Remains/of/JOSEPH RICHARD SCOTT ESQ/Comr of the H.E.I.C. Co's War/Steamer PHLEGETHON/Son of the late Capt R. P. SCOTT and/nephew of the late Col HOPETOUN SCOTT. CB./of the British Army/Born at CALCUTTA 27th April 1798/Died at SINGAPORE JAN 29th 1845/Aged 46 years 9 months & 2 days/In life beloved in death deplored/In affectionate remembrance of/his worth, this monument is erected/by his bereaved widow'

 

Very suddenly at Mrs. Waller’s house, Northern Road, Penang, on the morning of the 4th instant, Harriet SCOTT aged 16 months, the infant daughter of John ALLEN esq. The Straits Times 11 Sept 1865

 

AT 9:30 today, at Gilstead Cottage, Bukit Timah Road, MRS ANNE SCOTT, aged 58, relict of the late Mr. THOMAS SCOTT… The Straits Times 9 April 1900.

 

SCOTT – AT Auchenreach near Brechin Forfarshire, Thomas SCOTT, senior partner of Guthrie & Co., Singapore, aged 70 years, The Straits Times. 1 July 1902 NOTE: I suspect he was the older brother of William Ramsay SCOTT.

 

SCOTT- On the 17th May, at Bridge of Allan, N.B. in her 69th year, MARGARET BROWN SCOTT, widow of the late WALTER SCOTT, of Penang, M.L.C. The Straits Times 25 May 1904.

 

AT the Bank House, Ipoh, Perak, on the 21st instant, James, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur SCOTT. The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser, 26 May 1909.

 

SCOTT – On October 22, at 25, Learmonth-Terrace, Edinburgh, James Henry Scott, of 5, Prince’s Gate London, S.W., and Lower Woodside, Hatfield, aged 67. The Straits Times 16 November 1912. NOTE: He may have been the one who was a merchant with Butterfield and Swire. SEE his wife’s entry: Emily Reid YUILL b.1853 d.1883 at Chefoo, China.
Married in 1880 James Henry Scott d.1912 aged 67, shipowner. JH Scott is shown as the 'informant' in his mother-in-law Joan Ford's entry in the Aberdeen register of deaths. His address is given as the Thatched House Club, St James's Street, London. They had the following children:

Colin Cunningham b.1880, shipowner;
James Yuill b.1881 d.1916, called to the Bar but never practised, Captain in 10th battalion Rifle Brigade, killed in action at capture of Guillemont on the Somme. Unmarried.

 

SCOTT – On December 30, Augusta Blanche, beloved wife of Mr. H.A. SCOTT. Interment at 5:30, at Bidadari, today. The Straits Times, 30 December 1913.

 

SCOTT – On November 4, at No. 19 Armenian Street, Frederick William Ranshaw SCOTT, aged 58 years…. The Straits Times 5 November 1914.

 

London, April 8. – The death is announced of Sir Colin Campbell Scott-Moncrieff, K.C.S.I., in his 80th year. The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser 10 April 1916.

 

Headstone transcriptions from Fort Canning Park Memorials in Singapore.

 

SACRED
To the Memory of
HARRY, the Eldest Son of
Robert Scott, Esquire
Of Prince of Wales Island
Who departed this life
On the 3rd June 1830
in his 32nd Year
This Tablet is placed
By an affectionate Family
SACRED
To the Memory of
JAMES SCOTT, the Infant Son of
James Scott and Elizabeth Clark
Born 7th December 1834
Died 20th March 1835
Aged 3 Months and 13 Days
“The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken
away blessed be the name of the Lord”.

IN MEMORY OF

WILLIAM SCOTT ESQ OF SINGAPORE

ELDEST SON OF THE LATE

JAMES SCOTT ESQ OF PENANG

ONE OF THE FIRST SETTLERS OF THAT ISLAND

BORN THE 3RD DAY OF MAY, 1780

DIED AT SINGAPORE

-RESPECTED AND BELOVED BY ALL

THE 18TH DAY OF DECEMBER 1861

SOURCE: Find-a-Grave.

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
JAMES SCOTT ESQ.
SON OF WILLIAM SCOTT & BARBARA MACDOUGAL
Born at Westmuirdean, Parish of Makerstown
County of ROXBURGH 6th October 1746
Died 19 September 1808
One of the original settlers of this Island
To the prosperity of which he mainly contributed
By an extensive influence with the Chiefs
Of the surrounding Countries
& the devotion of his time, talents & fortune
To the advancement of its trade & agriculture
Securing thereby the respect & veneration
Of the various classes of inhabitants.

This Memorial over his remains erected A.D. 1825 by
ROBERT SCOTT (OF RAEBURN ROXBURGHSHIRE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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