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William ScottAge: 81 years17551836

William Scott
Given names
Birth about 1755 39

Marriage of parentsBenjamin ScottJulia BlackettView this family
June 21, 1755
Death of a fatherBenjamin Scott
before December 13, 1763 (Age 8 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherChristopher Blackett
March 1764 (Age 9 years)
Burial of a maternal grandfatherChristopher Blackett
March 14, 1764 (Age 9 years)
MarriageAnne BlackettView this family
November 15, 1785 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
Edward Scott
about 1786 (Age 31 years)

Birth of a son
Sir William Henry Scott
January 1789 (Age 34 years)
Death of a sonEdward Scott
December 1794 (Age 39 years)

Burial of a sonEdward Scott
December 7, 1794 (Age 39 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Mackenzie DawsonPatience ScottView this family
March 23, 1820 (Age 65 years)
Death of a daughterPatience Scott
1821 (Age 66 years)

Death of a wifeAnne Blackett
July 1829 (Age 74 years)
Burial of a wifeAnne Blackett
August 11, 1829 (Age 74 years)
Marriage of a childSir William Henry ScottHarriett Alethea StanleyView this family
October 20, 1835 (Age 80 years)
Death June 5, 1836 (Age 81 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: June 21, 1755St. Martin in the Fields, Middx.
6 months
Father’s family with Elizabeth Cooke - View this family
Family with Anne Blackett - View this family
Marriage: November 15, 1785Stamfordham, Nthmd.
14 months
3 years


A General in the British Army. Died at his son's house (The Gentleman's Magagzine Volume 161, 1836). Will dated 8 May 1836. Probate granted London 23 Jul 1836 to William Henry Scott, son, who was appointed executor by a codicil to his will..


Licence dated 9 Nov 1785. William Scott (esquire), age 30, of Ripon, Yorkshire, Ann Blackett, age 30, of Stamfordham, Northumberland, directed to Stamfordham. Surety: Christopher Fawcett, esquire, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. [Note: married 15 Nov at Stamfordham.] FreeReg reports there is an entry in the register of St. Mary the Virgin, Stamfordham, with no date given. The FreeReg transcriber shows this as believed to have been between 25 Mar 1785 and 25 Mar 1786. Stamfordham banns: read on 6 Nov 1785. "Married in the [Stamfordham] church by license on the15th day of Nov 1785, by me Thomas Baxter, solemnized in the presence of Henry Blackett, H.[?] Blackett, Thom Hesop[?], John Stevenson." They are believed to have gone through an earlier wedding service at Gretna Green, Scotland but no record has been found.