Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Scott (Cumberland, England to Australia)

Last week, I featured Mary Scott, the wife of Alfred Docwra, who came to Australia from Cambridgeshire in England.  This week I will be featuring my other ancestor, also named Mary Scott. My ancestral line is: 1 Lois Whimpey 2 Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009) 3 Edith Jean Marr (1922-1990) 6 Wilfred Palmer Marr (1892-1955) 7… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Scott (Cumberland, England to Australia)

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Scott (Cambridgeshire to Australia)

I have two branches of my family with the Scott surname, both beginning with a Mary Scott.  This week, I will be looking at the family of the Mary Scott who was married to Alfred Docwra. My ancestral line is: 1 Lois Whimpey 2 Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009) 3 Edith Jean Marr (1922-1990) 6 Wilfred… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Scott (Cambridgeshire to Australia)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #32 Mary Scott

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week’s theme is: Week 32 (August 6-12) – 32. For Week 32, let’s focus on one of your 32 3rd-great-grandparents. (If you’ve already written… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #32 Mary Scott

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #20 Mary Scott (1830-1885)

I recently received a request for more information about David Scott, which meant that I did some more research on the Scott family.  I therefore decided that this week my ancestor would be Mary Scott.  Mary Scott was married to Alfred Docwra, who was my ancestor in Week 2. One of the earliest certificates I… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #20 Mary Scott (1830-1885)