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Name: James Scott

Burial Number: 0568

Gender: Male

Occupation: Admiralty Clerk

Distinction: Admiralty Clerk

Born: 16/03/1829

Died: 07/09/1908

Buried: 11/09/1908



James Scott was born in St. George Hanover Square, London, on 16th March 1829, he was the son of Henry Scott and Ann Brett. James had a sister, Anne, who was one year older.

No records have been found prior to the census of 1871 for any of the family, but they would appear to have been very well off, living in desirable areas of  West London.

In 1871, James, 41yrs, and sister, Anne, 42yrs, were living at 32, Eccleston Street, Belgravia, James was a civil servant, working as a clerk in the admiralty, they employed 3 domestic servants.

Ten years later, aged 51yrs, James had retired and moved to Lower Belgravia Street, where he was a lodger.

In 1891, James had moved again, and was lodging at 149, Buckingham Palace Road. At some point he moved to Worthing, Sussex, where, in 1901, he was a lodger at Auckland House, Rowlands Road. On census night he had a visitor, Charles F. Brett, 71yrs, he was probably a cousin.

James died on 7th September 1908, aged 79yrs, in Worthing. Probate was granted to his sister, Anne Scott, effects, £1743 8s 0d. Value 2022 – £248,000.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 2 Plot: 10

Exact Location (what3words):

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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James Scott born March 16th 1829 died September 7th 1908 "Jesu Mercy"

Further Information


Name: James Scott

Gender: Male

Born: 16/03/1829

Town: Unknown

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 07/09/1908

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Auckland House

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1743 8 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £248000

Census Information


Living at 32, Eccleston Street, St. George Hanover Square, London.

James Scott, 41yrs, single, Admiralty Clerk, sister, Anne Scott, 42yrs, single, plus 3 domestic servants


Lodger at 6, Lower Belgravia Street, St. George Hanover Square, London.

James Scott, 51yrs, Retired Admiralty Clerk.


Lodger at 149, Buckingham Palace Road, London.

James Scott, 61yrs, no occupation listed.


Lodger at Auckland House, Rowlands Road, Worthing, Sussex.

James Scott, Hd. single, 71yrs, Retired Admiralty Clerk,

Visitor, Charles F. Brett, 71yrs, single, living on own means.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.