Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Scott (1827-1892)

From Graces Guide

John Scott Junior, shipbuilder

1827 Born son of John Scott III

1856 With his father, carried on the business of John Scott and Sons[1] and Scott, Sinclair and Co as sole partners[2]

1861 John Scott 74, Ship Builder Employing 70 Men & 101 Boys, lived in Greenock with Jane Scott, 59, John Scott 34, Ship Builder Partner, Margaret S Scott 23, Sinclair Scott 18, mercantile clerk, Elizabeth Scott 24, and his grandson Alexander Macfarland 8[3]

After the failure of the business, John Scott disappeared from the ship building business.

1892 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. Scotts of Greenock - An Illustrated History By William Kane, Vincent P. Gillen
  2. The London Gazette 22 January 1856
  3. 1861 census