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R. A. E. Scott

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1872. Stern Traversing Carriage for Heavy Guns.

Robert Anthony Edwards Scott

c.1817 Born in East Buckland, Devon[1]

1841 R A E Scott (Mate) was awarded the silver medal by the Royal Humane Society

1842 Lieutenant R A E Scott was appointed to HMS Vixen[2]

1851 Lieutenant RN (half pay) at Woolwich Arsenal; living with his wife Madeline Scott 23[3]

1864 Associate of the Institution of Naval Architects; presented a paper on "On the Principles of Construction and the Armament of Iron Clads."[4]

Also see R. F. Scott

1871 Captain R. A. E. Scott[5]

1871 Retired Captain RN, landowner, living in Islington with Fanny M J Scott 31, Robert J Scott 9, Caroline J Scott 6, Leara R Scott 3, Henry A Scott 2, Blanche E Scott 11 Months[6]

By 1887 his rank was Rear Admiral[7]

1891 Rear Admiral (RN) retired, living in Greenwich with Fanny J Scott 50, Caroline Ida 26, Frances B 17, Emily J 16, Ernest J 12[8]

1903 Died in Brockley, Kent[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle
  3. 1861 census
  4. The Engineer 1864
  5. The Engineer 1871
  6. 1871 census
  7. The Engineer 1881
  8. 1891 census
  9. National Probate Calendar