PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias Amos SCOTT
Birth date and place 31 Mar 1827 Hambleton, Oakham, Rutland, England.
Baptism date and place April 1831 Wesleyan Methodist, Oakham, Rutland.
Civil Census Residences Cottages, Oakham Union, Hambleton, Rutland (1841).
Wood Street, Brompton, Kent (1851).
Corporation Buildings Clerkenwell, Holborn, London (1871).
147 Farringdon Buildings, Clerkenwell, Holborn, London (1881).
Cavendish Buildings, Clerkenwell Road, Holborn, London (1891).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
Trade Wheeler.
Prison Officer (1871).
Bookseller (1881).
Commercial Traveller (1891).
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8¼ ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place 1st: 23 Sep 1850 St Nicholas Church, Plumstead, Kent.
2nd: Unknown.
Spouse 1st: Harriet FORSEY.
2nd: Elizabeth ?
Children 1st: None.
2nd: Charles b. 1859 and Harry b. 1861, Cornwall (step children).
Kate Annette b. 1867, Holloway, Islington, London.
Death date and place 1891 Q2 Holborn District, London.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death/Funeral Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company 17th Regiment of Light Dragoons (Lancers).  1 Oct 1848 transferred to
Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #2140 Private.
Attestation date and place 14 Apr 1846 Barley Thorpe, Rutland.
Service/Campaigns Western Australia 10 years 10 months.
Musters WO11-124 7th Company, Chatham (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
Promotions & Reductions Private to 2nd Corporal 1 May 1859.
2nd Corporal to Corporal 1 Jun 1861.
Corporal to Sapper 30 Oct 1863.
Sapper to 2nd Corporal 1 Feb 1866.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Four Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical None.
Courts Martial Detachment Court Martial 23 Jan 1862 – acquitted. Offence unknown.
Regimental Court Martial 27 Oct 1863 – tried and imprisoned for insubordinate conduct. Reduced to Sapper.
Twice entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
Discharge date and place 30 Apr 1867 Chatham.
Length of Service 21 years 14 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1363-215.
Post Discharge Residence 48 Walton Street, Brompton, London.
Pension District 2nd N. London (1867). 1st E. London (Jul 1869).
Pension 1/2½d. per diem.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Anna Robertson.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder [Barker p.188 see sidebar].
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Newspaper Articles Perth Gazette 1 Jul 1859.
Ship ex-WA Lincelles.
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.