See also

Family of Sidney James Scott and Ethel Amor

  • Husband:

  • Sidney James Scott (1887-1940)

  • Wife:

  • Ethel Amor (1886-1985)

  • Children:

  • Elsie Ethel Scott (1920-1997)

  • Marriage:

  • Q4 1915

  • Droxford "Registration District", Hampshire, England1

Husband: Sidney James Scott

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War memorial Sidney James Scott

  • Name:

  • Sidney James Scott1,2

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • Royal Marine3,4

  • Birth:

  • Q1 1887

  • Brockhurst, Gosport, Hampshire, England2,3,5,6

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 4)

  • The Chase, Shedfield, Hampshire, England5

  •  

  • son attending school and living with his parents William and Eliza, sister Charlotte and brother Thomas. Born in Gosport Hampshire

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 14)

  • Waltham Road, Shedfield, Hampshire, England6

  •  

  • son working as a labourer in his father's market garden and living with his parents William and Eliza. Born in Gosport Hampshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 24)

  • Gibralter3

  •  

  • an unmarried Royal Marine gunner RmA serving on the battleship Prince of Wales. Born in Brockhurst Hampshire

  • Census absence:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 52)

  •  

  •  

  • presumably away on Royal Marine duties

  • Death:

  • 24 Oct 1940 (age 53)

  • 100 miles west of Rockall, Atlantic Ocean4,7

  •  

  • Cause: when the SS Matina was torpedoed by U-31 killing all 71 onboard

    note that UBoat.net records the date of the attack as 26th October 1940

  • War Memorial:

  •  

  • Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Clarence Esplande, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England4

  •  

  • corporal no:PO/11649 Royal Marines H.M.S. President II serviong on the S.S. Matina aged 53, son of William and Ann Scott; husband of Ethel Scott, of Shedfield Hampshire

Wife: Ethel Amor

  • Name:

  • Ethel Amor8

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • Frank Amor (1858?-1939)

  • Mother:

  • Emily Bowtle (1856-1949)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • school teacher9

  • Birth:

  • 22 Jun 1886

  • Shedfield, Hampshire, England8,9,10,11,12,13,14

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 4)

  • Moor Hill, Shedfield, Hampshire, England11

  •  

  • daughter living with her parents Frank and Emily and brother Victor. Born in Shedfield Hampshire

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 14)

  • Bouchers Lane, Shedfield, Hampshire, England12

  •  

  • daughter who was a monitoress at the National School living in four rooms with her parents Frank and Emily and brothers Victor and Frank. Born in Shedfield Hampshire

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 24)

  • Murray Cottages, Shedfield, Hampshire, England9

  •  

  • unmarried head of the household working as an assistant school teacher and living alone. Born in Shefield Hampshire

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 53)

  • Florence Cottages, Church Road, Shedfield, Hampshire, England13

  •  

  • a married housewife living with her daughter Elsie and a closed record (presumably son William). Born on 22nd June 1886 and note that her widowed mother Emily Amor lived next door

  • Death:

  • 19 Sep 1985 (age 99)

  • Droxford "Registration District", Hampshire, England14,15

  • Probate:

  • 22 Oct 1985

  • Probate Registry, Winchester, Hampshire, England15

  •  

  • of Bishop's Waltham House Free Street Bishops Waltham Hampshire died 19th September 1985, probate of £59,013 (~£163,000 in 2017)

Child 1: Elsie Ethel Scott

  • Name:

  • Elsie Ethel Scott16

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Leslie G Freeman ( - )

  • Birth:

  • 18 Oct 1920

  • Droxford "Registration District", Hampshire, England13,16,17

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 18)

  • Florence Cottages, Church Road, Shedfield, Hampshire, England13

  •  

  • an unmarried cashier and book keeper living with her mother Ethel and a closed record (presumably brother William). Born on 18th October 1920 and married a Freeman at a later date. Also note that her widowed grandmother Emily Amor lived next door

  • Death:

  • Mar 1997 (age 76)

  • Droxford "Registration District", Hampshire, England17

Sources

1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Droxford 1915 quarter:4 volume:2c page:473. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

2.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Alverstoke 1887 quarter:1 volume:2b page:543. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

3.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:34972 registration district:640 sub-district:3 enumeration district:34 schedule:9999. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

4.

Commonwealth War Grave Commission, ( on-line at www.cwgc.org). Portsmouth Naval Memorial panel:43 column:3. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

5.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:943 folio:101 page:32. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

6.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1090 folio:74 page:17. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

7.

UBoat.net, (on-line at www.uboat.net). Matina. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

8.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Droxford 1886 quarter:3 volume:2c page:140. Cit. Date: 15 November 2017.

9.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:6161 class:RG78 piece:288 registration district:104 sub-district:3 enumeration district:6 schedule:42. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

10.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication. visit. Cit. Date: 1997.

11.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:943 folio:96 page:22. Cit. Date: 15 November 2017.

12.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1090 folio:90 page:49. Cit. Date: 20 August 2019.

13.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:2373G page:16 line:17 letter code:EEFG. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

14.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Droxford 1985 quarter:3 vol:20 page:239. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

15.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Winchester 1985 page:7517 no:8552417691U. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

16.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Droxford 1920 quarter:4 volume:2c page:291. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.

17.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Droxford 1997 quarter:1 district:4921 register:50C entry:240 date:0397. Cit. Date: 16 November 2020.