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Dr. Robert 
Scott
1758 - 1846


Dr. Robert 
Scott
, of Forth Street, Edinburgh. Retired from the navy, he took up research in chemistry. Apothecary (1810). In 1824 he is a sole practitioner and later he was in partnership with James Orr. Druggist of Forth St (1834 - Male Heads of families 1834 (NRS Reference: CH2/139/1 pp. 149-156)). Druggist (1841). Scott, Robert druggist and apothecary, 100, South bridge, - house 18, Forth street (1805-34 Post Office Annual Directory) Scott and Orr, druggists, chemists, and apothecaries (1832-8 GRAY'S ANNUAL DIRECTORY. No. 67 PRINCE STREET ) Scott & Orr, Robert Scott and James Orr, druggist and apothecary, Edinburgh (1831). There were many apothecaries in Edinburgh in the 1840s. 1842 Edinburgh Directory, under the heading `Apothecaries, Chemists and Druggists' there are 53 entries. In Edinburgh one of the first chemist and druggist shops was opened by H. B. Wylie, Chemist and Druggist, 38-40 Grassmarket in 1797. Druggist in Edinburgh. There is another druggist in Edinburgh at this time called James Orr. There is a connection which may have given rise to many of Robert's children and descendants having Orr as a middle name. According to Pigot's Directory 1825-26, Under Apothecaries, there is "Scott & Orr, (& druggists) 100, South Bridge"

Born: St. Andrews, England 1758 Baptised: 23rd Jan 1758
Died: 1846Buried: Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland Nov 1846
Family:
Scott

Ancestors
[ Patrilineage | Matrilineage | Earliest Ancestors | Force | Force2 | Options ]

1.
Dr. Robert 
Scott
(
Innes
) 1758 - 1846
2.
Rev. Thomas 
Scott
(
?
,
?
) 1722 - 1792
4.
M/? 
Scott
* ante 1700
 
3.  
 

Siblings



Spouses



1. Edinburgh, Scotland 7th Oct 1786
Margaret 
Innes
(
Scott
) 1766 - 1825

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Margaret 
Innes
(
Scott
) 1766 - 1825
1.
Jean Orr 
Scott
(
Jones
) 1787 - 1843
1a.
Humphrey Herbert 
Jones
(
Scott
) 1786 - 1842
1.1.
Humphrey Scott 
Jones
1810 - 1812
1.2.
Margaret (Gatchie) Scott 
Jones
(
Stevenson
) 1812 - 1895 ...
1.3.
Robert Sutton 
Jones
1816 - c. 1818
1.4.
Humphrey Stanley Herbert 
Jones
(
Muther
,
Buchanan
) 1817 - 1902
1.5.
Herbert Sutton 
Jones
1819 - 1829
1.6.
Robert (Bob) Scott 
Jones
c. 1819 - 1848
1.7.
Catherine (Cassie) Maria 
Jones
(
Wyllie
) 1821 - 1888 ...
1.8.
Dorothea Jean 
Jones
(
Minnitt
) 1822 - c. 1850 ...
1.9.
Rev. Francis (Frank) Innes 
Innes-Jones
(
Walker
) 1824 - 1891 ...
1.10.
Elizabeth (Eliza) Rachel Jean 
Jones
(
Stack
) 1829 - 1919 ...
2.
Helen 
Scott
c. 1789 - 1794
3.
Rachel 
Scott
(
Orr
) c. 1790 - 1828
3a.
James John 
Orr
(
Scott
) + post 1846
3.1.
Robert Scott 
Orr
(
Seton
) 1819 - 1886 ...
3.2.
Edward Innes 
Orr
1820 - 1841
3.3.
James Drummond 
Orr
1822 - 1826
3.4.
Mark Howard 
Orr
1823 - 1826
3.5.
Margaret Innes 
Orr
1825 - 1826
Sources

  • Family Archivists: see
    Scott
Census

Timeline


23rd Jan 1758Baptised
1758Born England
7th Oct 1786Married
Margaret 
Innes
(
Scott
) 1766 - 1825 Edinburgh, Scotland
1818Executor of the will of
Rev. James 
Scott
(
?
) + 1823 (will)
1841Member of household in 1841 census (census) Edinburgh, Scotland
1846Died
c. 1846Made a will (will)
Nov 1846Buried Edinburgh, Scotland
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