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British Families in Southern Patagonia


William Alfred [or Alfred William] SCOTT; b. c1848 Britain; said to be uncle of Annie Maria SCOTT and Charles SCOTT; mechanic; c1877 Peru, railway contractor; 1879 (during War of the Pacific, between Peru and Chile) captured by Chilean Navy while preparing to launch a torpedo attack on behalf of Peru; c1880[?] to Punta Arenas; merchant; employed his niece Annie Maria as housekeeper; later, encouraged several of her siblings to emigrate to Magallanes (their father had died c1891, leaving a numerous family); d. 1919

m. 1887 Punta Arenas

Marianne Jane KING; b. 1864 St. Pancras, London; (see KING--THICTHENER); seamstress


1. Tomás Guillermo [Thomas William], b. 1883 Punta Arenas (registered 1900)
2. Alfred William [Alfredo Guillermo], b. 1886 Punta Arenas; apparently m. 1912 Punta Arenas to Fidelia del Carmen FERNÁNDEZ
3. Emily Maud, b. 1887 Magallanes; m. 1908 Punta Arenas, Hugh MACDOUGALL
4. Florence Marian, b. 1888 Punta Arenas
5. Alicia Mildred, b. 1889; bap. 1890 Punta Arenas
6. Herbert Wilfred, bap. 1891 Punta Arenas
7. Lucretia Mabel, b. 1892; m. 1911 Punta Arenas, Oscar WILLIAMS
8. Oliver Rueben, b. 1893; m. 1918 Punta Arenas, Susanna Carmen MALCOLM; d. 1950
9. Edwin Auty, b. 1895
10. Lawrence Victor, b. 1897
11. Ana Nesta Selina, b. 1900

1. Anglican parish registers, Punta Arenas
2. Magallanes Civil Registration of Births
3. Pascual Ahumada Moreno. "Guerra del Pacífico: campaña de Tarapacá", Tomo Vi, Valparaíso, 1888, p. 27-31, reprinted Ed. Andrés Bello, Santiago, 1982
Thanks: Jacqui Moce (VII-2001); Michael Saunders (II-2013)
Last updated: 9-XII-2014