Joseph Scott1

M, #810, b. circa 1832, d. 3 September 1875
FatherMichael Scott2 b. 1800, d. 1 Jun 1875
MotherSarah Collits2 b. 10 Sep 1797, d. 18 May 1867
Relationship2nd great-grandfather of Keith Graham Bassett
ChartsAncestors of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited3 Jun 2022
Birth*circa 1832 Penrith, NSW, Australia2 
Marriage*11 August 1852 Coalpit Vale, Hartley, NSW, Australia;
I, Joseph Scott do hereby declare that I am a member of, or hold Communion with the Roman Catholic Church
I, Luke Hand of Hartley Minister of St Bernards do hereby certify, that
Joseph Scott of Coalpit Vale and
Eliza Field of Mount York,
were joined together in Wedlock by me, on the 11th day of August 1852, at Coalpit Vale
in the presence of Witnesses,
John Field Mount York
Rosetta Scott Coalpit Vale
;Bride=Eliza Field3 
Death of Mother18 May 1867 "Uar", Forbes, NSW, Australia;
Name: Sarah Scott
Date of Death: 18/05/1867
Place: Uar, Forbes, NSW
Occupation: Nil
Sex: Female
Age: 70
Place of Birth: England
Time in Aust. Colonies: 64 years in NSW

Father: Pearce Collits
Occupation: Farmer and Grazier
Mother: Mary Harwick

Place of Marriage: Penrith NSW
Age at Marriage: 20
Name of Spouse: Michael Scott
Children of Marriage: 1 Boy, 4 Girls, Living; 3 Boys, 4 Girls Deceased
Informant: John Green, Uar, Son-in-law of the deceased

Cause of Death: Pneumonia and Old Age
Length of Illness: 1 month
Medical Attendant: Dr C. W. Morgan
Date Last Seen: 18/05/1867

Date of Burial: 20/05/1867
Place of Burial: Cadow, Lachlan River
Minister & Religion: None
Undertaker: J. S. Toler
Witnesses: Joseph King, Michael Kegan;Principal=Sarah Collits4 
News-Arct*26 October 1870 "The Empire", Sydney, NSW, Australia;
(Before Mr. Chief Commissioner Deffell.)
Joseph Scott, of Forbes, carrier. Cause of insolvency: Pressure of a creditor. Liabilities, £353 11s 9d. Assets, £8. Deficiency, £345 11s 9d. Official assignee, Mr. B. H. Sempill.5 
Death of Father1 June 1875 Carrowobity near Forbes, NSW, Australia;
Name: Michael Scott
Date of Death: 1 June 1875
Place: Carrawobity near Forbes
Occupation: Farmer
Sex: Male
Age: 74
Place of Birth: Ireland
Time in Aust. Colonies: about 50 years in N.S.Wales

Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known

Place of Marriage: Not Known
Age at Marriage: Not Known
Name of Spouse: Sarah Collitt
Children of Marriage: 1 Male living, 2 Females living, 2 Males deceased, 4 Females deceased
Informant: Pierce Field, Son-in-law, Carrawobity

Cause of Death: Old Age
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: Dr Seth Saen
Date Last Seen: 29 May 1875

Date of Burial: 2 June 1875
Place of Burial: Forbes
Minister & Religion: Rev I R Daseen, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: J. S. Toler
Witnesses: John Flint, John Broom;Principal=Michael Scott6 
Death*3 September 1875 Broad Creek, Bogabagil, (near Forbes), NSW, Australia;
Name: Joseph Scott
Date of Death: 3 September 1875
Place of Death: Broad Creek, Bogabagil, near Forbes
Occupation: Carrier
Sex: Male
Age: 44
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Penrith, Nepean River, N.S.Wales
Time in Aust Colonies: Since birth in N.S.Wales

Father: Michael Scott
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Sarah Collits

Place of Marriage: Hartley
Age at Marriage: 21 years
Name of Spouse: Eliza Field
Children of Marriage: 3 Males living, 7 Females living, 1 Male deceased
Informant: H M Beuzeville (son-in-law) & Eliza Scott (wife), Bogabagil

Cause of Death: Scrofulous disease of the kneejoints
Length of Illness: Three months
Medical Attendant: G. J. R. Combe
Date Last Seen: 2 Sept 1875

Date of Burial: 4 Sept 1875
Place of Burial: Forbes Cemetery
Minister & Religion: Rev G Dunstan, Church of England
Undertaker: Geo J Thomson
Witnesses: William Jones & Thomas Plunkett2 
Burial*4 September 1875 Forbes Cemetery, Forbes, NSW, Australia2 


Eliza Field b. 31 Jul 1835, d. 3 Apr 1906


  1. [S88] NSW Birth 7604/1860 - Lauristina Scott.
  2. [S132] NSW Death 6053/1875 - Joseph Scott.
  3. [S1767] St Bernards Hartley Parish Registers.
  4. [S14] Death Certificate, 6080/1867 Sarah Scott.
  5. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online, "The Empire", Wednesday, October 26, 1870.
  6. [S14] Death Certificate, Michael Scott 1875/6036.
  7. [S1220] NSW Baptisms 1788-1855.
  8. [S1313] From A Distant Field.
  9. [S1394] Birth Certificate - full transcript.
  10. [S1304] NSW Birth Certificate.