Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: NG515
Title: SCOTT-YOUNG FAMILY
Start Date: 01 Jan 1850
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Description:

Lieutenant Eric Scott-Young from South Australia married Nancy Maud Nichols, the daughter of Septimus Nichols and his wife Elvira Mary Smith. They farmed at 'Palmerston' Cressy, a property purchased by his wife's father in 1896. Eric died in Launceston on the 26 March 1941. He had lately been Adjutant, Headquarters Staff at Brighton Camp. He left two sons Robert and Peter. Robert and his descendants still farm at 'Palmerston' although the original homestead was sold in the 1970's when Nancy moved to Launceston.

Information Sources:

see background family information in publication "An early Tasmanian story with the Oakdens, Cowies, Parramores, Tullochs and Hoggs" by Anne and Robin Bailey (Malvern, Victoria: Blenallen Press c2004). Copy held in TAHO.

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34 FAMILY ARCHIVES
Related Agencies:
NG474 PHILLIP OAKDEN (1784 - 1851) AND FAMILY 01 Jan 1784
NG498 COWIE FAMILY 01 Jan 1828
NG507 SEPTIMUS NICHOLS AND FAMILY 01 Jan 1873
Series Created By Agency:
NS515  COWIE FAMILY HISTORY AND ADDITIONAL MATERIAL RELATING TO NICHOLS, SMITH AND SCOTT-YOUNG FAMILY. 01 Jan 1910 31 Dec 1979