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Henry Scott
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10th Jul 1806
In the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
26th Dec 1830
Harriett Woodgate at St Bartholomew Parish Church in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
Maresfield Marriage Registers
Birth of a daughter
Caroline in the County of Sussex
1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Birth of a son
William in the Parish of Fletching, Sussex
1881 Census
Wrotham, Kent
Birth of a son
Henry in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Birth of a son
Edward in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Birth of a daughter
Harriett in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841
At Fords Green in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; Henry Scott, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourer
1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Birth of a son
James in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Birth of a son
Thomas in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Birth of a son
Alfred in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851
At Ashdown Forest in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; Head; occupation Farm labourer
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Ashdown Forest dispute

During The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 commoners and land owners were interviewed by the solicitor William Raper. Their comments were recorded in a series of notebooks:

Scott, Henry. 73. Born close to Duddleswell, 10 July 1806. Baptised at Maresfield and now living near Duddleswell in his own cottage taken in from the Forest by my Father for which I pay Lord De La Warr 2s. a year. I have had no grant of it. My Father (dead) used at times to cut litter for various people and when I was big enough I used to go out with him to rake it up. My Father worked regularly for Mr. Trill (dead) at Hendall Farm and as soon as I was 10 or 11 years old I went to work there with him. I can well remember Trill used to come up to my Father and say "Scott, I want you to go out and cut me 5 or 6 carriages of litter". By carriages was meant about a load and a half and my Father used to take me off to rake it up after him. I began at this when I was 10 or 11, not more. His carter Elphick (dead) used to come out after it with our ox team. It was cut principally outside Barns Gate.

I remember on one occasion, when I was about 11, my father cut some litter for Thomas Pollington (dead) who used Hole Farm on the Forest near Fords Green belonging to Lady Shelley. My Father had bought some pens from Pollington for our pig and Pollington set him to cut litter to out set it. Pollington sent out his wagon with 3 horses to fetch it in.

I worked for Mr. Trill about 8 or 9 years till he broke. He was succeeded by William Wheatley (dead) and I went on working for him off and on for about 7 or 8 years, cutting litter for various people in the winter. Then I went to work for Lord Liverpool at Buxted 17 years, living the latter part of the time at Duddleswell. After Lord Liverpool's death I have worked about and generally cut turf every summer and litter every winter till about 10 years ago. Every year while I was with Mr. Trill my Father cut litter for him and I helped. Wheatley used to have litter every [year]. I did not cut it, but it was cut by Charles and James Tester of Duddleswell who are both dead. I used to see it carried in by Wheatley's team. He used to go up with 3 horses to fetch it. After Wheatley, Hendall was used by Sydney Warnford (he broke and went away), Lord Liverpool, Henry Gardner and Wood who now uses it. They have had litter but I cannot speak to it.


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Scot, Scott, Scutt individual records
The ancestral pedigree of Henry Scott
 Henry Scottm: 26th Dec 1830 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, SussexHarriett Woodgate 
 b: 10th Jul 1806 Maresfield, Sussex  b: 1810 Rotherfield, Sussex
Caroline William Henry Edward Harriett James Thomas Alfred 
b: 1831 Sussex b: 1833 Fletching, Sussex b: 1834 Maresfield, Sussex
ch: 2nd Aug 1835 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
 b: 1836 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1839 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1843 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1846 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1848 Maresfield, Sussex 

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