Rev. George Henry Cussans Scott

1811 - 11th Aug 1887

Claimant or beneficiary


Rev. George Henry Cussans Scott, almost certainly the beneficiary of the compensation for Flamstead in Port Royal, for which John James Scott and William Knight Dehany appear as trustees of 'Henry Cussans [or Cussens] Scott', and also a beneficiary under the will of his father John Scott senior (q.v.), proved in 1816.

  1. George Henry Cussans Scott was baptised 1811 at St Marylebone, the son of John Scott and Elizabeth Favell [Scott]. George Henry Cussans Scott married 27/04/1833 Mary Favell Dehany at St Marylebone. William Knight Dehany was his brother-in-law and John James Scott his brother, so it was presumably the marriage settlement of George H. C. Scott and Mary Favell Dehany for which the two were trustees.

  2.  Rev. George Henry Cussans Scott, son of John of Marylebone London arm., matriculated Exeter College Oxford 11/12/1828 aged 17, BA 1832 MA 1858, Vicar Ifield Sussex 1842-50, rector of Rhos-Crowther Pembroke 1850 to d. 11/08/1887.

  3. Will of Rev. George Henry Cussans Scott of Rhoscrowther Rectory Carmathenshire who died 11/08/1887 proved 20/10/1887 by Edward John Long Scott of the British Museum and the Rev. William Augustus Scott the nephew. Personal estate £6559 15s 1d resworn May 1888 £2983 8s 4d.

  4. His son and executor Edward John Long Scott (d. 1918) was Keeper of Manuscripts and Egerton Librarian at the British Museum and Keeper of Muniments at Westminster Abbey.


Port Royal No. 22.

  1., London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online];, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online] (where the entry for George Henry Cussans Scott is indexed online as Henry Cussans Scott).

  2. CCEd [database online] Person ID: 7032.

  3. National Probate Calendar 1887.

  4. The Times (London, England), Monday, May 20, 1918; pg. 3; Issue 41794 — 'Death Of An Archaeologist.'

Further Information

Mary Favell Dehany
Edward John Long Scott, George Philip William Scott

Resworn from £6559 15s 1d at probate.

Wealth at death
£2,983 8S 4D
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£851 0s 8d

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1814 [SY] - → Trust beneficiary
1814 [SY] - → Trust beneficiary

Relationships (10)

Son-in-law → Mother-in-law
Grandson → Grandfather
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law
Son → Father
Nephew → Uncle
Brother → Sister
Son → Mother
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (2)

Rhoscrowther Rectory, Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire, South Wales, Wales
Vicarage, Ifield St, Ifield, Sussex, South-east England, England