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Looking for SCOTT of Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia

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One of my ancestors was a George Scott who was the barber at Rutherglen. His descendents ended up around Junee and Melbourne. I think he cut Ned Kelly's hair!!

Surnames: ALLOTT PIGGIN SCOTT
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on 2011-05-01 05:45:18

GeoffScott has been a Family Tree Circles member since Apr 2011. is researching the following names: SCOTT, KIRK, CAMPBELL.

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by ngairedith on 2011-05-01 06:43:24

click this link to see if this is any help George Scott, born in Adelaide, South Australia, on 1849 to Archibald Scott and Sarah Kirk. He passed away in Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia.

a journal on our site dated 19 Aug 2010 George Scott married Edith Piggin 1908

- their 3 children were:

1. George SCOTT b.1909 Rutherglen, Victoria.

2. Daphney May SCOTT b.1913 Rutherglen, Victoria.

3. Florence SCOTT b.1915 Rutherglen, Victoria.

by janilye on 2011-05-01 17:41:06

If he did, I bet he gave him a very good haircut! Your ancestor would have had nerves of steel.Now I know why Ned had such a long beard. There probably wasn't a barber brave enough to approach him with a razor. The barber shop in Rutherglen would have been booming, there were 20,000 people there around that time.

by Karyny on 2012-08-22 00:54:12

Hi Geoff,

I realise this thread is old, but your post interested me. George Scott who married Mary Allott and was a barber at Rutherglen, is my great great grandfather. I have a little information such as birth, death, burial and a photo or two. However, I would be interested to know if the Ned Kelly haircut story is true! Have you any further information about it or any other stories about his life?

Karyn

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