James Douglas Scott was born in 1838 in Scotland. He married Margaretta Ann Wilson and they had two children together.
1838 James was born in Scotland
1875 He married Margaretta Ann Wilson
1876 Birth of Daughter Mabel Beatrice Scott in Newcastle, Northumberland, England
1881 Recorded in census as living at 84 Front Street Tynemouth. His occupation was listed as Copper and Sulphur Merchant. Also residing in te house were his wife Margaretta Ann Wilson, his daughter Mabel Beatrice Scott and servant Mary J. Dagleish.
1883 Birth of Son Godfrey Scott in France.
1901 Recorded in census as residing at 6 Oxford Gardens in Kensington, London, England. He was living on own means with his wife, Margaretta, daughter Mabel Scott and son Godfrey Scott who was listed as an electrical engineer.
1911 Recorded in census as residing at 69 Wavenda Avenue, Chsiwick.He was living on own means with his wife, Margaretta, daughter Mabel Scott who was a Secretary to a Lady and son Godfrey Scott who was listed as an electrical engineer.