Mary Theresa Scott
Mary Theresa Scott
Date of Birth 28 February 1869
Place of Residence 31 George Street Launceston Tasmania Australia
Spouses Name Edward Erskine Beveridge
Childrens Names David Scott, Erskine Ian, Mary Theresa & Jack Donald

Mary Theresa Scott was born on 28 Feb 1869, the second daughter of David Scott (1837-1893) JP MHA and his wife Margaret McLachlan (1841-1918). Miss Scott was a soprano in the Exhibition Choir in 1891-92. Four of her oil paintings were displayed in the Tasmanian Exhibition: 'Entrance to the Huon', 'Cataract Gorge, 1854' and 'Loch Lomond' were lent by Captain Samuel Tulloch; 'Freycinet Peninsula' was lent for display by J Wilson.

On 17 Jun 1896 Mary married Edward Erskine Beveridge, a squatter of Mitchell, Queensland. Soon after their marriage in Launceston the couple moved to Queensland, where their children were born: David, 1897; Erskine, 1898; Mary, 1901; and Jack, 1902. Mary died on 21 Jul 1962 aged 93 and was buried in the Gilgandra General Cemetery in NSW.

Marion Sargent & Barbara Valentine Jan 2009