Daniel Fergus Scott
Daniel Fergus Scott
Date of Birth 8 October 1853
Place of Residence Fitzroy Victoria Australia
Spouses Name Adeline Kate Bull
Childrens Names Donald Fergus & Doris Elizabeth

Daniel Fergus Scott, of Melbourne, was the Official Agent for Victoria at the Tasmanian Exhibition of 1891-92. Known by his second name Fergus, he was born on 8 Oct 1853 in the Tasman district of Tasmania to Daniel Scott and his wife Elizabeth Frederica Chisholm. Fergus married Adeline Kate Bull at St Paul's pro-Cathedral in Melbourne on 5 Jun 1889. Known as Kate, she was a daughter of William Bull, former convict and publican of the Tam O'Shanter Inn, Canning Street, Launceston. Fergus and Kate's first child, Donald Fergus, was born in South Fitzroy, Victoria, on 7 Apr 1890. Their daughter, Doris Elizabeth, was born in Launceston on 24 Mar 1892 while they were in the city attending the Exhibition. In 1903 the family was living in a boarding house at 72 Gipps Street, East Melbourne, with Fergus' sister Christina and several other people. Fergus, an auctioneer, died aged 68 on 19 Aug 1922 at Mt Evelyn in Victoria.

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