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Authorised form of nameScott; Henry Young Darracott (1822 - 1883)
Dates1822 - 1883
NationalityBritish
Place of birthPlymouth, Devon, England
Date of birth02 January 1822
Place of deathHis residence, Silverdale, Sydenham, London
Date of death16 April 1883
Dates and placesBurial:
Highgate Cemetery, London
ActivityEducation:
Military Academy, Woolwich
Career:
Joined the Royal Engineers (1840); First Lieutenant (1843); Instructor in Surveying, Chatham; developed Scott Selecitic Lime; Secretary to HM Commissioners of the Exhibition of 1851; designed the Royal Albert Hall, London (built 1867-1871); retired from the Army as Honorary Major General (1871); Honorary Secretary Royal Horticultural Society; Director of New Buildings, South Kensington Museum
Honours:
CB
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election03/06/1875
RelationshipsSon of Edward Scott of Plymouth; married (1851) Ellen Selina, daughter of Major General Bowes of the HEIC
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/45383917
Royal Society codeNA6452
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
EC/1875/30Scott, Henry Young Darracott: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/8/466Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Henry Y D [Young Darracott] Scott, Secretary, Annual International Exhibitions of Art & Industry, Temporary Offices, 5 Upper Kensington Gore, London, to the Secretary of the Royal Society11 December 1869
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