Collection AR865 - Records of Patricia Scott

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Records of Patricia Scott


  • c.1900-1989 (Creation)

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Donor was the neighbour of Miss Patricia Scott (1919 - 2006) and acted as her executor. She resided at Flat 6, 42 St.Johns Road, Eastbourne, BN20 7NB at the time of her death.

Miss Patricia (Pat) Scott was born on 28 January 1919 at 14 Heath Road, Thornton Heath. She was the daughter of Albert Edward and Frances Scott.

Patricia attended the following schools:

Ecclesbourne Infant (05 January 1925 to 01 April 1927, SCH40/2/3, no.5663, residence 51 High Street)
Ecclesbourne Senior School (01 April 1927 to 02 September 1927, SCH39/2/1, no.4104, residence 30 Burlington Road).
Beulah Girls (29 August 1927 to 29 July 1931, SCH15/2/10, no.7195 resident 30 Burlington Road)
Lanfranc Senior Girls (08 September (the day the school opened) 1931 until 21 December 1934, SCH72/2/1, no.68, resident 1 Swain Road then 78 Bensham Manor Road)
Clarks College, London Road, West Croydon, Jan 1935 - ? Summer 1936.

In the summer of 1936, she began work as a typist for the Royal Bank of Scotland in London.

Albert Edward Scott (b.Reigate 28 October 1888, d. 11 May 1967 at 139 Langdale Road, TH) was the son of a builder and served with the Royal Flying Corps in WWI, rising to the rank of Sergeant Major. During 1917 he was stationed at Farnborough and it was at this time that he married Frances Scott (b. Surbiton, 25 January 1892 the daughter of a provisions dealer; note the same maiden name) on 17 November 1917. The wedding certificate gives her address at the time as 115 York Road, Woking.

Pats entries in the school admission registers show that the family moved around the Thornton Heath area for some years before settling at 139 Langdale Road where Pat lived with her parents.
It is possible that Frances and Pat moved to Guildford after Alberts death in 1967 as Frances died there on 06 April 1978. This could be confirmed by examining the Croydon electoral rolls for date of departure.

In her later years, Pat moved to Eastbourne and died there in July 2006

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3 boxes:
Collection is boxed in no particular order but needs severe weeding.

Box 1 of 3

Certificates: school, professional
Artwork: school
Diaries: 1935, 1937
Photographs of RFC group at Farnborough, c.1917. One photograph marked as a Lt. Scott, died in action June 1918. Relation?
Three copies of parents wedding photograph, 1917.
School books: French, Geography, English x 2, Composition, French verbs.
History notes (mustard colour folder)
English notes (mustard colour folder)
Lanfranc School Journey to Seaford, June 1932 plus diary.
Song books x 2
Cookery Recipes booklet
Notes on Christian Science (office training on cover)
Envelope of school reports
Cookery notes
Science booklet: transport project
Biochemic System of medicine: Schussler
Floral Birthday book: includes some birthdays
Exercise book containing cigarette cards: fragile

A865 Patricia Scott Collection

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Collection is boxed in no particular order but needs severe weeding.

Box 2 of 3

Photographs: personalities
School timetable
Lanfranc Senior Girls Magazine February 1933 (typed)
3 essays written on Clarks College notepaper
3 examination question papers
South Bank Exhibition 1951: plan
Card presented to Sgt Maj A.E.Scott, 1919 by County Borough Croydon.
Cuttings etc on spiritualism, horoscopes etc plus 2 photographs of (?) gurus.
Personal documents: Patricia Scott
Personal documents: Albert and Frances Scott
Personal documents: Dorothy Smith (1902 - 1989)
Greeting cards: 1 bundle
Box of badges, coins etc
Postcards, written: 1 bundle
Postcards etc, unwritten: 1 bundle
Postcards of the Channel Islands: 1 bundle
Roll of Certificates: Dorothy Smith and family
Packet of negatives: holiday snaps
Embassy Club Folder containing Christmas cards etc
Three photographs of an ice bound ship: WWII frigate?
Correspondence: 1 envelope
Guide books etc and publications: 1 envelope

A865 Patricia Scott Collection

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Collection is boxed in no particular order but needs severe weeding.

Box 3 of 3

Personal photographs of people: 1 envelope, 1 bundle and 2 loose: all unidentified
Frame containing two photographs
Personal photographs: various including two of 139 Langdale Road
Book of Red Letter Days with some birthdays included.
New Testament presented to Frances E. Scott on 25 January 1900 (her 8th birthday).
Scrapbook: includes photographs of PS at Lanfranc, girls on trips and the new Lanfranc building.
Scrapbook with several newspaper cuttings
Bibbys Annual, 1916
Wonders of the World: Nestl picture strip album
The Sphere: Captain Scott memorial exhibition

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