Thomas Colville Scott

Born 1818
Died 1881
Place of Birth Forfarshire, Scotland
Gender Male
Biographical Notes Thomas Colville Scott was a Scottish surveyor who was given the task of examining the bankrupt Martin Estate in 1853. He produced a journal with the details of his visit to Connemara, from February 3rd to March 6th. It includes 16 pencil drawings.
Sources:
Connemara after the Famine: Journal of a Survey of the Martin Estate, 1853 by Thomas Colville Scott. Edited & Introduced by Tim Robinson (Dublin: Lilliput Press, 1995).
Obituary in Transactions of the Institution of Surveyors (Great Britain), vol. 13 (1881).

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Travel Account(s)


Images

Lynch's House, Galway Town (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Doorway in Galway (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Famine Scalp (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

The Twelve Pin Mountains and Ballynahinch Lake (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Ballynakill harbour (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

The Peat-Gatherer (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Clifden (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Catherine O’Donnell’s Hostelry (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Dooeyher Bay (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Connemara domestic Corn Mill (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Ballynahinch Castle and River (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Connemara Pig (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

The old castle in the lake at Ballynahinch (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Mr Hitchens in pursuit of nuggets (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

Burying-ground & Ruin near Oughterard (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)

The Boyne Water and the spot where Schomberg fell (Draughtsman, Author of travel text)