Archive / Papers / Scott, Lady N. and Sir J. Papers: Box 1


Given by Mr John Radford

Lady Nora Scott was the wife of the Honourable Sir John Scott. Sir John had been admitted as a barrister of the Inner Temple in 1865 and from 1874 served on the International Court of Appeal in Egypt. In 1882 he was appointed a puisne judge of the Bombay Court. However in 1890 he returned to Egypt as Judicial Adviser to the Khedive and held this post until 1898 when he was appointed Deputy Judge Advocate General to H.M. Forces.

  1. Typed transcript of a journal kept by Lady Scott during her years in India, commencing March 6th 1884 and ending 10th April 1886. The transcript was made by Lady Scott probably around 1910. 600ff. approx.