Biographical entry Scott, Thomas (1800 - 1855)
Earlston, Tasmania, Australia
Thomas Scott was a surveyor in Tasmania. He named Deloraine and published a plan of Launceston in 1832.
Arrived in Hobart Town 1820, superintendent of government stock 1820-21, assistant surveyor 1821-30, senior assistant surveyor 1830-38, then devoted himself to his own land and business interests.
- Crawford, G. H., 'Scott, Thomas (1800-1855)', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 2, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967, pp. 429-430. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A020387b.htm. Details
Created: 30 June 1997, Last modified: 2 August 2006