Old Travel Blog Photograph Margaret Elizabeth Stott Glasgow Scotland

Old travel Blog photograph of Margaret Elizabeth Stott from Glasgow, Scotland. The Stott surname derives from the word " stot " meaning " cattle ", and was originally given either as an occupational surname for a cattle breeder or as a nickname for one who was " as wild as a bull ". Early examples of the surname recordings include John Stotte in the 1296 Subsidy Rolls of the county of Sussex, England, and Elena la Stott in the Colchester Court rolls for the year 1312. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Gamel Stot, which was dated 1165, in the county rolls of Yorkshire, during the reign of King Henry II. Blog post of interest to folks with ancestry, genealogy or Scottish Family Roots in Scotland who may wish to travel and visit one day.

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