Name: SCOTT Amy Elizabeth
Date of Birth: 28 July 1900
Birth Location: Capel, Western Australia
Maiden Name: Hutton
Also Known As:
Age at Burial: 73 Years
Date of Death: 9 November 1973
Death Location: Busselton, Western Australia
Date of Burial: 13 November 1973
Row/Grave: Row 5 Grave 51
Loving Memory of
Beloved wife of
9 Nov 1973
Aged 73 years
Father: Thomas Giles Hutton 1860-1940
Mother: Eliza Maslin 1866-1946
Grandparents (father):Haycock Hutton (1803-1865)and Elizabeth Churchill (1830-1917) (2 nd marriage Thomas Norton)
Grandparents (mother):Thomas Neat Maslin (1824-1909)and Sarah Christinna Andrews(1825-1899)
May Letitia Hutton 1887-1970 Married Albert Henry Scott
Sarah Jane Hutton 1889-1972 Married Joseph Davis
Edith Christina Hutton 1892-1982 Married Thomas Lytton Appleyard
Ernest Wilfred Hutton 1894-1917 Married Lillie Brown
Wilfred Thomas Hutton 1897-1982 Married Clara Flynn
Mary Hutton 1899-1899
Frederick George Hutton 1904-1973 Married Catherine Eustelle Wittfoht
Spouse: Charles Edward Scott
Children: No Children
Amy spent her youth at Capel on the family farm” Palm Hill” on Goodwood Road, Capel. Amy took on many tasks not always done by women. Her contribution on the family was tremendous and as she didn’t marry young, she had a special relationship with her family especially her parents.
Amy was the youngest and was dearly loved and very popular by all as was evident in the number of times she was asked to be an attendant at weddings.
Amy was nurtured by a loving family and this up bringing carried on in her own life. She loved her family and country life and growing her vegetables and cooking which made her a favourite Aunt and to all who knew her. Amy Scott was my husband’s great aunt, and it was my privilege to have shared many happy days with her. She was the special great great aunt of our children and they loved her dearly. They remember the trips to Capel to pick fruit at either the Hutton or Scott orchards and the delicious fruit they enjoyed. Didn’t enjoy the bull ants though.
Aunty Amy was a true Christian in every sense of the word; loving, giving honourable and always ready to help.
Aunty Amy was a tireless worker and gave freely of her time to family and her church. We all enjoyed her jams, pickles, fresh vegetables, and the fish Uncle Charlie caught which Aunty would fillet and have ready for us to cook.
Aunty Amy contribution to the monthly Jumble stall at St Mary’s Church, Busselton was tremendous. The spare room at her home in Adelaide Street, Busselton was always full of boxes of jams, pickles, relish and sewing she had done ready for the next sale. Her contribution to her church was recognised in the form of a Memorial Table (Photo attached).
Aunty Amy always enjoyed visitors and was always interested in everyone’s activities and if possible, would kindly offer some advice. Her home was open to all, and her yard was always reserved for family and friend’s cars on Busselton Show Day.
Amy married Charlie Scott when she was 30, at the Anglican Church, Capel.
Early years of their marriage were spent at Mullalyup where they farmed, Uncle Charlie had racehorses. Later they moved to Wonnerup where they developed a very successful dairy farm. Amy and Charlie also had properties at the Stirling, Upper Capel, and Ludlow. Amy and Charlie regularly moved their cattle between properties, and this involved walking many miles in all-weather along the roads with Charlie in the lead and Amy making sure all cattle followed.
They retired to Busselton and purchased their new home at 62 Adelaide Street, Busselton.
Their annual fishing trips up north, Exmouth area were always a topic of conversation. They slept on the ground on their palliasse (made by Amy) at the spots where they fished.
Amy resided here until her death in 1973.
Amy was recognised for her work for St Mary’s church, Busselton with a memorial. (see images attached)
Amy was a wonderful cook and below are 3 examples of her passion found in Newspapers
(Submitted by June Henson ) Information compiled by SC
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Amy Elizabeth Hutton at the marriage of her sister Sarah Jane Hutton to Joseph Davis 1910
May Letitia Scott’s Nee Hutton 80 birthday (1967)
Back row: Fred Hutton, Amy Scott Nee Hutton, Wilfred Hutton
Font Row: Sarah Jane Davis Nee Hutton, May Scott Nee Hutton, Edith Appleyard Nee Hutton