Thomas Scott (1816–1892)

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Thomas Scott (18161892) was a notable New Zealand police officer, mail carrier, storekeeper, ferryman and hotel-keeper. He was born in Kilconquhar, Fife, Scotland in 1816. [1]

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  1. Knight, Rob. "Thomas Scott". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography . Ministry for Culture and Heritage . Retrieved 23 April 2017.