Scutts History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Scutts family

The surname Scutts was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Scutts family

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Scutts Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Scutt, Scutte, Scutts and others.

Early Notables of the Scutts family (pre 1700)

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United States Scutts migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Scutts Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Scutts, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1795 with his wife Eva
  • Eva Maria Scutts, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1795 [1]
  • Jacob Scutts, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1795 [1]
  • Jacob Frederick Scutts, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1795 [1]

Australia Scutts migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Scutts Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. John Scutts, (b. 1809), aged 28, English convict who was convicted in Wiltshire, England for life for stealing, transported aboard the "Charles Kerr" on 6th June 1837, arriving in New South Wales, Australia, he died in 1866 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Scutts (post 1700) +

  • Joanna Scutts, American author of Battlefield Cemeteries, Pilgrimage, and Literature after the First World War: The Burial of the Dead
  • Jerry Scutts, American author, known for his books on World War II fighter planes

HMS Prince of Wales
  • Mr. M Scutts, British Stoker 1st Class, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales (1941) and survived the sinking [3]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Convict Records of Australia ( retrieved 1st February 2021, retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/charles-kerr)
  3. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html


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