Scard - The First Thousand Years
                                                                                         Scard Family - One Name Study
                                                                                                                            by Judith-Ann S. Adams

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                                                                                       Scard Family - Acknowledgements
                                                                                                                                                   Updated 1st April 2012 - Changes in Blue Text
Helen D. 
[Australia] 
Descendant of the Scard family of North Dorset.
Contributions;
The daughter of Harold Scard of Sydney [1902-2004], Helen has shared her father's memoirs particularly in relation to his 
early life and his father William James Scard [1856-1940].  Also 1st cousin to the Author. 
Sharing communications made by her father, to and from other Scard Descendants.
Eileen H. 
[Australia]
Descendant of the Scard Family of Gosport, Hampshire.
Contributions;
For extensive research into the life of her great, great grandfather John Scard [1818-1905] of Sydney, Australia, formerly of 
Gosport, Hampshire & his 1st wife Mary Ann nee Room [1830-1852].
Eileen's discovery of the Australian Military Record [WWI] of Charles Henry Scard of Dorchester, and her enquiry 
relating to the possibility of the Scard Families in England being related in prior generations, prompted the Site Author to 
extend research further. 
Links to NSW Newspapers. 
David Kenny 
[Australia]
Descendant of the Scard Family of Gosport, Hampshire. 
Contributions;
For extensive research into the life of his great, great grandfather John Scard [1818-1905] of Sydney Australia, formerly of 
Gosport, Hampshire & his 1st wife Mary Ann nee Room [1830-1852].
Contributions in respect of many early Newspaper Articles [All Scard Families] and kindly pointing to the Source Link enabling the Site
Author to investigate many other Scard Newspaper Articles for all Families.
Valueable contributions relating to the Early Scard Family in France. 
Barry & Terry Key
[UK] 
Descendant of the Scard Family of Gosport, Hampshire.
Contributions;
Performed ground breaking research scouring the Parish Records at Christchurch & Holdenhurst,Hampshire, the first to discover the baptisms 
of Thomas Scard later of Southampton and his brother James Scard later of Gosport, Hampshire.  To whom the descendants of both
will be greatful in opening up this door which had eluded family historians for decades.  (previously inadvertently omitted)
Also for the esearch relating to the Family of Mary Ann Barnes [Spouse of William Scard [1795-1869] of London, formerly of Gosport]]
and her details of her lineage.  
Lyn Mealey
[Australia]
Descended from the marriage of Madeline Scard of Australia formerly of London.
Contributions;
Lyn had extensively researched the earliest Scard Family of Southampton, Hampshire and in particular Edward Scard
Surgeon of London.  The Author had also extensively researched this family and although the Southampton Family Pages were 
already written when contacting Lyn, in many aspects Lyn's work mirrored the research of the current writer.
Supplied some 'missing' birth & baptism dates for some of the early Southampton entries.  
Provided several 'missing' Wills to the Site [transcribed] for the Early Southampton Scard Family.
P.H.Morgan
[England] 
Descendant of the Scard Family of Gosport, Hampshire. 
Contributions;
My gratitude extends to the Work of Peter Morgan, for his exceptional research relating to his ancestor Henry James Scard in 
his marriage to Mary 'Polly' Warbrook, including Henry's interest in the Bioscope Industry, and without whose notes this section
would not have been as detailed and informative. 
Pat Richardson
[England] 
Descendant of the Scard Family of Gosport, Hampshire.
Contributions;
Information relating to the circumstances surronding the death of her great grandfather Henry James Scard [1832-1889]
and also his wife Maria [nee Sutton].
Information relating to the maiden name of her ancestress, the 2nd wife of her great great grandfather John Scard i.e. Ann nee Seager.  
Colin Scard 
[England] 
Descendant of the Scard family of North Dorset. 
Contributions;
Discovery of the Will of James Scard, Miller of Shroton, Dorset.
Information re Lay Subsidy Rolls Dorset [1325], Hearth Tax Dorset [1664] & Early Dissenter Lists [Dorset] 1662. 
In a joint Project with Author involved a Professional Transcription of 1560 Document relating to Thomas Scharde alias Gather of Shaftesbury.
Providing outcomes for the children of Charles Scard & Fanny nee Curtis of Henstridge.
Harold Scard 
[Australia]
Descendant of the Scard family of North Dorset.
Contributions;
Harold had been investigating the Scard Family through communications with other Scard Family Members of all Lineages
from 1960.  He is also appreciated for his memoirs, particularly relating to his early childhood through which
the Biography of his father William James Scard [1856-1940] of NSW Australia was detailed so extensively.
M.G. Scard
[England]
Descendant of the Scard Family of Gosport. 
Letter sent 1978 with information relating to her ancestor Thomas Scard [1766-1803] of Gosport and his two sons  & their descendants.
Robert T.Scard
[Australia]
Descendant of the Scard Family of Gosport, Hampshire. 
Contributions;
For his kind submission of the Photograph of his great grandfather John Scard [1818-1905] of Sydney, Australia, 
formerly of Gosport, Hampshire. 
For submitting the Archived Sketch of the steamer 'Sovereign' later wrecked in a storm in 1848 with John Scard of Sydney aboard.
For a possible reference to the immigration of his ancestress Annie Watts [2nd wife of John Scard of Sydney].
M.Sheehan
[Australia]
Daughter Michelle shares another Lineage with the Site Author linked to the Scard Family by marriage. 
Contributions;
Extensive research and contributions relating to the family of William James Scard [1859-1940] of NSW Australia, 
contributing many Birth, Marriage & Death Certificates [Aust].
Passed on the Memoirs of Harold Scard to the Site Author, sent to her by him during his lifetime thus enabling the Biography 
to be written with amazing detail.