Major General Sir Walter Maxwell Scott
Major General Sir Walter Maxwell Scott was born in 1875. He married Mairi Richmond Macdougall in 1918 and they had two children, Patricia and Jean.
Walter Maxwell Scott fought in the Boer War and First World War, where he was mentioned in dispatches six times. He rose to become a major-general in the Cameronians as well as a member of the Royal Company of Archers.
Mairi died in 1924 and in 1928 the Major General married again, this time to Marie Louise St. Paul de Sincay Logan. In 1932, he was created a baronet in his own right and when Sir Walter died in 1954, Abbotsford passed to his eldest daughter Patricia.