ABERNETHY, JOHN SCOTT, brother of Harold William Abernethy (qv); b. 31 May 1860; adm. 26 Jan 1872 (James'); left Aug 1878; Worcester Coll. Oxford, matr. 21 Oct 1880; BA 1886; MA 1888; adm. Middle Temple 26 Jan 1883, called to bar 26 Jan 1887; author, The life and works of James Abernethy, C. E., 1897; m. 1st, 20 Apr 1899 Mary Helen, second dau. of Rev. John Richardson, Rector of Sandy, Beds.; m. 2nd, 8 Jun 1915 Madeleine Philippa, widow of Alexander Edmund Coutts Trotter, The Bush and Dryden, Midlothian, and dau. of Richard William Selby-Lowndes, Elmers, Bletchley, Bucks.; still in Law List 1936 (without address), not 1941.