Thom's Irish Who's Who/Scott, Sir John Harley
SCOTT, Sir John Harley, Knt. (1892); a direct descendant of Capt, William Scott, who commanded a troop of Horse at the battle of the Boyne; is a Merchant, and a J.P. for City and Co. of Cork (High Sheriff, 1892, 1920 and 1921); Mayor, 1896, and as such Colonel of the City of Cork Artillery Regt. under an Ancient Charter and Admiral of the Port of Cork; for many years Senior Aid. of Cork City; and a Trus. Cork Savings Bank; Trustee Royal Cork Sailors' Home, Cork S. Infirmary, and of Skiddy's Charity; Chairman of the Cork Unionist Association; Hon. Sec. and Trustee Cork Fever Hospital; Member of the General Synod of the Church of Ireland; ex-President of the Cork Incorporated Chamber of Commerce and Shipping; Chairman of Scott, Harley and Co., Ltd., Cork; a Harbour Commissioner; a Member of the Cork Corporation; late Imperial German Vice-Consul for Cork and District; son of late Edward Scott, Esq., Architect; m. 1889, Maria Bowling, dau. of Henry L. Young, Esq., J.P., D.L. Res.: Wellington House, Cork; Junior Constitutional Club, W.