Father: Ninian H Scarth, Mother: Janie Finlay [Hutcheson], of 6 Lockend Rd, Bearsden, Dunbartonshire
Ed. Laurel Bank School for Girls, Glasgow; University of Glasgow
Address in 1934: 121 Southbrae Drive, Jordan Hill, Glasgow
Sailed from Buenos Aires to the USA in Feb 1934 with her mother
Address in 1939: 28 Falkland St, Glasgow W2
prev: Technical Assistant, Ministry of Supply from 28 Aug 1942
Visited Canada (and the Niagara Falls) in Jul - Aug 1939, on what appears to have been a 'school trip'
Ab initio pilot
m. Basil Brockett Parrish CBE, Director of the Aberdeen Marine Laboratory, and they lived with Hilda's mother Janie at 82 Queen's Rd, Aberdeen until her death in 1970.
Hilda was a committee member of the 'Tenovus' medical research charity in 1980.
They moved to Denmark in 1982, and Basil became General Secretary of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, in Copenhagen.
Son Philip (d. 1998, age 35) , daughter Janet emigrated to Australia/NZ
Basil d. 1993
Hilda d. 20 Dec 2001 - Christchurch, NZ