Hi Keith--- My son Scott asked me to reply to your query on genforum site dated 7/23. I have been searching the SCALES name for several months. My GGFather was Joseph Scales from the Barnsley area. He was born 20 Mar. 1828 as was my Gfather, George Addy Scales on 15 Jan 1850, both in the Barnsley area, Yorkshire Co..
If you see any connection let me hear from you Richard