Richard Scolefield (c. 1535 – c.1587) was the 13th great-grandfather of Cometan, classified as one of Cometan’s distant paternal ancestors in the Hardacre family line. Born in Yorkshire, little else is known of Richard’s life other than that he was the father of Samuel Scolefield (1560 – ????) and that he died at the age of fifty-two.
In Cometanic ancestry, Richard is categorised as part of the 15th generation retrograde, classifying him as a distant ancestor of Cometan.