William MercerAge: 62 years18301892

Name
William Mercer
Birth August 20, 1830 28 33
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Birth of a brotherJames Mercer
May 21, 1833 (Age 2 years)
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Occupation
Coal Miner

Christening of a brotherJames Mercer
May 26, 1833 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherJean Dalrymple
February 14, 1843 (Age 12 years)
Note: OPR mortcloth entry:
MarriageAgnes MartinView this family
March 3, 1851 (Age 20 years)
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Birth of a daughter
#1
Agnes Mercer
1851 (Age 20 years)
Census March 30, 1851 (Age 20 years)
Address: No 103
Birth of a son
#2
James Mercer
1853 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Robert Mercer
October 26, 1855 (Age 25 years)
Note: Birth record entry:
Christening of a sonRobert Mercer
October 30, 1855 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#4
William Mercer
September 26, 1857 (Age 27 years)
Note: Birth index entry:
Death of a sonWilliam Mercer
1857 (Age 26 years)
Note: Scotlands People
Birth of a son
#5
Alexander Mercer
May 30, 1859 (Age 28 years)
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Census April 7, 1861 (Age 30 years)
Address: 5 Old Street
Birth of a son
#6
William Mercer
March 27, 1862 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7
Isabella Mercer
July 16, 1864 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8
Stewart Mercer
November 26, 1867 (Age 37 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph CowanAgnes MercerView this family
December 31, 1869 (Age 39 years)
Census April 2, 1871 (Age 40 years)
Address: Halleys Row, Beath, Fife, Scotland
Marriage of a childJames MercerCatherine HunterView this family
April 20, 1874 (Age 43 years)
Death of a motherIsobel Burgess
January 10, 1875 (Age 44 years)
Note: Death record entry:
Marriage of a childRobert MercerMargaret Rattray CowanView this family
December 31, 1876 (Age 46 years)
Death of a brotherAndrew Mercer
June 22, 1878 (Age 47 years)
Note: Death record entry:
Death of a wifeAgnes Martin
July 5, 1880 (Age 49 years)
Note: Fife Free Press, & Kirkcaldy Guardian 10 July 1880
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 50 years)
Address: Irelands Row, 2, Beath, Fife, Scotland
Marriage of a childJohn ScottIsabella MercerView this family
April 8, 1887 (Age 56 years)
Note: Fife Herald 20 April 1887
Census April 5, 1891 (Age 60 years)
Address: Windy Gates, Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Death November 15, 1892 (Age 62 years)
Note: Death record entry:
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 8, 1825Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
3 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
3 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
Family with Agnes Martin - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 3, 1851Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
10 months
daughter
3 years
son
3 years
son
23 months
son
William Mercer
Birth: September 26, 1857 27 30Beath, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1857Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
20 months
son
3 years
son
2 years
daughter
3 years
daughter

Birth
Birth record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Kennoway / Fife - 434/4 - fr 1024 Surname Mercer Sex M/F M Given names William Date and time 20 August 1830 Father’s names James Mercer Occupation Sawyer Text of entry James Mercer, Sawyer and his wife Isobella Burgess had a son born on the 20th August 1830 and baptised William Registrar’s name Registered April 1845 RCE / other information NB. On this entry the name Andrew has been written, then crossed out and replaced with William.
Marriage
Marriage index entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Wemyss / Fife - 459/4 Place and date of marriage Wemyss date 3 Mar 1851
Census1851 Scottish Census - Robert Martin - Household

Book ED5 / Methil, Page 22-23 459 Wemyss

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Robert MartinHeadS49MShoemakerFife, Cults
Agnes ?wifeS49FFife, Wemyss
Alexander MartinsonS20MweaverFife, Wemyss
Stewart MartindaughterS17FMillworkerFife, Wemyss
Robert MartinsonS14MMillworkerFife, Wemyss
Mary MartindaughterS10FscholarFife, Wemyss
Thomas SymelodgerS17MLabourerFife, Kennoway
William MercerSon-in-lawM21MLabourerFife, Kennoway
Agnes MartindaughterM23FFife, Wemyss

Census1861 Scottish Census - William Mercer - Household

Book 003, Page 001 434 Kennoway

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
William MercerHeadM30MLabourerFife, Kennoway
Agnes MartinwifeM31FFife, Wemyss
Agnes MercerdaughterS10FScholarFife, Wemyss
James MercersonS8MScholarFife, Kennoway
Alexander MercersonS2MFife, Kennoway

Notes: Number people Blind, Deaf or Dumb - 0, Number children at school - 2, Number rooms with one or more windows - 1

Census1871 Scotland - Census transcript - William Mercer - Household

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationBirthplaceInfirmSchool
William MercerheadMar40Coal MinerKennoway, Fife
Agnes MartinwifeMar43Wemyss, Fife
Robert MercersonUnm16CoalminerBeath, Fife
Alexander MercersonMar12ScholarKennoway, Fife
William Mercerson9ScholarDunfermline, Fife
Isabella Mercerdaughter6ScholarDunfermline, Fife
Stewart Mercerdaughter3Beath, Fife

Census1881 Scotland - Census transcript - William Mercer - Household

Beath, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
William MercerheadWid49Coal MinerKennoway, Fife
William MercersonUnm19Coal MinerKennoway, Fife
Isabella MercerdaughterUnm17General Domestic ServantDunfermline, Fife
Stewart Mercerdaughter13ScholarAuchtertool, Fife
Isabella Malcolmboarder12ScholarKennoway, Fife

Census1891 Scotland - Census transcript - Joseph Cowan - Household

Windy Gates, Markinch, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmplEmpdOACBirthplaceLangInfirm
Joseph CowanheadMar43Coal MinerFife
Agnes MercerwifeMar39Beath, Fife
Agnes Martin CowandaughterUnm18Spinning Mill WorkerCowdenbeath, Fife
William Cowanson13Coal MinerFife
Joseph Cowanson11ScholarFife
Isabella Cowandaughter9ScholarFife
James Cowanson7ScholarFife
Janet Cowandaughter5ScholarFife
Janet Cowandaughter2Fife
Alexander MercerboarderUnm53Pit Head LabourerKennoway, Fife
William MercerboarderWidower60Coal MinerFife

Two Janets are recorded on the transcription

Death
Death record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Markinch / Fife - 447 - 108 Surname MERCER Sex M/F M Given names William Age 61 years Occupation Coalminer Date and time 15 Nov 1892 1hr AM Place Windygates, Markinch Residence (if different from above) Marital status Widower name of spouse Agnes Martin Father’s name Robert MERCER if deceased Y/N Y Father’s occupation Mother’s name Isabella Mercer if deceased Y/N Y Mother maiden name Burgess Cause of death Cardiac disease (2 years) cert by J Archwell Informant’s name Joseph Cowan relationship to deceased Son-in-law Residence of informant Registration place Markinch Date 16 Nov 1892 Registrar’s name WJ Haxton RCE / other information Note : father’s name is incorrect.
Shared note1851 Scottish Census - Robert Martin - Household

Book ED5 / Methil, Page 22-23 459 Wemyss

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Robert MartinHeadS49MShoemakerFife, Cults
Agnes ?wifeS49FFife, Wemyss
Alexander MartinsonS20MweaverFife, Wemyss
Stewart MartindaughterS17FMillworkerFife, Wemyss
Robert MartinsonS14MMillworkerFife, Wemyss
Mary MartindaughterS10FscholarFife, Wemyss
Thomas SymelodgerS17MLabourerFife, Kennoway
William MercerSon-in-lawM21MLabourerFife, Kennoway
Agnes MartindaughterM23FFife, Wemyss

Shared note1861 Scottish Census - William Mercer - Household

Book 003, Page 001 434 Kennoway

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
William MercerHeadM30MLabourerFife, Kennoway
Agnes MartinwifeM31FFife, Wemyss
Agnes MercerdaughterS10FScholarFife, Wemyss
James MercersonS8MScholarFife, Kennoway
Alexander MercersonS2MFife, Kennoway

Notes: Number people Blind, Deaf or Dumb - 0, Number children at school - 2, Number rooms with one or more windows - 1