Robert MercerAge: 79 years18551935

Name
Robert Mercer
Birth October 26, 1855 25 28
Note: Birth record entry:
Christening October 30, 1855 (Age 4 days)
Census April 7, 1861 (Age 5 years)
Census April 2, 1871 (Age 15 years)
Address: Halleys Row, Beath, Fife, Scotland
MarriageMargaret Rattray CowanView this family
December 31, 1876 (Age 21 years)
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 25 years)
Census April 5, 1891 (Age 35 years)
Address: Balcurvie, Markinch, Fife, Scotland
Occupation
Coalminer
March 19, 1900 (Age 44 years)

Census March 31, 1901 (Age 45 years)
Address: Kennoway Road, Markinch, Windygates, Fife, Scotland
MarriageAgnes CampbellView this family
about 1905 (Age 49 years)

Census April 2, 1911 (Age 55 years)
Death January 13, 1935 (Age 79 years)
Address: Adeline Cottage, Kennoway Road
Cause of death: Apoplexy
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 3, 1851Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
10 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
himself
23 months
younger brother
William Mercer
Birth: September 26, 1857 27 30Beath, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1857Kennoway, Fife, Scotland
20 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Family with Margaret Rattray Cowan - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 31, 1876Beath, Fife, Scotland
22 months
daughter
2 years
son
2 years
son
2 years
daughter
Agnes Martin Mercer
Birth: March 24, 1884 28 26Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Death: July 22, 1973Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, U.S.A.
2 years
son
4 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
7 years
son
Family with Agnes Campbell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1905
James Hutton + Agnes Campbell - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage:
step-son

Birth
Birth record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Beath / Fife - 410 - 59 Surname MERCER Sex M/F M Given names Robert Date and time 26 Oct 1855 7am Place Cowdenbeath Father’s names William Mercer Age 25 yrs past 3 Sep Kennoway Occupation Ironstone Miner if deceased N Mother’s names Agnes Mercer Age 27 years Methil, Wemyss Mother maiden name Agnes Martin if deceased Place parents married Date 3 Mar 1851 Informant’s name William Mercer relationship to child father Registration place at Beath Date 30 oct 1855 Registrar’s name Thomas Scott RCE / other information 2 boys living, 1 girl living
Census1861 Scotland - Census - Robert Martin + Agnes Cairns - Household

Wemyss, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationBirthplaceInfirmSchool
Robert MartinheadMar59Shoe MakerCupar, Fife
Agnes MartinwifeMar58Wemyss, Fife
Stewart MartindaughterUnm25Stay MakerWemyss, Fife
Mary MartindaughterUnm19Factory Worker (Flax)Wemyss, Fife
Robert MercergrandsonUnm5Cowdwnbeath, Fife

Census1871 Scotland - Census - William Mercer + Agnes Martin - Household

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationBirthplaceInfirmSchool
William MercerheadMar40Coal MinerKennoway, Fife
Agnes MercerwifeMar43Wemyss, Fife
Robert MercersonUnm16CoalminerBeath, Fife
Alexander MercersonMar12ScholarKennoway, Fife
William Mercerson9ScholarDunfermline, Fife
Isabella Mercerdaughter6ScholarDunfermline, Fife
Stewart Mercerdaughter3Beath, Fife

Census1881 Scottish Census - Robert Mercer + Margaret Cowan - Household

FHL Film 0203517 GRO Ref Volume 410 EnumDist 5 Page 12 Beath, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Robert MercerHeadM24MCoal MinerFife, Beath
Margaret Rattray MercerwifeM23FFife, Kirkcaldy
Elizabeth MercerdaughterS2FFife, Buckhaven
William MercersonS1MFife, Beath

Census1891 Scotland - Census - Robert Mercer + Maggie Cowan - Household

Markinch, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmplEmpdOACBirthplaceLangInfirm
Robert MercerheadMar35CoalminerFife
Maggie MercerwifeMar33Fife
Lizzie Mercerdaughter13Bleachfield WOrkerFife
William Mercerson11ScholarFife
Robert Mercerson9ScholarFife
Agnes MercerdaughterMar7ScholarBeath, Fife
Joseph Mercerson5ScholarFife
Janet Mercerdaughter3Fife
Maggie Mercerdaughter0Fife

Census1901 Scotland - Census - Robert Mercer - Household

Windygates, Fife, Scotland

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmpHomeBirthplaceLangInfirm
Robert MercerheadWid45Coal Miner HewerPerth, Perthshire
Robert C MercersonUnm19Coal Miner HewerPerth, Perthshire
Agnes M MercerdaughterMar17HousekeeperPerth, Perthshire
Joseph C Mercerson14Coal Miner HewerWemyss, Fife
Janet C Mercerdaughter13ScholarWemyss, Fife
Margaret C Mercerdaughter11ScholarMarkinch, Fife
James Mercerson5ScholarMarkinch, Fife
Roderick F Milneboardersingle55Not known
William Hossackboardersingle37Not known

Census1911 Scottish Census - Robert Mercer + Agnes Campbell - Household

Census ref. 1911 447/02 002/00 008 Markinch / Fife

NameRelationMCAgeSexYrsMChBChLChDOccupationIndustryEmployWHBirthplaceInfirm
Robert MercerHeadM56M---Coal Miner HewerWorkerFife, Beath
Agnes MercerwifeM54F6---Fife, Dairsie
Janet MercerdaughterS22F----Fife, Buckhaven
James MercersonS15M----Coal Miner DrawerWorkerFife, Markinch
James HuttonStepsonS20M----Coal Miner DrawerWorkerFife, Kennoway
William HossackBoarderS49M----EdinburghLunatic