George Brown MercerAge: 86 years18611947

Name
George Brown Mercer
Birth June 1, 1861 36 42
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Birth of a sisterAgnes Mercer
May 16, 1863 (Age 23 months)
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Note: Scotland Births & Baptisms 1564-1950
Death of a sisterAgnes Mercer
1864 (Age 2 years)
Note: Scotlands People
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Dunsire
September 3, 1864 (Age 3 years)
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Birth of a brotherJohn Mercer
May 6, 1865 (Age 3 years)
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Note: Scotland Births & Baptisms 1564-1950
Death of a brotherJohn Mercer
1865 (Age 3 years)
Note: Scotlands People
Death of a maternal grandmotherAgnes McBain
April 7, 1867 (Age 5 years)
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Census April 2, 1871 (Age 9 years)
Address: West Wemyss
Death of a paternal grandmotherIsobel Burgess
January 10, 1875 (Age 13 years)
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Death of a fatherAndrew Mercer
June 22, 1878 (Age 17 years)
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MarriageJanet KilgourView this family
January 3, 1881 (Age 19 years)
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Census April 3, 1881 (Age 19 years)
Address: 4 Broomieknowe
Birth of a son
#1
Andrew Mercer
July 24, 1881 (Age 20 years)
Note: Parish / District Name Number Entry / Frame
Birth of a daughter
#2
Janet Barclay Mercer
July 15, 1883 (Age 22 years)
Note: Parish / District Name Number Entry / Frame
Birth of a son
#3
George Kilgour Barclay Brown Mercer
November 19, 1885 (Age 24 years)
Note: Parish / District Name Number Entry / Frame
Death of a motherAgnes Dunsyre
October 10, 1887 (Age 26 years)
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Birth of a son
#4
Henry (Harry) Kilgour Mercer
January 5, 1888 (Age 26 years)
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Census April 5, 1891 (Age 29 years)
Address: 17a Castle Street, Cupar
Birth of a daughter
#5
Agnes Dunsire Mercer
April 9, 1892 (Age 30 years)
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Note: Carnock village:
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Christina Douglas Mercer
April 27, 1903 (Age 41 years)
Address: 21 Downieville Cres.
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Marriage of a childAndrew MercerEdith Elizabeth Frances BingeView this family
April 1, 1907 (Age 45 years)
Note: British India Office Marriages
Note: Leven Advertiser & Wemyss Gazette 02 May 1907
Note: St. Andrews Citizen 04 May 1907
Death of a brotherJames Mercer
January 12, 1908 (Age 46 years)
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Census April 2, 1911 (Age 49 years)
Address: Townhill Rd, 13 Gardners Land
Marriage of a childHenry (Harry) Kilgour MercerAnn Donaldson RossView this family
Type: Religious marriage
August 30, 1913 (Age 52 years) Husband: 25 Wife: 21
Address: The Presbyterian Manse
Note: Western Australia Marriage Index
Note: Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) - Fri 5 Sep 1913 - Page 35 - Family Notices
Death of a sonAndrew Mercer
October 22, 1915 (Age 54 years) Age: 34
Address: le Touquet
Cause: Died of wounds
Note: Wounded in action at Hohenzollern Redoubt, Battle of Loos 13/Oct/1915
Note: Commonwealth War Graves Commission website - http://www.cwgc.org
Note: Soldiers Died In The Great War 1914-1919
Note: Edinburgh Evening News 01 November 1915 - BLACK WATCH OFFICER DIES OF WOUNDS
Note: Edinburgh Evening News 01 November 1915 - FIFE OFFICER AND MEN
Note: Fifeshire Advertiser 06 November 1915 - FIFE SOLDIER DIES WITH HONOURS THICK UPON HIM
Death of a sisterMary Mercer
March 8, 1917 (Age 55 years)
Cause: Chronic Nephritis (Kidney Inflammation), Cardiac dilation
Note: MERCER, MARY - 64 - 1917 - 447/2 8 - Windygates
Death of a wifeJanet Kilgour
April 22, 1933 (Age 71 years)
Note: Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) - Thu 4 May 1933 -
Note: The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) - Mon 24 Apr 1933 - Page 1 - Family Notices
Note: Western Australia Death Index
Marriage of a childGeorge Kilgour Barclay Brown MercerAlice Mary Josephine MooreView this family
1934 (Age 72 years)
Note: Western Australia Marriage Index
Death of a brotherAlexander Mercer
December 9, 1934 (Age 73 years)
Address: Craig Roineach, Kennoway Road, Windygates
Note: ref 447/02/0026
Occupation

Note: Coalminer, Carpenter, Policeman
Residence 1939 (Age 77 years)
Address: 180 Bagot Road
Note: Australia Electoral Rolls
Death of a daughterAgnes Dunsire Mercer
July 15, 1940 (Age 79 years)
Note: The Argus, Wednesday 17 July, 1940 - page 4
Burial of a daughterAgnes Dunsire Mercer
July 17, 1940 (Age 79 years)
Residence 1943 (Age 81 years)
Address: 8 Robinson Street
Note: Australia Electoral Rolls
Residenceyes

Note: 1881 - when married - Methil, Scotland.
Death October 22, 1947 (Age 86 years)
Note: The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) - Thu 23 Oct 1947 - Page 1 - Family Notices
Note: Western Australia Death Index
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 6, 1846Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
-5 years
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
1 year
elder brother
5 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
21 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
23 months
younger sister
Agnes Mercer
Birth: May 16, 1863 38 44Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1864Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
2 years
younger brother
John Mercer
Birth: May 6, 1865 40 46Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
Death: 1865Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland
Family with Janet Kilgour - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 3, 1881Bleachfield, Leven, Fife, Scotland
7 months
son
2 years
daughter
2 years
son
2 years
son
4 years
daughter
11 years
daughter
Christina Douglas Mercer
Birth: April 27, 1903 41 41Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Death: November 3, 1960Narrogin, Western Australia, Australia

Birth
Birth record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Auchterderran / Fife - 405 - 62 Surname: Mercer Sex M / F: M Given names: George Date and time: 1 Jun 1861 - 12 noon Place: Muirhouses, Lochgelly Father’s names: Andrew Mercer Occupation: Coalminer if deceased Mother’s names: Agnes Mercer Mother maiden name: Dunsire Occupation: if deceased Place parents married: Wemyss Date: 4 Mar 1846 Informant’s name: Andrew Mercer relationship to child: Father Residence of informant (if different from above) Registration place: Auchterderran Date: 14 June 1861 Registrar’s name: William B Sow ? RCE / other information
Census1871 Scottish Census - Andrew Mercer + Agnes Dunsyre - Household

Book 001, page 020 459 Wemyss

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
Andrew MercerHeadM45MPit CarpenterFife, Kennoway
Agnes MercerwifeM51FFife, Wemyss
Stephen PeggieLodgerM21MCoal LabourerFife, Wemyss
Janet MercerdaughterM20FFife, Kennoway
Andrew MercersonS14MCoal DrawerFife, Auchterderran
Ann MercerdaughterS12FScholarFife, Auchterderran
George Brown MercersonS9MScholarFife, Auchterderran
David PeggieG'sonS8mMFife, Wemyss

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

Marriage
Marriage record entry: Parish / District Name - Number - Entry / Frame Scoonie / Fife - 456 - 2 Place and date of marriage: Bleachfield, Leven date: 3 Jan 1881 According to the formas and rites of: After Banns according to the forms of the united Presbyterian church. GROOM - name and surname: George Mercer Age: 19 Residence: Methil Marital status: Bachelor Occupation: Coalminer Father’s name and surname: Andrew Mercer Occupation: Joiner at Colliery if deceased: Y Mother’s name and surname: Agnes Mercer Maiden name and occupation: Dunsire if deceased: BRIDE - name and surname: Janet Barclay Kilgour Age: 19 Residence: Bleachfield Marital status: Spinster Occupation: Hempmill Worker Father’s name and surname: George Kilgour Occupation: Fireman at Hempmill if deceased: Mother’s name and surname: Janet Kilgour Maiden name and occupation: Barclay if deceased: Witnesses names and addresses: Henry Kilgour Annie Mercer Registration place: Leven Date: 7 Jan 1881 Registrar’s name: MJ Wallace, Minister: John S Hyslop RCE / other information
Census1881 Scottish Census - George Brown Mercer + Janet Kilgour - Household

Book 003, Page 029 456 Scoonie

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
George Brown MercerHeadM19MCoalminerFife, Lochgelly
Janet MercerwifeM19FSpinner at FlaxworksFife, Leven

Notes: Nbr rooms with 1 or more windows: 1 room

Census1891 Scottish Census - George Brown Mercer + Janet Kilgour - Household

Book 005, page ?, sched 51 440 Cupar

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationEmREmDEmNBirthplaceInfirm
George Brown MercerHeadM29MPolice ConstablexFife, Auchterderran
Janet MercerwifeM29FFife, Scoonie
Andrew MercersonS9MScholarFife, Scoonie
Janet Barclay MercerdaughterS7FScholarFife, Scoonie
George Kilgour Barclay Brown MercersonS5MScholarFife, Wemyss
Henry MercersonS3MFife, Scoonie

Notes: Nbr rooms with 1 or more windows: 4

Census1901 Scottish Census - George Brown Mercer + Janet Kilgour - Household

Parish of: Torryburn Parliamentary division of: West Fife Page 11, Schedule 67 Rooms with one or more windows: 3

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationEmployWHBirthplaceInfirm
George MercerHeadM39MPolice ConstableFife, Lochgelly
Janet B. K. MercerwifeM39FPolice Constable's WifeFife, Leven
Janet B. MercerdaughterS17FDamask LayerWorkerFife, Leven
George K. MercersonS15MPainter's ApprenticeFife, Buckhaven
Henry K. MercersonS13MScholarFife, Leven
Agnes D. MercerdaughterS8FScholarFife, Carnock
Janet B. KilgourMother in LawM64FFife, Kennoway
Geo KilgourNephewS6MScholarFife, Leven
Jessie T. KilgourNieceS4FFife, Leven

Census1911 Scottish Census - George Brown Mercer + Janet Kilgour - Household

Parish of Dunfermline Fife, Scotland Numer of rooms with one or more windows: 3

NameRelationMCAgeSexYrsMChBChLChDOccupationIndustryEmployWHBirthplaceInfirm
George B. MercerHeadM49M30---General LabourerTown CouncilWorkerFife, Lochgelly
Janet B. K. MercerwifeM49F3066-Fife, Leven
Agnes D. MercerdaughterS18F----Oat Cake BakerBakery TradeWorkerFife, Carnock
Christina D. MercerdaughterS7F----SchoolFife, Dunfermline
George KilgourRelativeS16M----App ChemistWorkerFife, Leven

Occupation
Coalminer, Carpenter, Policeman - At marriage 1881: Coalminer - At birth of Andrew 1881 and Janet 1883 and Henry 1888: Coalminer - At birth of Agnes 1892: Policeman - At birth of Christina 1903: - Joiner's Labourer
Residence
Australia Electoral Rolls First name(s) George Brown Last name Mercer Sex Male Birth year - Year 1939 Occupation Nil House name 180 Street Bagot Road Address 180 Bagot Road Place - District Perth Sub-district Subiaco Number 5598 State Western Australia Country Australia Page 94
Residence
Australia Electoral Rolls First name(s) George Brown Last name Mercer Sex Male Birth year - Year 1943 Occupation Nil House name 8 Street Robinson Street Address 8 Robinson Street Place - District Perth Sub-district Subiaco Number - State Western Australia Country Australia Page 99
Residence
1881 - when married - Methil, Scotland. - At birth of Andrew 1881:Scoonieknowe, Leven - Janet 1883, Bleachfield, Leven - Henry 1888, Bleachfield, Leven - Agnes 1892, Carnock Village, Dumfermline. - Christina 1903, 21 Downieville Cres. Dunfermline - Nannup, W.A. around 1927, 1928 - At death 1947, 8 Robinson-street, Sublaco
Death
The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) - Thu 23 Oct 1947 - Page 1 - Family Notices https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/46808492 MERCER.---On October 22. at Royal Perth Hospital. George Brown Mercer, late of 8 Robinson-street, Sublaco. the dearly loved husband of the late Janet Mercer, loved father of George, Alice and Ina. At rest.
Death
Western Australia Death Index First name(s) George B Last name Mercer Death year 1947 State Western Australia Country Australia Place Perth Registration number 23121
Shared note
Carnock Session Minutes Ref Nums: CH2 / 59 / 7 - Session Minutes 1842-1949 Searched book “7” from 9 Aug 1892 (page 349) back, found on (page 341) 31 July 1892 “The moderator laid before the session the following list of Communicants, viz... By certificate .... George Mercer Police Constable Carnock and Mrs George Mercer both from Cupar WP...... The Roll having been revised and the necessary changes made it was found to contain the names of 243 Communicants of whom 148 were present at Communion last Sunday”.
Shared note
MERCER, George Brown - Death - 23/10/1947 The West Australian, Thursday 23 Oct 1947 - page 1 http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/46808492 DEATHS MERCER .---On October 22. at Royal Perth Hospital. George Brown Mercer. late of 8 Robinson-street. Subiaco, the dearly loved husband of the late Janet Mercer, loved father of George, Alice and Ina. At rest. FUNERAL NOTICES MERCER--The Friends of the late Mr. George Brown Mercer, of 8 Roblnson street. Subiaco, the dearly loved husband of the late Janet Mercer, are respect fully invited to follow his remains to the place of Interment (sic), the Presbyterian Cemetery. Karrakatta. The Cortege is appointed to leave his late residence. at 3.45 o'clock THIS (Thursday) AFTERNOON, arriving at the Cemetery at 4 o'clock. J. L. WATKINS AND SONS, Maylanda. U1277. U1264.
Shared note1881 Scottish Census - George Brown Mercer + Janet Kilgour - Household

Book 003, Page 029 456 Scoonie

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
George Brown MercerHeadM19MCoalminerFife, Lochgelly
Janet MercerwifeM19FSpinner at FlaxworksFife, Leven

Notes: Nbr rooms with 1 or more windows: 1 room

Shared note1891 Scottish Census - George Brown Mercer + Janet Kilgour - Household

Book 005, page ?, sched 51 440 Cupar

NameRelationMCAgeSexOccupationEmREmDEmNBirthplaceInfirm
George Brown MercerHeadM29MPolice ConstablexFife, Auchterderran
Janet MercerwifeM29FFife, Scoonie
Andrew MercersonS9MScholarFife, Scoonie
Janet Barclay MercerdaughterS7FScholarFife, Scoonie
George Kilgour Barclay Brown MercersonS5MScholarFife, Wemyss
Henry MercersonS3MFife, Scoonie

Notes: Nbr rooms with 1 or more windows: 4

Shared note
Carnock Session Minutes Ref Nums: CH2 / 59 / 7 - Session Minutes 1842-1949 Searched book “7” from 9 Aug 1892 (page 349) back, found on (page 341) 31 July 1892 “The moderator laid before the session the following list of Communicants, viz... By certificate .... George Mercer Police Constable Carnock and Mrs George Mercer both from Cupar WP...... The Roll having been revised and the necessary changes made it was found to contain the names of 243 Communicants of whom 148 were present at Communion last Sunday”.
Shared note
KILGOUR, Janet Barclay - Death - 24/04/1933 The West Australian, Monday 24 April 1933 - page 1 http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/32484973 DEATHS MERCER.— On April 23, 1933. at her late residence, 886 Barker-road. Subiaco, Janey Barclay, dearly-beloved wife of George Brown Mercer, and loving mother of Janet, George, Harry, Agnes, and Christina; aged 78 years, FUNERAL NOTICES MERCER. — The Friends of the late Janey Barclay Mercer, late of 386 Barker-road, Subiaco, dearly beloved wife of George Brown Mercer, and loving mother of Janet, George, Harry, Agnes, and Christina, are respectfully informed that her remains will be interred in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Karrakatta, at 11.30 o'clock THIS (Monday) MORNING. The Funeral is appointed to leave her late residence, 386 Barker-road, Subiaco, at 11 o'clock, per motor. Friends wishing to attend the Funeral may proceed by the 11.5 o'clock train leaving Perth. C. H. SMITH and CO., Undertakers, 261 New castle-street. Perth. Tel. B1231; 175 Albany road; Victoria Park. B8416. SUBIACO CLUB. MERCER. — The Members of the above Club are respectfully requested to attend the Funeral of the late Mrs. Janey B. Mercer, which will take place in the. Presbyterian Cemetery, Karrakatta, at 11.30 o'clock, THIS (Monday) MORNING. Members attending may proceed by the 11.5 o'clock train from Perth. P. MANSFIELD, Secretary.
Shared note
MERCER, George Brown - Death - 23/10/1947 The West Australian, Thursday 23 Oct 1947 - page 1 http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/46808492 DEATHS MERCER .---On October 22. at Royal Perth Hospital. George Brown Mercer. late of 8 Robinson-street. Subiaco, the dearly loved husband of the late Janet Mercer, loved father of George, Alice and Ina. At rest. FUNERAL NOTICES MERCER--The Friends of the late Mr. George Brown Mercer, of 8 Roblnson street. Subiaco, the dearly loved husband of the late Janet Mercer, are respect fully invited to follow his remains to the place of Interment (sic), the Presbyterian Cemetery. Karrakatta. The Cortege is appointed to leave his late residence. at 3.45 o'clock THIS (Thursday) AFTERNOON, arriving at the Cemetery at 4 o'clock. J. L. WATKINS AND SONS, Maylanda. U1277. U1264.