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Andrew Kerr - transcription help
« on: Saturday 02 January 16 23:48 GMT (UK) »
I have attached a clip from the OPR death of Andrew Kerr in 1778.  Could someone local decipher the name of the Mill that appears on the certificate please?  It looks like Ardwol?? Mill
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Re: Andrew Kerr - transcription help
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 02 January 16 23:57 GMT (UK) »
Robbins - Wolverhampton.
Spooner - Monmouthshire & Wolverhampton.
Warner & Loundes - Dudley/Smethwick.
Dod(g)son - Heysham/Liverpool/Wolverhampton

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Re: Andrew Kerr - transcription help
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 03 January 16 00:15 GMT (UK) »
Robbins - Wolverhampton.
Spooner - Monmouthshire & Wolverhampton.
Warner & Loundes - Dudley/Smethwick.
Dod(g)son - Heysham/Liverpool/Wolverhampton

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Re: Andrew Kerr - transcription help
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 03 January 16 00:30 GMT (UK) »
South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie, MacDonald, MacInnes, MacIntyre, MacKinnon, Steele, Walker

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

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Re: Andrew Kerr - transcription help
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 03 January 16 00:47 GMT (UK) »
Many thanks for all your replies.  I have found some photos of Ardwell Mill from Scotlands Places.
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Re: Andrew Kerr - transcription help
« Reply #5 on: Monday 08 February 16 07:26 GMT (UK) »
Hi Helen, I am curious as to whether any of your Kerr ancestors may be related to one of mine. My 3 x Great grandfather was a fellow by the name of John Taylor and his wife's name was Janet Kerr. Their son William Taylor (Sr) was born in Stoneykirk around 1812 according to my research which means that John and Janet were living there at that time. They may well be from there too however I can find no documentation of Willliam Taylor's birth whatsoever. I did, however, find an index for the birth of a Janet Kerr, born May 29, 1786 (Parents Andrew and Isabel Kerr). Not sure if that would be her but her birth date kind of fits. I thought I would post this just in case there is a remote chance anybody here could help, Thanks!! :)

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Re: Andrew Kerr - transcription help
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 10 February 16 20:49 GMT (UK) »
I am off to search the records tomorrow so will check all the Janet KERR deaths to check parentage.  There are 7 deaths for Janet KERRs who were born around 1786.  It is likely that there is some connection as all my KERRs came from the Kirkcudbrightshire area.  Robert KERR son of Andrew KERR and Elisabeth McCulloch, was born in Gelston in1776.  He died about 1854, but I can't find any documentation about his death (or an M.I. in Ayrshire)

1857   KERR   JANET   LAIDLAW   WADDLE   F   70   STONEHOUSE   /LANARK   656/00 0007   
1857   KERR   JANET   SHEARER   CRAIG   F   70   INCHINNAN   /RENFREW   566/00 0005   
1861   KERR   JANET   CHRISTIE       F   76   ST NICHOLAS   ABERDEEN CITY/ABERDEEN   168/01 0050   
1866   KERR   JANET   LORIMER   YOUNG   F   81   SANQUHAR   /DUMFRIES   848/00
1870   KERR   JANET       CRAIG   F   85   AYR   /AYR   578/00 0110   
1871   KERR   JANET       HUNTER   F   84   MONKTON AND PRESTWICK   /AYR   606/00 0029   
1874   KERR   JANET           F   89   NEW CUMNOCK   /AYR   608/00 0086
Baillie; Laurie; Gordon/Gorman; Quinn; Erskine; Duncan

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Re: Andrew Kerr - transcription help
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 11 February 16 01:07 GMT (UK) »
I do not think that her death would have been recorded with her maiden name "Kerr",  I think that it would have been recorded with her married name "Taylor". Her husband's name was John Taylor. It is indeed strange that scotlandspeople had nothing either. Thanks for looking! :)