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Re: lookup request - Grace KERR birth or baptism record
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 31 January 18 21:58 GMT (UK) »
Found him in Ireland.

Thomas Kerr was a boatman in the Coast Guard service from 1841.  He was posted to Portlooe in Cornwall from the Revenue Cutter Shamrock in October 1841.  He went from there to Dunbeg, Ireland, then to Ballywater, then Greenore, then Carlingford in 1844.

Need to do some more digging for the 1830s.

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Re: lookup request - Grace KERR birth or baptism record
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 31 January 18 22:09 GMT (UK) »
I cant get the records for Margaret and Kenneth without upgrading or purchasing new subscriptions, will need to think on what is best to get.

Fantastic Nell!

The only info I had on him being in the coastguard was in his death record and his wife's death record. aside from Grace being born in Scotland and Mary in Antrim form census records, and the info on Mary's marriage, I had nothing - I was even lucky that the death record for Grace senior contained her maiden name and that my GG'GF was the informant on the 2 death records, and lucky that the younger Grace was in her sisters in the 1901 census. Really I had nothing for them before the 1860's and Thomas was around 70 by then.

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Re: lookup request - Grace KERR birth or baptism record
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 31 January 18 22:15 GMT (UK) »
So are there any specific details on the places of birth on the census records that you have found?  Is this Ireland or Scotland?

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Re: lookup request - Grace KERR birth or baptism record
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 31 January 18 22:27 GMT (UK) »
My GG'GM Mary was born in Ireland in Antrim - different records suggest different ages so born between 1838 and 1841
her sister Grace was born in Scotland (that's all it says on the Irish census) and depending on the census or death record her year of birth is 1824 - 1831

I have no indication of place of birth for my GGG grandparents Thomas and Grace

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Re: lookup request - Grace KERR birth or baptism record
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 31 January 18 22:33 GMT (UK) »
This article on the Irish Coast Guard site might interest you, gives a few deatils about the Shamrock.

https://www.coastguardsofyesteryear.org/articles.php?article_id=160

Margaret's baptism record gives no indication of Thomas's occupation.  However, the couple lived at Pettens just inland of the dunes near Menie.

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Re: lookup request - Grace KERR birth or baptism record
« Reply #14 on: Wednesday 31 January 18 23:06 GMT (UK) »
Nell could you post a link for me to download the files - I almost feel they don't want me to find anything

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Re: lookup request - Grace KERR birth or baptism record
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday 31 January 18 23:16 GMT (UK) »
You state you need to upgrade or purchase new subscriptions to see the details of Margaret & Kenneth's christenings? Scotlandspeople is a pay per view site, no subscription needed! If these 2 cannot be found in the censuses they may have died before 1841. The old parish records are available to search on scotlandspeople.
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Re: lookup request - Grace KERR birth or baptism record
« Reply #16 on: Wednesday 31 January 18 23:18 GMT (UK) »
What about this family from Stranraer.
I can only find two kids in the IGI

Name:         Thomas Kerr
Spouse:       Grace Mcclure
Marriage:     19 Mar 1810, Stranraer, Wigtown, Scotland

Name:         Elizabeth Hamilton Kerr
Birth:          10 Feb 1811, Stranraer, Wigtown, Scotland
Father:        Thomas Kerr
Mother:       Grace Mcclure

Name:         Thomas Kerr
Birth:           05 Oct 1812, Stranraer, Wigtown, Scotland
Father:        Thomas Kerr
Mother:        Grace Mcclure
Lawrie name in Fife (and elsewhere) with all its various spellings.

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Re: lookup request - Grace KERR birth or baptism record
« Reply #17 on: Wednesday 31 January 18 23:36 GMT (UK) »
I don't think this is the correct couple. The son Kenneth had a middle name recorded in his baptism Mcculloch (same as his Mother's maiden name). It's not Mcclure.
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