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Coastguard Records?
« on: Monday 15 February 10 14:35 GMT (UK) »
Hello

I'm trying to find out more about my ancestor Richard Henry Mercer who was a coastguard. I came across an article in which it stated he died in 1899 at Kilikee(?) Co.Clare Coastguard station. He was born in 1860 in Devon and married Esther Bryde in 1888 in Tranmere. After his death his wife and children moved to Scotland. Unfortuantely I can't seem to locate any death certificate for him. Any ideas where I can find Coastguard records?

Hope someone can help!

Many thanks

Swatch

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Re: Coastguard Records?
« Reply #1 on: Monday 15 February 10 14:41 GMT (UK) »
Looks like his death in civil index-
Richard MERCER (age 38) Jan./Mar.1899 Kilrush registration district volume 4 page 211

See here for details on death certificate-
www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,433043.0.html
See here to order death certificate-
www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,433040.0.html
Away sorting out DNA matches... I may be gone for some time many years!

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Re: Coastguard Records?
« Reply #2 on: Monday 15 February 10 15:00 GMT (UK) »
Hi aghadowey

Thanks! This is great news. So quick!

Swatch