Samuel Kerr

ID# 6484, (25 Feb 1876 - b 1916)

Samuel Kerr was born on 25 Feb 1876 at Banbridge, Down, Ireland,

Samuel Kerr
Parents: William Kerr, born Lurganban Dromore & Alice Kerr MS McClune.1

Samuel Kerr married Mary Laird, daughter of Charles Laird and Mary Knox, on 9 Feb 1900 at 14 Arthur Street, Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland ,

After Publication according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland

Samuel Kerr,
Railway Guard, Bachelor, aged 24
Usual Res: 14 Arthur Street, Saltcoats
Parents: William Kerr, Farmer & Alice Kerr MS McClune (dec)
Mary Laird,
Laundrey Worker, Spinster, aged 20
Usual Res: 14 Arthur Street, Saltcoats.
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Knox

Witnesses: John Cook & Hannah Norwood.2,3

Samuel appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at 12 Kirkgate Street, Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Mary ;
KERR Samuel, Head, 24, Railway Guard, Ireland
KERR Mary, Wife, 20, Ardrossan Ayr
McCORMICK James, Boarder, 11, Scholar, Govan Lanark
McCORMICK Isabella, Boarder, 9, Scholar, Govan Lanark.4

Samuel died b 1916 at Scotland

not able to locate at this stage, need more information on when and where he might have died.

Samuel and Mary had unknown children.

Family: Samuel Kerr and Mary Laird


  1. [S192] Ireland, Births and Baptism, 1620 - 1911, Irish Birth or Baptism,, unknown repository address, FHL Film No 255944 - Civil Reg Vol 1 Page 221. Hereinafter cited as Irish Birth or Baptism.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1900 Stevenston Ayr, 615/00 0006. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  4. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Ardrossan Ayr, Ed 4 Pg 8 Rego 576/1 - via Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.