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James B MERCER

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Son of William Mercer, tobacco spinner, and his wife Grace Dixon. Married (1) Rachel Fearnley in c.1867 in England and had issue, 2 sons and 2 daughters. Married (2) Mary Ann Burley in c.1907 in Melbourne, Victoria. Married (3) Margaret Stewart in c.1915 in Melbourne, Victoria. Buried in the Church of England section of Waverley Cemetery.

Marriages Dec Qtr 1863 Sheffield 9c 552
MERCER James & WILLOUGHBY Rachel

James Mercer m. 30 Dec 1863 St Phillip's Sheffield, Yorks to Rachel Willoughby
FHL 0993295, 0993296
 
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This part in my tree is correct.

1881
RG11 Piece 3432 Folio 12 Page 18
Civil Parish: Chesterfield
Eccl. parish: Holy Trinity
County: Derbyshire
Registration District: Chesterfield
Sub-RD: Chesterfield
ED: 13
No of Schedule: 102
Address: 32 Newbold Rd
MERCER James B Head Mar 38 Scripture Reader Scotland
MERCER Rachel F Wife Mar 40 - Sheffield Yorkshire
MERCER Lucy H Dau 12 Scholar Sheffield Yorkshire
MERCER Rachel A Dau 7 Scholar Wadsley Yorkshire
MERCER Alexander Son 1 Chesterfield Derbyshire
WILLOUGHBY Sarah Sister-in-Law Unm 34 Serv Domestic Sheffield Yorkshire
 
NSW Death 7881/1906 MERCER RACHEL - ROBERT - - BALMAIN SOUTH * 16 Jul 1906

The Sydney Morning Herald - Tue 17 Jul 1906 p.12
FUNERALS
MERCER.-The Friends of Mr. JAMES B. MERCER and Miss RACHEL MERCER are kindly invited to attend the Funeral of their late dearly loved WIFE and MOTHER, Rachel Fearnley Mercer, which will leave their residence, No. 4 Roseberry-street, Rozelle, TO-MORROW (Wednesday) AFTERNOON, at 2 o'clock, for Church of England Cemetery, Waverley.
WOOD and COMPANY.

CofE Waverley
FIRST NAME: RACHEL F
LAST NAME: MERCER
AGE: 65
BIRTH: -----
DEATH: -----
BURIAL: 1906-07-18
SITES: W-19-CE-SL-4817

FIRST NAME: JAMES B
LAST NAME: MERCER
BIRTH: -----
DEATH: -----
BURIAL: 1897-11-08
SITES:
W-06-CE-SL-2579

FIRST NAME: JAMES BALLANTYNE
LAST NAME: MERCER
AGE: 83
BIRTH: -----
DEATH: -----
BURIAL: 1925-11-06
SITES:
W-19-CE-SL-4817
 
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There is no death in NSW index in 1925 for a James Mercer.

NSW Death MERGER JAMES B 16042/1925 WILLIAM - GRACE - CANTERBURY * 4 Nov
 
Thanks emeltee.

I'm not sure yet if Fearnley is Rachel's middle name.

An error with Merger in 1925.
 
Derbyshire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1916
DetailRelatedSource
Name
James Balbatyne Mercer
Gender
Male
Spouse Rachel Mercer
Child Alexander Willoughby Mercer

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Rachel Fearnley Willoughby Dec 1839 Sheffield 22 587 mmn Fearnley

Robert Willoughby married Catherine Fearnley 18 February 1828 in Dewsbury.
 
Name
Alexander Willoughby Mercer
Baptism Date
9 Oct 1879
Baptism Place
Chesterfield, Holy Trinity, Derbyshire, England
Father James Balbatyne Mercer
Mother Rachel Mercer

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Thanks Ellie.

Thanks emeltee.

I can't find a birth/bapt on SP for James.


Marriage 23/06/1839
MERCER WILLIAM
GRACE DICKSON/FR7384
644/1
420 256
Glasgow
 
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Death 1887
MERCER
GRACE
[DICKSON]
63
BALLANTYNE
644/5 433
Blackfriars

??
Death 1882
MERCER
WILLIAM
65
-----
644/5 547
Blackfriars
 
1881
25, Trongate, Blackfriars
William Mercer 63 Tobacco cutter Glasgow
Grace Mercer wife 61 Colburn, Lanarkshire
William Mercer son Shoemaker England
James McConnell g/son 1 Glasgow
Michael Docherty Boarder 44 Cotton Spinner Duntocher, Lanarkshire
 
Looking for the family in 1881 in post #15 in 1871 in England or Scotland, thanks.
 
1871
25 Irongate Street, St Mary, Glasgow
William Mercer 52 Tobacco Spinner Glasgow
Grace Mercer wife 50 Glasgow
Alexander Mercer son 18 Tobacco Spinner Glasgow
Annie Mercer dau 13 Tobaco Worker England
William Mercer son 8 England
 
Thanks emeltee.

That might be Trongate.

In Glasgow, the name 'Trongate' first appeared around 1560. It referred to the “tron”– the beam with which trading goods were officially weighed when they entered the city walls.
 
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