Robert Kerr

1877–1941 (Age 64)
St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

Robert Kerr was born in 1877, in St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Peter Kerr and Elizabeth Ann. He had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Emily Barton. He lived in Newtown, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in 1941, in Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Robert Kerr
1877–1941
Emily Barton
1884–1969
Robert Kerr
1905–1972
Miriam Kerr
1906–2001
Annie Kerr
1908–2001
Jessie Kerr
1911–
Freda Kerr
1914–
Edith Kerr
1917–

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

    Robert Kerr

    Male1905–1972Male

    Miriam Kerr

    Female1906–2001Female

    Annie Kerr

    Female1908–2001Female

    Jessie Kerr

    Female1911–Female

    Freda Kerr

    Female1914–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Kerr

    MaleMale

    Elizabeth Ann

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 1

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
1884

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 24

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of wet ground overgrown with brushwood, northern Middle English kerr (Old Norse kjarr). A legend grew up that the Kerrs were left-handed, on theory that the name is derived from Gaelic cearr ‘wronghanded’, ‘left-handed’.2 Irish: see Carr .3 This surname has also absorbed examples of German Kehr .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Kerss Kerr in entry for Edith Kerr, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Robert Kerss Kerr in entry for Freda Kerr, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Robert Kerr in entry for Jessie Kerr, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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