Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Robert William KERRAge: 70 years18831954

Name
Robert William KERR
Given names
Robert William
Surname
KERR
Birth August 29, 1883 35 24
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 19995/1883 KERR ROBERT W JOHN HARRIET M WINGHAM
Birth of a brotherAlfred Henry KERR
May 15, 1885 (Age 20 months)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 22250/1885 KERR ALFRED H JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a brotherHerbert George KERR
October 28, 1887 (Age 4 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 23884/1887 KERR HERBERT G JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a brotherArthur Rayner “Mick” KERR
July 21, 1889 (Age 5 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 23219/1889 KERR ARTHUR JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a sisterElsie Myrtle KERR
July 23, 1891 (Age 7 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 34213/1891 KERR ELSIE M JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a sisterHarriet Maude KERR
June 12, 1893 (Age 9 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 34832/1893 KERR HARRIET M JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a sisterRuby Stella KERR
about 1895 (Age 11 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 37194/1895 KERR RUBY S JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a brotherJames Alfred Lattimore KERR
about 1896 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: 1 June 2011
Text:

In part:

"Jim ( another son - can't find him in your list) was at Gallipoli."

Citation details: 7842/1896 KERR JAMES A L MARY A TAREE
Citation details: 1 August 2011
Text:

James was born at Tinonee and the Kerr family, after they went to live at Highfields near Kyogle, continued to consider James their son. Whilst James and Ruby were much the same age they were considered twins.

Note: Raised as a son by his grand parents. Stated that he was 19 years old at the time of enlistment into the Australian Army in 1914.
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn RILEY
September 13, 1897 (Age 14 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 178
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9852/1897 RILEY JOHN PATRICK BRIDGET TAREE
Birth of a brotherCyril Austin KERR
June 11, 1898 (Age 14 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 25940/1898 KERR CYRIL A JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Marriage of a siblingWilliam George WHATSONMary Ann KERRView this family
June 21, 1899 (Age 15 years)
Address: In Mary's family's house.
Citation details: 20119/1941 WHATSON WILLIAM GEORGE HENRY WILLIAM RHODA ANN TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 78
Citation details: 16 June 2012
Text:

In part:

"Mary Kerr was married to William G. Whatson " in the house of John Kerr" on Mitchells Is."

Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Ann CANN
December 3, 1899 (Age 16 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 178
Citation details: 15346/1899 RILEY MARY A JAMES MARY TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a sisterMelvie Lillian KERR
about 1900 (Age 16 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 31284/1903 KERR MELVIE L JOHN HARRIET M LISMORE
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah RAYNOR
January 18, 1900 (Age 16 years)
Address: Firefly Creek
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 281
Citation details: 7 March 2012
Text:

In part:

"My husband's family tree is Raynor-Kerr- Harris- Spike-Pearson-McLachlan. On your Mid North Coast website you asked the following:-

Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has the DOD for Sarah as 18 January 1900. Whilst the Kerr Family document as her DOD as 15 May 1872. Can anyone help here please.

I can....

According to the Death Registered in NSW.. Sarah Kerr died on 18th January, 1900 at Firefly Creek, NSW Registration No: 3472."

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3472/1900 KERR SARAH WILLIAM STROUD
Marriage of a siblingFrederick UNICOMBEliza Jane KERRView this family
May 16, 1900 (Age 16 years)
Citation details: 4792/1900 UNICOMB FREDERICK KERR ELIZA J TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120 and 522
Birth of a brotherJohn William KERR
about 1902 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 19666/1902 KERR JOHN W THOMAS J ADA M BALLINA
Marriage of a siblingThomas John KERRAda May RYANView this family
about 1902 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 1500/1902 KERR THOMAS J RYAN ADA M LISMORE
Marriage of a siblingWilliam McNAUGHTONIsabella Matilda “Bella” KERRView this family
about 1902 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 9425/1902 MCNAUGHTON WILLIAM KERR ISABELL LISMORE
Birth of a brotherRaymond Leonard KERR
about 1904 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: 9942/1904 KERR RAYMOND L THOMAS J ADA M BALLINA
Birth of a sisterJean Isabel M KERR
about 1907 (Age 23 years)
Citation details: 32551/1907 KERR JEAN I M THOMAS J ADA M BALLINA
Birth of a sisterAda M KERR
about 1910 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 25051/1910 KERR ADA M THOMAS J ADA M CASINO
Death of a sisterEliza Jane KERR
March 22, 1912 (Age 28 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7937/1912 UNICOMB ELIZA J JOHN HARRIETT M TAREE
Marriage of a siblingAlfred Henry KERREdna Eileen MASLENView this family
about 1913 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: 1210/1913 KERR ALFRED H MASLEN EDNA E CASINO
Occupation
Butcher
before August 24, 1914 (Age 30 years)

Military
Private No. 671
Type: Enlisted
August 24, 1914 (Age 30 years)
Agency: Australian Imperial Force
Marriage of a siblingArthur Rayner “Mick” KERRGertrude Ella CASEYView this family
about 1914 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 2969/1914 KERR ARTHUR CASEY ELLA CASINO
Marriage of a siblingJoseph JONESElsie Myrtle KERRView this family
about 1915 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: 7605/1915 JONES JOSEPH KERR ELSIE M MURWILLUMBAH
Military
Type: Transferred from Malta
February 6, 1916 (Age 32 years)
Agency: Australian In fantry Force
Military
Type: Transferred from Cairo
April 23, 1916 (Age 32 years)
Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Military
Type: Transferred from Alexandria
June 9, 1916 (Age 32 years)
Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Military
Type: Promoted to Lance Corporal
February 11, 1917 (Age 33 years)
Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Military
Type: Awarded Military Medal
March 24, 1917 (Age 33 years)
Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Military
Type: Promoted to corporal
July 20, 1917 (Age 33 years)
Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Death of a sisterElsie Myrtle KERR
July 1917 (Age 33 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 13665/1917 JONES ELSIE M JOHN HARRIET M MURWILLUMBAH
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has the year of her death as 1918.
Military
Type: Promoted to Lance Sergeant
August 3, 1918 (Age 34 years)
Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Military
Type: Wounded in action
August 10, 1918 (Age 34 years)
Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Death of a brotherCyril Austin KERR
August 10, 1918 (Age 34 years)
Cause: Killed in action
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Military
For special leave
Type: Returned to Australia
December 3, 1918 (Age 35 years)
Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Military
Ex "Pt Hacking".
Type: Discharged
March 29, 1919 (Age 35 years)
Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Death of a sisterHarriet Maude KERR
July 4, 1919 (Age 35 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 17479/1919 KERR HARRIETT M JOHN HARRIETT M KYOGLE
MarriageAmy Elizabeth LITTLEView this family
about 1920 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: 16758/1920 KERR ROBERT W LITTLE AMY E CASINO
Marriage of a siblingHerbert George KERRAnnie LAWLERView this family
about 1923 (Age 39 years)
Citation details: 15231/1923 KERR HERBERT G LAWLER ANNE CASINO
Death of a motherHarriet Mary RILEY
July 3, 1923 (Age 39 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15854/1923 KERR HARRIET M JOHN MARY A KYOGLE
Marriage of a siblingRaymond Leonard KERRFlorence Isabella ALVOSView this family
about 1925 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 14738/1925 KERR RAYMOND L ALVOS FLORENCE I KYOGLE
Marriage of a siblingEdward Arthur NEILLJean Isabel M KERRView this family
about 1927 (Age 43 years)
Citation details: 12516/1927 NEILL EDWARD A KERR JEAN I M BATHURST
Marriage of a siblingJohn William KERRIda Noreen WILLISView this family
about 1929 (Age 45 years)
Citation details: 2824/1929 KERR JOHN W WILLIS IDA N WEST MAITLAND
Death of a fatherJohn KERR
June 10, 1929 (Age 45 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120 and 281
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 11131/1929 KERR JOHN THOMAS MARY KYOGLE
Occupation
Butcher
1930 (Age 46 years)
ResidenceAmy Elizabeth LITTLEView this family
1930 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a siblingCharles K TUCKEYAda M KERRView this family
about 1933 (Age 49 years)
Citation details: 8604/1933 TUCKEY CHARLES K KERR ADA M BATHURST
Marriage of a siblingFrederick WEARYRuby Stella KERRView this family
about 1941 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: 13268/1941 WEARY FREDERICK KEY STELLA RUBY GRAFTON
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Marriage of a siblingReginald James LEEMelvie Lillian KERRView this family
about 1941 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: 6204/1941 LEE REGINALD JAMES KERR MELVIE LILLIAN CASINO
Death of a brotherHerbert George KERR
November 28, 1950 (Age 67 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 31669/1950 KERR HERBERT GEORGE JOHN HARRIET KYOGLE
Death July 10, 1954 (Age 70 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 24738/1954 KERR ROBERT WILLIAM JOHN CHARLES HARRIETT KYOGLE
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 4, 1875Cape Hawke, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
21 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
Robert William KERR
Birth: August 29, 1883 35 24Wallamba River, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 10, 1954Kyogle, , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Kerr - Herbert GeorgeHerbert George KERR
Birth: October 28, 1887 39 28Wallamba River, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 28, 1950Kyogle, , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Elsie Myrtle KERR
Birth: July 23, 1891 43 32Burrell Creek, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 1917Murwillumbah, , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
younger sister
Harriet Maude KERR
Birth: June 12, 1893 45 34Burrell Creek, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 4, 1919Kyogle, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
James Alfred Lattimore KERR
Birth: about 1896Tinonee, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 17, 1972Casino, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Australian Army CrestCyril Austin KERR
Birth: June 11, 1898 50 39Oxley Island, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 10, 1918France
3 years
younger sister
Melvie Lillian KERR
Birth: about 1900 51 40Lismore, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 12, 1975Brighton, , Queensland, Australia
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Family with Amy Elizabeth LITTLE - View this family
himself
Robert William KERR
Birth: August 29, 1883 35 24Wallamba River, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 10, 1954Kyogle, , New South Wales, Australia
wife
Marriage: about 1920Casino, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 19995/1883 KERR ROBERT W JOHN HARRIET M WINGHAM
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MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 16758/1920 KERR ROBERT W LITTLE AMY E CASINO
OccupationAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1930
ResidenceAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1930
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 24738/1954 KERR ROBERT WILLIAM JOHN CHARLES HARRIETT KYOGLE