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Keir

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alviegal

alviegal Report 20 Apr 2013 22:44

Were his parents James Keir and Margaret Dollar?

A tree on anc.... says he had 2 children, one a John Erskine Keir born Wellington. Is this your tree?

alviegal

alviegal Report 20 Apr 2013 22:09

In case you haven't got this.


New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981 about James Thomas Chalmers Keir
Name: James Thomas Chalmers Keir
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1890
District: Dunedin
Region or Province: Otago

He was a painter living in Herriot Row.

Keir

Keir Report 20 Apr 2013 04:52

hi vicci and amazing gace found thanks

Chris :-)

Vicci

Vicci Report 3 Feb 2009 03:39

possible immigration
Keir
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867
Age: 28
Port of Departure: Auckland
Port of Arrival: Sydney, New South Wales
Voyage Arrival Date: 11 Jul 1895
Vessel Name: Warrimoo
Origin Location: British

AmazingGrace08

AmazingGrace08 Report 3 Feb 2009 02:48

Have had a look in the Electoral Roles and some other records but would need some further details do you have any idea of which state in Australia he may have been in.

Ancestry doesn't match the name precisely bit there are a lot of records for a James Keir.

Rachelle

Valerie

Valerie Report 3 Feb 2009 02:37

Chris - do you know his parents' names? ..Valerie (W Aus)

Keir

Keir Report 2 Feb 2009 22:47

Hi does anybody in Aus have a connection to a James Thomas Chalmers Keir. Born in Dunedin NZ 10 Apr 1868 left for Australia when he was 18 - 20? as far as the family goss says. Where to I don't know, if he married or anything apart from he came back for the reading of his mothers will, expecting something but got nothing

Chris