Crawford Davison Kerr

1790 - 13th May 1878

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Son of George and Isabella Kerr and partner in Baillie Kerr and Company (q.v).   

Trustee for marriage settlement of Alex. George Milne (q.v.) and Dorothea Milne in Grenada 958A&B and 995A & B and for Ellen Welchman (lately Jeffrey, née Katz) for British Guiana 378 A, B & C.

  1. Baptised 10/03/1790 St George in the East Middx. Married Susan Adams at Ryde Hampshire 15/01/1824. Formerly of 4 Kensington Gardens but lately of 9 Great Stuart Street Edinburgh, died 13/05/1878. Personal estate under £9000.

Sources

Crawford Davison Kerr also appears as a correspondent of Jardine Matheson for Lindsays & Co. [n.d.] http://janus.lib.cam.ac.uk/db/node.xsp?id=EAD%2FGBR%2F0012%2FMS%20JM%2FMS.JM%2FB7%2F15

  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1912 [database online]; Ancestry.com, England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940 [database online]; children's names are drawn for Ancestry.com, Pallots Baptism Index for England 1780-1837 [database online] and Ancestry.com, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database online]; London Gazette, Issue 24605, 16/07/1878, p. 4178; National Probate Calendar 1878.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
(1) Mary (2) Susan Adams (1824)
Children
With (1) Crawford [Davison], Mary, Eliz. Gordon, Charles Simpson, Charlotte Fairly Tod, Isabella Margaret, Geo. (1812-), Geo. (1817-)
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (4)

£9,979 10S 3D
Awardee (Trustee)
£9,025 8S 4D
Awardee (Trustee)
£3,211 8S 10D
Unsuccessful claimant (Trustee)
£7,186 12S 6D
Awardee (Trustee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Name partner
Gledstanes,Kerr & Co.
East India merchant  
 
Name partner
Bailie, Kerr and Co.
General overseas merchant  
 

Addresses (2)

4 Kensington Gardens, London, Middlesex, London, England
9 Great Stuart Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland