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15. Hugh (or Heugh) Keir, 3rd son of John Keir (Sr.) (~1739-1818) & Sarah Smith.

Welcome to the 15th Blog entry in this current series of articles – now researching specifically the Keir family from Horsforth, Yorkshire. As promised at the end of the previous Blog #13 we are now looking at the three sons of John Keir & Sarah Smith (1732-1786).

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16. John Keir, Junior – first son of John Keir (Sr.) (~1739-1818) & Sarah Smith.

Welcome to the 16th Blog entry in this current series of articles – now researching specifically the Keir family from Horsforth, Yorkshire. As promised at the end of a previous Blog, #13 we are now looking at the last (or first) of the three sons of John Keir (Sr.)(~1739-1818) & Sarah Smith (1732-1786). [This is the final Blog in this triptych, before we explore further afield.]

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14. George Keir, 2nd son of John Keir (Sr.) (~1739-1818).

Welcome to the 14th Blog entry in this current series of articles – now researching specifically the Keir family from Horsforth, Yorkshire. As promised at the end of the previous Blog #13 we will now look at the three sons of John Keir & Sarah Smith (1732-1786).

Continue reading 14. George Keir, 2nd son of John Keir (Sr.) (~1739-1818).

13. John Keir (Sr.) (~1739-1818) ‘of Horsforth’ – Part (ii) The Later Years (Perthshire).

Welcome to the 13th Blog entry in this current series of articles now looking specifically at the Keir family from Horsforth, Yorkshire; this ‘line’ being closely associated with their cousins, the Keirs of Aberdalgie in Perthshire, Scotland (the topic of the majority of  previous entries). This blog continues directly on from the foregoing offering (Blog #12: John Keir (Sr.) (~1739-1818) ‘of Horsforth’ – Part (i) The Early Years (Yorkshire)).

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12. John Keir (Sr.) (~1739-1818) ‘of Horsforth’ – Part (i) The Early Years (Yorkshire).

Welcome to the 12th Blog entry in this current series of articles looking at the Keir family from Aberdalgie, Perthshire, Scotland. This blog is a departure from the ‘norm’ established in the previous 11 blogs. Having exhausted the issue of Rodger Keir and Isabel Armour, we return to Horsforth in Yorkshire to ‘pick up’ hints about the Keir family who can be found there once George Keir (Sr.) (and family) had departed for more northerly climes, (circa 1763). (See the previous blog #11.)

Continue reading 12. John Keir (Sr.) (~1739-1818) ‘of Horsforth’ – Part (i) The Early Years (Yorkshire).