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Keith Reginald Welbore Ker

Male 1913 - 1984  (71 years)



  • Name Keith Reginald Welbore Ker  [1, 2
    Birth 08 Aug 1913  Grantham Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3
    Occupation Oct 1949  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Find all individuals with events at this location ; British Embassy  [4
    Occupation abt 1953  Belgrade, Yugoslavia Find all individuals with events at this location ; HM Foreign Service  [5
    Occupation 1957  Saigon, Vietnam Find all individuals with events at this location ; Officer, HM Foreign Service  [6
    Residence Oct 1957 - Feb 1958  Moult End, De Courcy Rd, Salcombe Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Occupation 1973  Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location ; British Consul-General  [7
    Residence 1984  The Abbey, Beckington Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Death 10 Dec 1984  Mendip district Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 8
    • Welbore Ker -- On December 10th [1984] Keith Reginald of Beckington Abbey, Somerset. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Cancer Research [The Times, 11 Dec 1984]
    Notes 
    • The engagement is announced between Keith Reginald Welbore Ker, H.M. Foreign Service, British Embassy, Rio de Janeiro, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Ker, of 34, Christchurch Gardens, Epsom, and Olga Maria, daughter of the late Dr. Mario de Souza Carvalho and Dona Helena Bandeira de Carvalho, of Rio de Janeiro. [The Times, 18 Oct 1949] [No marriage record found]
    • passenger on RMS Alcantara arr Southampton 24 Jul 1950 ex Rio de Janeiro: Keith Reginald Welbore Ker, 36, unaccompanied, diplomat, UK address c/o Foreign Office, SW1, perm resid Brazil
    • passenger on MS "Bayernstein" emb Singapore disemb Plymouth 27 Oct 1957: Keith Reginald Welbore-Ker [sic], b 08 Aug 1913, married, Officer HM Foreign Service, perm resid Saigon, UK address Moult End, South Sands, Salcombe, 5 months leave; accompanied by wife & their 3 children, + child Susanna Ker b 10 Oct 1949, Italian passport (adopted? + Chinese maid
    Person ID I1487  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 07 Feb 2013 

    Father Reginald Arthur Ker,   b. 10 May 1881, Surbiton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1962, Woodcote Grove House, Carshalton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Morna Agar-Ellis MacCarthy,   b. abt 1879, Darjeeling, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Oct 1954, 34 Christchurch Gardens, Epsom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Marriage 01 Apr 1912  Grantham Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 9
    Family ID F0072  Family Group Sheet

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    Last Modified 07 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F0981  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 08 Aug 1913 - Grantham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - British Embassy - Oct 1949 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - HM Foreign Service - abt 1953 - Belgrade, Yugoslavia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Officer, HM Foreign Service - 1957 - Saigon, Vietnam Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Oct 1957 - Feb 1958 - Moult End, De Courcy Rd, Salcombe Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - British Consul-General - 1973 - Cape Town, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1984 - The Abbey, Beckington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 10 Dec 1984 - Mendip district Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Grantham, 3Q1913.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Mendip, Dec 1984.
      b 08 Aug 1913

    4. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 18 Oct 1949.

    5. [S02] BMD Index, GRO consular marriages indices, 1951-1954.
      Keith R W Ker = Marisa Ummarino
      Belgrade ref 46/300

    6. [S12] Passenger Lists, MS Bayernstein, 27 Oct 1957.

    7. [S05] The Times, 29 May 1973.

    8. [S05] The Times, death notice, 11 Dec 1984.

    9. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Grantham, 2Q1912.