Mercer History

Mercer Origins – The name Mercer is a very ancient one in Scotland…read more

Mercer Crest and Motto – The Mercier family motto is “Toujours fidele” or “Always faithful”…read more

Aldie Castle – Aldie Castle stands on the northern slopes of a valley in the parish of Fossaway…read more

Kennoway Mercers

Kennoway Mercer Trees – Family trees of five Mercers who lived in Kennoway at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries…read more

Kennoway Baptism Witnesses – A list of early Kennoway Baptisms…read more

Kennoway Mercer Origins – The family of five Mercers who lived in Kennoway at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries…read more

Other Scottish Mercers

The Mercer Millions – The story of the Mercer Millions, Andrew Mercer and the legend of the land worth millions…read more

The Mercers of Perth – The origins of the first Mercers in Scotland – 15 generations of Mercers…read more

Other Scottish Mercer Trees – Scottish Mercer trees submitted by other researchers…read more

Library

The Chronicle of Fife the diary of John Lamont, from 1649 to 1672

Credits / contributors thanks to those who have provided information

Fife Gazetteer about places in Fife

Glossary explains some Scots words and phrases used in the website

Map of Mercers in Scotland in 2002 maps showing the distribution of Mercers in Scotland in 2002

Mercer links links to other websites related to Mercer history

Scottish Naming Pattern describes the historical pattern used for naming children

Scottish Records Births, Baptisms, Deaths and Marriages