Creer from the Isle of Man - Family history

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Welcome to Ballacreer 

This website has been developed to provide an online resource for Creer genealogy researchers and anyone else with a direct or indirect interest in the name Creer. There are a number of researchers around the world currently working on their Creer family trees and who may be in a position to help each other in sharing information resources with each other and identifying possible overlaps in their family trees. Equally this becomes a way of locating new or perhaps lost relatives, and establishing contact with them.

Please feel free to browse through the site. If you have any news you wish to share with other members of the larger Creer family then please contact me. 

If you are new to family history research and  just starting to research your own family history and there is a connection with the Creers from the Isle of Man - then do please feel free to contact me to see if I can help you from the research I have already done.

I have developed, researched or have received from other researchers, a large number of Creer family trees (more than 70). However it is too difficult and time-consuming to maintain these regularly and post them on this site, apart from any possible concerns individuals have regarding identity theft. Suffice it to say that I am confident that I have in my files some (more or less) details of every Creer family group that lived since the earliest Manx records from 1511. I am only to willing to share with any Creer researcher any information I hold on their family line.

Respecting concerns regarding identity theft, my policy is not to share details of any living individuals within a Creer family tree with anyone who is not an close member of that family. 

Latest News

  •  The Creer Surname Y-DNA study is now largely complete and has produced outstandingly clear results. So much so that the work is acknowledged as the only Y-DNA study to possibly have reached a clear endpoint so far (out of more than  5000 such projects currently running worldwide). The results are explained here.  This indicates a possible Danish Viking origin for the Creer family.


  •  "Gold Dust and Calm" - A new book containing many of the watercolours of Robert Evans Creer is now on sale and can be purchased here.  An exhibition of some of his paintings of the Isle of Man are currently on display at the Manx Museum in Douglas, until December 2008. More details of Robert Evans Creer can be found here.


  •  This website has currently been updated and substantially revised.


Last updated 18/02/2009    Copyright 2009 by John A Creer  -  Any questions please contact the webmaster by email