Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp

ID No.129, (16 January 1890 - 18 October 1983)
Retta Chalmers
(née Sharp)
(c.1950)
Father*Robert Sharp1,2,3,4,5 b. 4 Jun 1858, d. 8 Dec 1943
Mother*Rachel Inglis Ness1,4,5 b. 1 Sep 1857, d. 3 Dec 1948
RelationshipGrandmother of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers
Appears
on charts:
Ancestor Chart for Pat
Descendent Chart for James Chalmers
Descendent Chart for George Aitken
Descendent Chart for Robert Sharp
Descendent Chart for William Ness
Nickname Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp was usually known as Retta.6 
Birth*16 Jan 1890 She was born in 25 Harriet Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.1,2,3,4,5,7 
Residence
(Resident)
16 Jan 1890 Robert Sharp, Rachel Inglis Ness and Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp lived at 25 Harriet Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.1 
Census 1891
(Family)
5 Apr 1891 The 1891 UK Census enumerated Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp as being daughter of Robert Sharp, Head of the household at 25 Harriet Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.2 
Census 1901
(Family)
31 Mar 1901 The 1901 UK Census enumerated Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp as being daughter of Robert Sharp, Head of the household at 25 Harriet Street, Dysart (Sinclairtown), Fife, Scotland.3 
Marriage*28 Apr 1916 Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp married John Chalmers, son of James Chalmers and Agnes Aitken, in 31 Gayfield Square, Edinburgh, Scotland.4,8,9,10,5,11,7
Residence*28 Apr 1916 Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp lived at 25 Harriet Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.4 
Occupation*28 Apr 1916 She was a shop assistant Graham's China Shop, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.4,6 
Residence*3 Jan 1922 John Chalmers, Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp and James Chalmers lived at 293b Links Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.8 
Misc
(Witness)
 Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp, John Chalmers, George Taylor, James Chalmers and Euphemia Funkie Sharp helped Robert Sharp and Rachel Inglis Ness celebrate their Golden Wedding anniversary.
Death
(Survivor)
27 Jan 1963 Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp was widowed on the death of her husband John.10,7 
Death*18 Oct 1983 Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp died at Stratheden Hospital, Cupar, Fife, Scotland, aged 93.5 
Cremation*a 18 Oct 1983 She was cremated at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.6 
Memorial A gravestone to the memory of Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp is located Plot 56/2/South, Dysart Cemetery, Dysart, Fife, Scotland.7 

Family

John Chalmers (13 Jul 1889 - 27 Jan 1963)
Child
Last Edited16 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Birth Cert: 1890: Dysart (426),32.
  2. [S51] Census UK: 1891: 426,10,7, sch:39.
  3. [S51] Census UK: 1901: 426,10,49, sch:272.
  4. [S11] Marr Cert: 1916: St Andrew (685/2),203.
  5. [S21] Death Cert: 1983: Cupar (417),219.
  6. [S99] Verbal.
  7. [S76] Grave Stone: Dysart Cemetery.
  8. [S1] Birth Cert: 1922: Kirkcaldy (442),60.
  9. [S11] Marr Cert: 1954: Kirkcaldy (421),41.
  10. [S21] Death Cert: 1963: Kirkcaldy (442),75.
  11. [S21] Death Cert: 2001: Kirkcaldy (421),200.