Elizabeth McNicoll Martin

ID No.91, (25 March 1924 - 29 November 2012)
Betty Chalmers
(née Martin)
Aug 1987
Father*John Martin1,2,3,4 b. 31 Dec 1896, d. 1 Feb 1957
Mother*Johanna Kerr Todd1,2,4 b. 25 Jan 1894, d. 28 Feb 1981
RelationshipMother 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
Descendent Chart for Peter Martin
Descendent Chart for James McNicoll
Descendent Chart for David Todd
Descendent Chart for John Kerr
Nickname Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was usually known as Betty.5 
Birth*25 Mar 1924 She was born in 99 High Street, Dysart, Fife, Scotland.1,2,4 
Residence
(Resident)
25 Mar 1924 John Martin, Johanna Kerr Todd and Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 99 High Street, Dysart, Fife, Scotland.1 
Baptism21 May 1924 She was baptised.6 
Occupation4 Sep 1939 She started work as an electrician's clerk in Littlejohn's Electricians, Kirk Wynd, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
OccupationApr 1940 She became a clerkess with George Halley & Co (Dyers), Nicol Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
Military*WW2  During the war years, she served as a telephonist with the ARP (later Civil Defence Corps.)5 
Marriage*20 Feb 1954 She married James Chalmers, son of John Chalmers and Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp, in St John's Parish Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. The marriage was solemnised by Rev. Frederick Angus Simpson.2,7,8,9,4
Residence*20 Feb 1954 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 13 Grieve Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.2 
Occupation*20 Aug 1954 She became a clerkess/typist with Registrar of Births Marriages and Deaths, Dunnikier Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.2,5 
Residence*3 Jan 1955 James Chalmers and Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 41 Viceroy Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.7 
Residence2 Feb 1957 She lived at 41 Viceroy Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.3 
Residence1 Sep 1960 She lived at 41 Viceroy Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.10 
Anecdote* Between 1966 and 1985, she taught Scottish Country Dancing at Pathhead Parish Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
Cremation
(Witness)
7 Mar 2001 She was present at the cremation of Barbara Fraser Leith at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
Death
(Survivor)
9 Mar 2001 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was widowed on the death of her husband James.9,4 
Residence12 Mar 2001 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 39 Rutherford Court, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.9 
Cremation
(Witness)
14 Mar 2001 She was present at the cremation of James Chalmers at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
Ashes
(Witness)
 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the scattering of the ashes of James Chalmers in Pathhead Parish Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
Cremation
(Witness)
1 Feb 2006 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the cremation of John Alfred Collins at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5
Cremation
(Witness)
10 Aug 2009 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the cremation of Margaret Kerr Martin at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
Ashes
(Witness)
28 Sep 2009 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the scattering of the ashes of Margaret Kerr Martin in Dysart Parish Church, Dysart, Fife, Scotland.5 
Cremation
(Witness)
2 Sep 2010 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the cremation of Jane Richardson at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
Ashes
(Witness)
7 Oct 2010 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the interring of the ashes of Margaret Hope Martin in Sect.27, Plot 121, Scoonie Cemetery, Leven, Fife, Scotland.5,11
Residenceb 29 Nov 2012 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 39 Rutherford Court, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.4 
Death*29 Nov 2012 She died at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, aged 88.4 
Cremation*11 Dec 2012 She was cremated at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, after a memorial service at Pathhead Parish Church.5 
Memorial A gravestone to the memory of Elizabeth McNicoll Martin is located Sect.C, Plot 330, Hayfield Cemetery, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.12 

Family

James Chalmers (3 Jan 1922 - 9 Mar 2001)
Child
  • Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers7,8,4
Last Edited10 Jan 2017

Citations

  1. [S1] Birth Cert: 1924: Dysart (426),33.
  2. [S11] Marr Cert: 1954: Kirkcaldy (421),41.
  3. [S21] Death Cert: 1957: George Sq. (685/5),199.
  4. [S21] Death Cert: 2012: Kirkcaldy (421),764.
  5. [S99] Verbal.
  6. [S31] Bapt Rec: annotation on original Birth Cert.
  7. [S1] Birth Cert: 1955: Kirkcaldy (421),13.
  8. [S11] Marr Cert: 1977: Kirkcaldy (421),215.
  9. [S21] Death Cert: 2001: Kirkcaldy (421),200.
  10. [S21] Death Cert: 1960: Cupar (420),185.
  11. [S66] Other Document : Order of Service at funeral.
  12. [S76] Grave Stone: Kirkcaldy, Hayfield Cemetery, Sect.C, Row 5R, No.1.