John Martin

ID No.96, (5 October 1870 - 6 November 1940)
John Martin
(c 1939)
Father*John Martin1,2,3,4,5 b. 23 Jan 1845, d. 26 Dec 1919
Mother*Margaret Reid1,3,5 b. c 1849, d. 16 Jan 1906
RelationshipGreat-grandfather of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers
on charts:
Ancestor Chart for Pat
Descendent Chart for Peter Martin
Descendent Chart for James McNicoll
BirthIlleg*5 Oct 1870 John Martin was born in Jessie Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland. His birth certificate states "illegitimate."1,2,3,5,6 
5 Oct 1870 Margaret Reid and John Martin lived at Jessie Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.1 
Census 1881
3 Apr 1881 The 1881 UK Census enumerated John Martin as being son of John Martin, Head of the household at 17 John Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.2 
Occupation3 Apr 1881 John Martin was a scholar.2 
Occupation4 Dec 1891 He was a ploughman.3 
Residence*4 Dec 1891 He lived at Hillbarns, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.3 
Marriage*4 Dec 1891 He married Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll, daughter of David McNicoll and Margaret Urquhart, in Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland. The marriage was solemnised by Rev. Thomas Milne.3,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,5,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,6 
Occupation13 Jun 1892 John Martin was a farm servant.7 
Residence13 Jun 1892 John Martin, Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll and Margaret McNicoll Martin lived at Balkerrie, Eassie, Forfarshire, Scotland.7 
13 Jun 1892 John Martin was present at the birth of Margaret McNicoll Martin in Balkerrie, Eassie, Forfarshire, Scotland.7,18,23,32 
11 Sep 1893 John Martin was present at the birth of Jane McNicoll Martin in Eassie Farm, Eassie, Forfarshire, Scotland.8,16,27,33,34 
Occupation11 Sep 1893 John Martin was a farm servant.8 
Residence11 Sep 1893 John Martin, Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll and Jane McNicoll Martin lived at Eassie Farm, Eassie, Forfarshire, Scotland.8 
23 Mar 1895 John Martin was present at the birth of David George McNicoll Martin in Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland.9,17,29,35 
Occupation23 Mar 1895 John Martin was a labourer.9 
Residence23 Mar 1895 John Martin, Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll and David George McNicoll Martin lived at Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland.9 
31 Dec 1896 John Martin was present at the birth of John Martin in Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland.10,19,25,36 
Occupation31 Dec 1896 John Martin was a labourer.10 
Residence31 Dec 1896 John Martin, Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll and John Martin lived at Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland.10 
Occupation3 Feb 1900 John Martin was a gas stoker.11 
Residence3 Feb 1900 John Martin, Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll and Jessie Martin lived at Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland.11 
Occupation3 Feb 1902 John Martin was a labourer.12 
Occupation6 Oct 1902 He was a labourer.13 
Residence*6 Oct 1902 John Martin, Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll and Elizabeth Ann McGregor Martin lived at Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland.13 
Occupation26 Jul 1904 John Martin was a general labourer.14 
Residence26 Jul 1904 John Martin, Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll and Mary McNicoll Martin lived at 11 Upper Mill Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.14 
26 Jul 1904 John Martin was present at the birth of Mary McNicoll Martin in 13 Upper Mill Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.14,21,28,37 
Occupation8 Dec 1916 John Martin was a jam boiler.15 
Residence8 Dec 1916 John Martin, Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll and Charles Stewart Chalmers Martin lived at 11 Bank Street, Alyth, Perthshire, Scotland.15 
Occupation6 Jun 1919 John Martin was a gas stoker.16,17 
Occupation18 Jul 1919 He was a gas stoker.18 
Residence26 Dec 1919 He lived at Church Cottage, Old Rattray, Parish of Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.4 
Occupation*10 Sep 1920 He was a labourer.19 
Occupation16 Feb 1923 He was a general labourer.20 
Occupation14 Dec 1934 He was a general labourer.21 
Residenceb 6 Nov 1940 He lived at 71 Westfield, Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland.5 
Death*6 Nov 1940 He died at Cottage Hospital, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland, aged 70. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth.5,6 
Memorial* A gravestone to the memory of John Martin is located Plot E117, Blairgowrie Cemetery, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.6 


Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll (21 May 1871 - 24 Sep 1955)
Last Edited10 Jan 2017


  1. [S1] Birth Cert: 1870: Blairgowrie (335),123.
  2. [S53] Census UK: 1881: 335,5,11 sch:66.
  3. [S11] Marr Cert: 1891: Rattray (389),11.
  4. [S21] Death Cert: 1919: Blairgowrie (335),69.
  5. [S21] Death Cert: 1940: Blairgowrie (335),76.
  6. [S76] Memorial Stone: Blairgowrie Cemetery, E117.
  7. [S1] Birth Cert: 1892: Eassie & Nevay (284),11.
  8. [S1] Birth Cert: 1893: Eassie & Nevay (284),17.
  9. [S1] Birth Cert: 1895: Rattray (389),17.
  10. [S1] Birth Cert: 1897: Rattray (389),2.
  11. [S1] Birth Cert: 1900: Rattray (389),8.
  12. [S21] Death Cert: 1902: Rattray (389),4.
  13. [S1] Birth Cert: 1902: Rattray (389),48.
  14. [S1] Birth Cert: 1904: Blairgowrie (335),67.
  15. [S1] Birth Cert: 1916: Alyth (328/A),53.
  16. [S11] Marr Cert: 1919: Rattray (389),5.
  17. [S11] Marr Cert: 1919: Rattray (389),6.
  18. [S11] Marr Cert: 1919: Rattray (389),9.
  19. [S11] Marr Cert: 1920: Kirkcaldy (442),271.
  20. [S11] Marr Cert: 1923: Rattray (389),2.
  21. [S11] Marr Cert: 1934: Blairgowrie & Rattray (335),41.
  22. [S11] Marr Cert: 1941: Newington (685/6),236.
  23. [S21] Death Cert: 1946: Windygates (447/2),26.
  24. [S21] Death Cert: 1955: Blairgowrie (335),68.
  25. [S21] Death Cert: 1957: George Sq. (685/5),199.
  26. [S21] Death Cert: 1964: Scoonie (456),24.
  27. [S21] Death Cert: 1974: Auchtermuchty (418),6.
  28. [S21] Death Cert: 1976: Blairgowrie (381),60.
  29. [S21] Death Cert: 1980: Auchterderran (427),16.
  30. [S21] Death Cert: 1981: Ayr (680),655.
  31. [S21] Death Cert: 1989: Pitlochry (383),45.
  32. [S76] Memorial Stone: Methilhill, Methilmill Cemetery.
  33. [S62] Local Record: Crematorium Office, Kirkcaldy - record 10267.
  34. [S76] Memorial Stone: East Wemyss Cemetery, 40/W/South.
  35. [S76] Memorial Stone: Kirkmichael, Sillerburn Cemetery.
  36. [S76] Memorial Stone: Kirkcaldy, Hayfield Cemetery, Sect.C, Row 5R, No.1.
  37. [S76] Memorial Stone: Blairgowrie Cemetery, H106.
  38. [S99] Verbal.