Euphemia Funkie Sharp

#127, (12 June 1892 - 17 October 1976)
Paedie Taylor
(née Sharp)
Father*Robert Sharp1,2,3,4 b. 4 Jun 1858, d. 8 Dec 1943
Mother*Rachel Inglis Ness1,3,4 b. 1 Sep 1857, d. 3 Dec 1948
RelationshipGreat-aunt of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers
ChartsDescendent Chart for James Sharp
Descendent Chart for William Ness
Nickname Euphemia Funkie Sharp was usually known as Paedie.5 
Birth*12 Jun 1892 She was born at 25 Harriet Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.1,2,3,4 
12 Jun 1892 Robert Sharp, Rachel Inglis Ness and Euphemia Funkie Sharp lived at 25 Harriet Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.1 
Birth Reg29 Jun 1892 Her birth was registered by Robert Sharp, her father, in Dysart.1 
Census 1901
31 Mar 1901 The 1901 UK Census enumerated Euphemia Funkie Sharp as being daughter of Robert Sharp, Head of the household at 25 Harriet Street, Sinclairtown, Dysart, Fife, Scotland. Others resident include Rachel Inglis Ness and Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp.2 
Occupation29 Apr 1916 Euphemia Funkie Sharp was a shop assistant in a tobacconist's.3  
Residence29 Apr 1916 She lived at 25 Harriet Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.3 
Marriage*29 Apr 1916 She married Euphemia Funkie Sharp, son of George Taylor and Mary Ann Alison McIntosh, under Warrant of Sheriff Subsitute of Lothians and Peebles, at Sheriff Court House, Edinburgh, Scotland.3,6,4
Occupation* Euphemia Funkie Sharp was a tailoress.5  
 She, Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp, John Chalmers, George Taylor and James Chalmers helped Robert Sharp and Rachel Inglis Ness celebrate their Golden Wedding anniversary.
20 Feb 1954 Euphemia Funkie Taylor officially Witnessed the marriage of James Chalmers and Elizabeth McNicoll Martin at St John's Parish Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.7,8,9,10,11
1 Feb 1976 Euphemia Funkie Sharp was widowed on the death of her husband George.6 
Residence*b 17 Oct 1976 Euphemia Funkie Sharp lived at 5 Matthew Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.4 
Death*17 Oct 1976 She died at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, aged 84.4 
Death Reg18 Oct 1976 Her death was registered by James Chalmers, her nephew, in Kirkcaldy.4 
Cremation*a Oct 1976 Euphemia Funkie Sharp was cremated at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
Last Edited5 Apr 2020


  1. [S11] NRS Certs : B: 1892: Dysart (426),199. Cert/transcript held
  2. [S14] Census : C: 1901: 426,10,49, sch:272.Cert/transcript held
  3. [S11] NRS Certs : M: 1916: St Giles (685/4),538. Cert/transcript held
  4. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 1976: Kirkcaldy (421),571. Cert/transcript held
  5. [S99] Personal knowledge : J Chalmers.
  6. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 1976: Kirkcaldy (421),71. Cert/transcript held
  7. [S11] NRS Certs : M: 1954: Kirkcaldy (421),41. Cert/transcript held
  8. [S11] NRS Certs : B: 1955: Kirkcaldy (421),13. Cert/transcript held
  9. [S11] NRS Certs : M: 1977: Kirkcaldy (421),215. Cert/transcript held
  10. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 2001: Kirkcaldy (421),200. Cert/transcript held
  11. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 2012: Kirkcaldy (421),764. Cert/transcript held