ID No.36, (3 January 1922 - 9 March 2001)
|Father*||John Chalmers1,2,3,4 b. 13 Jul 1889, d. 27 Jan 1963|
|Mother*||Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp1,2,5,4 b. 16 Jan 1890, d. 18 Oct 1983|
|Birth*||3 Jan 1922||James Chalmers was born in 293b Links Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.1,2,4|
|3 Jan 1922||John Chalmers, Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp and James Chalmers lived at 293b Links Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.1|
|Birth Reg||16 Jan 1922||His birth was registered in Kirkcaldy by his father, John Chalmers.1|
|Baptism||27 Feb 1922||James Chalmers was baptised in Pathhead East Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.6|
|Occupation||21 May 1937||He was apprenticed with Kirkcaldy & District Trustee Savings Bank, Kirk Wynd, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.7|
|He, Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp, John Chalmers, George Taylor and Euphemia Funkie Sharp helped Robert Sharp and Rachel Inglis Ness celebrate their Golden Wedding anniversary.|
|Milit-Beg*||Aug 1941||James Chalmers enlisted into RAF, stationed initially at Leuchars (Fife), then at Holmsley South (Hampshire.)7|
|Military*||1942||He attended the Code & Cypher School at Oxford.7|
|Military||Dec 1942||He was posted overseas, as Sergeant, arriving in Bombay (modern Mumbai), and continuing on posting to Air Headquarters Bengal at Barrackpore (to the North of Calcutta).7|
|Military||Jim applied for a commission and was promoted to Pilot Officer (subsequently to Flying Officer at Rangoon, then to Flight Lieutenant in charge of section.)7|
|Milit-End*||He was de-mobilised in RAF Uxbridge, Uxbridge, London, England.7|
|Occupation||1946||He returned to the Savings Bank in Kirkcaldy in 1946, rising through Counter Clerk to Chief Clerk.7|
|Residence*||20 Feb 1954||He lived at 25 Harriet Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.2|
|Occupation||20 Feb 1954||He was a bank agent.2|
|Marriage*||20 Feb 1954||He married Elizabeth McNicoll Martin, daughter of John Martin and Johanna Kerr Todd, in St John's Parish Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. The marriage was solemnised by Rev. Frederick Angus Simpson.2,8,9,4,10|
|Ordination*||28 Nov 1954||James Chalmers was ordained as an Elder of the Church of Scotland at Pathhead Parish Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.7|
|Occupation*||3 Jan 1955||He was a bank manager.8|
|Residence*||3 Jan 1955||James Chalmers and Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 41 Viceroy Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.8|
|Occupation||1958||He was promoted to Manager at the branch in Anstruther, Fife, Scotland.|
|Employment*||bt 1962 - 1972||James Chalmers was employed at the branches in Dunnikier Road (Kirkcaldy), Methil, and Glenrothes, and at Head Office in Kirk Wynd (Kirkcaldy), before moving to the Sinclairtown Branch.7|
|Residence||28 Jan 1963||He lived at 17 Kennedy Crescent, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.3|
| Death Reg|
|28 Jan 1963||He registered the death of his father, John Chalmers, in Kirkcaldy.3|
|Residence||2 Feb 1976||James Chalmers lived at Savings Bank House, 130 St Clair Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.11|
| Death Reg|
|2 Feb 1976||He registered the death of his uncle, George Taylor, in Kirkcaldy.11|
|Residence||18 Oct 1976||James Chalmers lived at Savings Bank House, 130 St Clair Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.12|
| Death Reg|
|18 Oct 1976||He registered the death of his aunt, Euphemia Funkie Taylor, in Kirkcaldy.12|
|Occupation||8 Jul 1977||James Chalmers was a bank manager.9,10|
|Retirement*||20 Jan 1982||He retired after 10 years as manager of the Sinclairtown Branch.7|
|Residence||18 Oct 1983||He lived at Savings Bank House, 130 St Clair Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5|
| Death Reg|
|18 Oct 1983||He registered the death of his mother, Rachel Forrester Inglis Chalmers, in Cupar.5,13|
|7 Mar 2001||James Chalmers was present at the cremation of Barbara Fraser Leith at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.7|
|Occupation||b 8 Mar 2001||James Chalmers was a bank manager (rtd.)4|
|Residence||b 9 Mar 2001||He lived at 39 Rutherford Court, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.4|
|Death*||9 Mar 2001||He died at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, aged 79. He was survived by his wife, Elizabeth.4,10|
|Death Reg||12 Mar 2001||His death was registered by his wife, Elizabeth McNicoll Chalmers, in Kirkcaldy.4|
|Cremation*||14 Mar 2001||James Chalmers was cremated after a memorial service at Pathhead Parish Church at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.7|
|Ashes||The ashes of James Chalmers were scattered in the garden at Pathhead Parish Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. No memorial marker was placed.7|
|Elizabeth McNicoll Martin (25 Mar 1924 - 29 Nov 2012)|
|Last Edited||18 Feb 2018|
- [S1] Birth Cert: 1922: Kirkcaldy (442),60.
- [S11] Marr Cert: 1954: Kirkcaldy (421),41.
- [S21] Death Cert: 1963: Kirkcaldy (442),75.
- [S21] Death Cert: 2001: Kirkcaldy (421),200.
- [S21] Death Cert: 1983: Cupar (417),219.
- [S66] Other Document : Annotation by minister on original Birth certificate showing baptism.
- [S99] Verbal.
- [S1] Birth Cert: 1955: Kirkcaldy (421),13.
- [S11] Marr Cert: 1977: Kirkcaldy (421),215.
- [S21] Death Cert: 2012: Kirkcaldy (421),764.
- [S21] Death Cert: 1976: Kirkcaldy (421),71.
- [S21] Death Cert: 1976: Kirkcaldy (421),571.
- [S76] Memorial Stone: Dysart Cemetery.