Barbara Fraser Leith

#72, (31 December 1912 - 1 March 2001)
Father*Thomas McIntosh Leith1,2,3
Mother*Barbara Fraser1,2,3 d. a 12 Jul 1941
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Birth*31 Dec 1912 Barbara Fraser Leith was born at 16 St Leonard's Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland.1,2,3 
31 Dec 1912 Thomas McIntosh Leith, Barbara Fraser and Barbara Fraser Leith lived at 16 St Leonard's Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland.1 
Birth Reg20 Jan 1913 Her birth was registered by Thomas McIntosh Leith, her father, in Edinburgh.1 
Residence*12 Jul 1941 Barbara Fraser Leith lived at 180 West Saville Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland.2 
Occupation12 Jul 1941 She was a book-keeper.2  
Marriage*12 Jul 1941 She married Charles Stewart Chalmers Martin, son of John Martin and Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll, at Reid Memorial Church, West Saville Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland. The marriage was solemnised by Rev. J Marshall Robertson.2,4,3 
Occupation Barbara Fraser Leith was a hotel receptionist Athol Palace Hotel, Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland.5  
Occupation*1951 She was the theatre box-office manager Festival Theatre, Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland, from the day it opened.6 
20 Feb 1954 She attended the wedding of James Chalmers and Elizabeth McNicoll Martin on 20 Feb 1954 at St John's Parish Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.7,8,9,10,11
Retirement*1970 Barbara Fraser Leith 'retired' from the Festival Theatre, Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland.6 
Occupation1974 She was lured back to the Theater to assist her husband when he took on the role of box-office manager..6 
Retirement*c 1980 Charlie and Barbara both retired from the box-office at the Theatre.6 
26 Dec 1989 She was widowed on the death of her husband Charles.4 
Death*1 Mar 2001 Barbara Fraser Leith died at Barrogil (Residential Home), Cluny, Fife, Scotland, aged 88.3 
Death Reg2 Mar 2001 Her death was registered, her niece, in Glenrothes.3 
Cremation*7 Mar 2001 She was cremated at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.12,5,13 
Ashes The ashes of Barbara Fraser Leith were scattered in the grounds at Festival Theatre, Pitlochry, Perthshire, Scotland. No memorial marker was placed.12 
Num Child* She and Charles Stewart Chalmers Martin have no children.5 
Last Edited17 Feb 2018


  1. [S11] NRS Certs : B: 1913: Newington (685/5),55. Cert/transcript held
  2. [S11] NRS Certs : M: 1941: Newington (685/6),236. Cert/transcript held
  3. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 2001: Glenrothes (420),101. Cert/transcript held
  4. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 1989: Pitlochry (383),45. Cert/transcript held
  5. [S99] Personal knowledge : Mrs EM Chalmers.
  6. [S66] Other Document : Retirement article - local newspaper.
  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
  12. [S99] Personal knowledge : Mrs PE Collins.
  13. [S99] Personal knowledge : J Chalmers.