John Martin

ID No.81, (23 January 1845 - 26 December 1919)
Father*Peter Martin1,2,3 d. b 22 Nov 1872
Mother*Anne Pearson1,2,3 b. 18 Nov 1819
Relationship2nd great-grandfather of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers
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Ancestor Chart for Pat
Descendent Chart for Peter Martin
BirthIlleg*23 Jan 1845 John Martin was born in Lornty, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland. (an unknown value.)1,2,4,5,3 
Occupation5 Oct 1870 He was a post-boy.6  
Birth Reg
19 Oct 1870 He registered the birth of John Martin, his son, in Blairgowrie. The certificate notes that his son was born out of wedlock, and is also signed by the mother, Margaret Reid.6 
Occupation22 Nov 1872 John Martin was a baker.2  
Residence*22 Nov 1872 He lived at Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.2 
Marriage*22 Nov 1872 He married Margaret Reid, daughter of Andrew Reid and Margaret Dick, in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.2,7,8,4,9,10,5,11,12,13,3,14 
Occupation19 Dec 1872 John Martin was a labourer.7  
Residence19 Dec 1872 John Martin, Margaret Reid and Alexander Martin lived at John Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.7 
Birth Reg
25 Dec 1872 He registered the birth of Alexander Martin, his son, in Blairgowrie.7 
Occupation14 Jan 1875 John Martin was a labourer.8  
Residence*14 Jan 1875 John Martin, Margaret Reid and Jessie Ann McGregor Martin lived at 24 John Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.8 
Birth Reg
16 Jan 1875 He registered the birth of Jessie Ann McGregor Martin, his daughter, in Blairgowrie.8 
Occupation3 Apr 1881 John Martin was a general labourer.4  
Census 1881*3 Apr 1881 The 1881 UK Census enumerated John Martin as Head of household.4 
Occupation10 Dec 1884 He was a labourer.9  
Residence10 Dec 1884 John Martin, Margaret Reid and Elizabeth Martin lived at 10 Perth Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.9 
10 Dec 1884 John Martin was present at the birth of Elizabeth Martin in 10 Perth Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.9,5 
Birth Reg
25 Dec 1884 He registered the birth of Elizabeth Martin, his daughter, in Blairgowrie.9 
Occupation28 Apr 1887 John Martin was a labourer.10  
Residence28 Apr 1887 John Martin, Margaret Reid and William Lawson Martin lived at Bankhead, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.10 
28 Apr 1887 John Martin was present at the birth of William Lawson Martin in Bankhead, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.10,5,15 
Birth Reg
18 May 1887 He registered the birth of William Lawson Martin, his son, in Blairgowrie.10 
Census 1891*5 Apr 1891 The 1891 UK Census enumerated John Martin as Head of household.5 
Occupation5 Apr 1891 He was a general labourer.5  
Occupation*4 Dec 1891 He was a general labourer.11  
Occupation21 Jun 1895 He was a labourer.12  
Occupation He was a coachman.15  
Death Reg
16 Jan 1906 He registered the death of Margaret Martin, his wife, in Blairgowrie.13 
16 Jan 1906 John Martin became a widower on the death of his wife Margaret.13 
Death*26 Dec 1919 John Martin died at The Cottage Home, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland, aged 74.3 
Death Reg26 Dec 1919 His death was registered by John Martin, his son, in Blairgowrie.3 
Burial*29 Dec 1919 John Martin was buried in Plot E117, Blairgowrie Cemetery, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.16 


Margaret Reid (c 1849 - 16 Jan 1906)
Last Edited15 Apr 2021


  1. [S11] NRS Cert : B: 1845: Blairgowrie (335),0040-0178. Cert/transcript held
  2. [S11] NRS Cert : M: 1872: Blairgowrie (335),18. Cert/transcript held
  3. [S11] NRS Cert : D: 1919: Blairgowrie (335),69. Cert/transcript held
  4. [S42] Census UK : 1881: 335,5,11 sch:66.Cert/transcript held
  5. [S14] Census : C: 1891: 335,6,14/15, sch: 94.Cert/transcript held
  6. [S11] NRS Cert : B: 1870: Blairgowrie (335),123. Cert/transcript held
  7. [S11] NRS Cert : B: 1872: Blairgowrie (335),135. Cert/transcript held
  8. [S11] NRS Cert : B: 1875: Blairgowrie (335),7. Cert/transcript held
  9. [S11] NRS Cert : B: 1884: Blairgowrie (335),122. Cert/transcript held
  10. [S11] NRS Cert : B: 1887: Blairgowrie (335),44. Cert/transcript held
  11. [S11] NRS Cert : M: 1891: Rattray (389),11. Cert/transcript held
  12. [S11] NRS Cert : M: 1895: Blairgowrie (335),15. Cert/transcript held
  13. [S11] NRS Cert : D: 1906: Blairgowrie (335),2. Cert/transcript held
  14. [S11] NRS Cert : D: 1940: Blairgowrie (335),76. Cert/transcript held
  15. [S11] NRS Cert : D: 1929: Buckhaven (459/2),196. Cert/transcript held
  16. [S52] Local Record : Council Offices, Blairgowrie.