Elizabeth McNicoll Martin

ID No.91, (25 March 1924 - 29 November 2012)
Betty Chalmers
(née Martin)
(Aug 1987)
Father*John Martin1,2,3,4 b. 31 Dec 1896, d. 1 Feb 1957
Mother*Johanna Kerr Todd1,2,4 b. 25 Jan 1894, d. 28 Feb 1981
RelationshipMother of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers
Appears
on charts:
Ancestor Chart for Pat
Descendent Chart for James Chalmers
Descendent Chart for George Aitken
Descendent Chart for Thomas Sharp
Descendent Chart for William Ness
Descendent Chart for Peter Martin
Descendent Chart for James McNicoll
Descendent Chart for David Todd
Descendent Chart for John Kerr
Nickname Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was usually known as Betty.5,6 
Birth*25 Mar 1924 She was born in 99 High Street, Dysart, Fife, Scotland.1,2,4 
Residence
(Resident)
25 Mar 1924 John Martin, Johanna Kerr Todd and Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 99 High Street, Dysart, Fife, Scotland.1 
Birth Reg8 Apr 1924 Her birth was registered by John Martin, her father, in Dysart.1 
Baptism21 May 1924 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was baptised in St Serf's Church, Dysart, Fife, Scotland.7 
Occupation4 Sep 1939 She started work as an electrician's clerk in Littlejohn's Electricians, Kirk Wynd, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
OccupationApr 1940 She became a clerkess with George Halley & Co (Dyers), Nicol Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
Military*WW2  During the war years, she served as a telephonist with the ARP (later Civil Defence Corps.)5 
Marriage*20 Feb 1954 She married James Chalmers, son of John Chalmers and Rachel Forrester Inglis Sharp, in St John's Parish Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. The marriage was solemnised by Rev. Frederick Angus Simpson.2,8,9,10,4
Residence*20 Feb 1954 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 13 Grieve Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.2 
Occupation*20 Aug 1954 She became a clerkess/typist with Registrar of Births Marriages and Deaths, Dunnikier Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.2,5 
Residence*3 Jan 1955 James Chalmers and Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 41 Viceroy Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.8 
Residence2 Feb 1957 She lived at 41 Viceroy Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.3 
Death Reg
(Informant)
2 Feb 1957 She registered the death of John Martin, her father, in Edinburgh.3 
Residence1 Sep 1960 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 41 Viceroy Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.11 
Death Reg
(Informant)
1 Sep 1960 She registered the death of Maggie Kerr Todd, her aunt, in Cupar.11 
Anecdote* Between 1966 and 1985, she taught Scottish Country Dancing at Pathhead Parish Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.5 
Cremation
(Witness)
7 Mar 2001 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the cremation of Barbara Fraser Leith at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.12,5,13 
Death
(Survivor)
9 Mar 2001 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was widowed on the death of her husband James.10,4 
Death Reg
(Informant)
12 Mar 2001 She registered the death of James Chalmers, her husband, in Kirkcaldy.10 
Residence12 Mar 2001 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 39 Rutherford Court, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.10 
Cremation
(Witness)
14 Mar 2001 She was present at the cremation of James Chalmers at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.6 
Ashes
(Witness)
 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the scattering of the ashes of James Chalmers in the garden, Pathhead Parish Church, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.6 
Cremation
(Witness)
1 Feb 2006 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the cremation of John Alfred Collins at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.6
Death Reg
(Informant)
5 Aug 2009 She registered the death of Margaret Kerr Martin, her sister, in Kirkcaldy.14 
Cremation
(Witness)
10 Aug 2009 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the cremation of Margaret Kerr Martin at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.6 
Ashes
(Witness)
28 Sep 2009 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the scattering of the ashes of Margaret Kerr Martin in the grounds, Dysart Parish Church, Dysart, Fife, Scotland.5,12,15 
Cremation
(Witness)
2 Sep 2010 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the cremation of Jane Richardson at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.12,5 
Ashes
(Witness)
7 Oct 2010 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin was present at the interring of the ashes of Margaret Hope Martin in Sect.27, Plot 121, Scoonie Cemetery, Leven, Fife, Scotland.16,5,12,15,17
Residenceb 29 Nov 2012 Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 39 Rutherford Court, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.4 
Death*29 Nov 2012 She died at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, aged 88.4,18 
Death Reg7 Dec 2012 Her death was registered, her daughter, in Kirkcaldy.4 
Cremation*11 Dec 2012 She was cremated at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, after a memorial service at Pathhead Parish Church.6,12 
Ashes5 Mar 2013 The ashes of Elizabeth McNicoll Chalmers were interred alongside her father in Sect.C, Plot 330 at Hayfield Cemetery, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.6 
Memorial A gravestone to the memory of Elizabeth McNicoll Martin is located Sect.C, Plot 330, Hayfield Cemetery, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.18 
Last Edited20 Jul 2022

Citations

  1. [S11] NRS Certs : B: 1924: Dysart (426),33. Cert/transcript held
  2. [S11] NRS Certs : M: 1954: Kirkcaldy (421),41. Cert/transcript held
  3. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 1957: George Sq. (685/5),199. Cert/transcript held
  4. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 2012: Kirkcaldy (421),764. Cert/transcript held
  5. [S99] Verbal : Mrs EM Chalmers.
  6. [S99] Verbal : T Collins.
  7. [S64] Other Document : Annotation by minister on original Birth certificate showing baptism.
  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: 1960: Cupar (420),185. Cert/transcript held
  12. [S99] Verbal : Mrs PE Collins.
  13. [S99] Verbal : J Chalmers.
  14. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 2009: Kirkcaldy (421),487. Cert/transcript held
  15. [S99] Verbal : KI Collins.
  16. [S99] Verbal : NJ Scott.
  17. [S64] Other Document : Order of Service at funeral.
  18. [S76] Memorial Stone : Kirkcaldy, Hayfield Cemetery, Sect.C, Row 5R, No.1.