John Martin

ID No.95, (31 December 1896 - 1 February 1957)
John Martin
Father*John Martin1,2,3 b. 5 Oct 1870, d. 6 Nov 1940
Mother*Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll1,2,3 b. 21 May 1871, d. 24 Sep 1955
RelationshipGrandfather of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers
on charts:
Ancestor Chart for Pat
Descendent Chart for Peter Martin
Descendent Chart for James McNicoll
Descendent Chart for David Todd
Descendent Chart for John Kerr
Birth*31 Dec 1896 John Martin was born in Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland.1,2,3,4 
31 Dec 1896 John Martin, Elizabeth Swanson McNicoll and John Martin lived at Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland.1 
Birth Reg15 Jan 1897 His birth was registered in Rattray by his father, John Martin.1 
Baptism21 Feb 1897 John Martin was baptised in Rattray Free Church, Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland.5 
Residence*10 Sep 1920 He lived at 92 High Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.2 
Occupation*10 Sep 1920 He was a shoemaker.2  
Marriage*10 Sep 1920 He married Johanna Kerr Todd, daughter of James Todd and Maggie Kerr, in 94 Links Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.2,6,7,8,3,9,10,11,4 
Residence7 Nov 1920 John Martin, Johanna Kerr Todd and Margaret Kerr Martin lived at 2 Methilhill, Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.6 
Birth Reg
20 Nov 1920 He registered the birth of his daughter, Margaret Kerr, in Buckhaven.6 
25 Mar 1924 John Martin was present at the birth of Elizabeth McNicoll Martin in 99 High Street, Dysart, Fife, Scotland.7,8,11 
Occupation25 Mar 1924 John Martin was a floorcloth worker.7  
Residence*25 Mar 1924 John Martin, Johanna Kerr Todd and Elizabeth McNicoll Martin lived at 99 High Street, Dysart, Fife, Scotland.7 
Birth Reg
8 Apr 1924 He registered the birth of his daughter, Elizabeth McNicoll, in Dysart.7 
12 Jul 1941 John Martin attended the marriage of Charles Stewart Chalmers Martin and Barbara Fraser Leith in Reid Memorial Church, West Saville Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland.12,13,14 
Residence12 Jul 1941 John Martin lived at 21 Mill Street, Kinross, Fife, Scotland.12 
Anecdote* Co-founders of Dysart Scout Troop.15
Occupationc 1954 He was a caretaker Adam Smith Halls, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.15  
Occupation20 Feb 1954 He was a probation officer.8,11  
Death*1 Feb 1957 He died at Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland, aged 60. He was survived by his wife, Johanna.3,4 
Death Reg2 Feb 1957 His death was registered by his daughter, Elizabeth McNicoll Chalmers, in Edinburgh.3 
Burial*5 Feb 1957 John Martin was buried in Sect.C, Plot 330, Hayfield Cemetery, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.16 
Memorial A gravestone to the memory of John Martin is located Sect.C, Plot 330, Hayfield Cemetery, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland.4 


Johanna Kerr Todd (25 Jan 1894 - 28 Feb 1981)
Last Edited11 Jan 2017


  1. [S1] Birth Cert: 1897: Rattray (389),2.
  2. [S11] Marr Cert: 1920: Kirkcaldy (442),271.
  3. [S21] Death Cert: 1957: George Sq. (685/5),199.
  4. [S76] Memorial Stone: Kirkcaldy, Hayfield Cemetery, Sect.C, Row 5R, No.1.
  5. [S66] Other Document : Annotation by minister on original Birth certificate showing baptism.
  6. [S1] Birth Cert: 1920: Buckhaven (459/2),582.
  7. [S1] Birth Cert: 1924: Dysart (426),33.
  8. [S11] Marr Cert: 1954: Kirkcaldy (421),41.
  9. [S21] Death Cert: 1981: Kirkcaldy (421),135.
  10. [S21] Death Cert: 2009: Kirkcaldy (421),487.
  11. [S21] Death Cert: 2012: Kirkcaldy (421),764.
  12. [S11] Marr Cert: 1941: Newington (685/6),236.
  13. [S21] Death Cert: 1989: Pitlochry (383),45.
  14. [S21] Death Cert: 2001: Glenrothes (420),101.
  15. [S99] Verbal.
  16. [S62] Local Record: Crematorium Office, Kirkcaldy.