James Martin

James Martin (1889 - 1963)

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James Martin
Born in Conlig, Bangor, County Down, Irelandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 16 Aug 1912 in Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Died in Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
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Profile last modified 29 Aug 2019 | Created 24 Aug 2019 | Last significant change: 29 Aug 2019
05:44: Graeme Olney edited the Birth Place for James Martin (1889-1963). (Adjusted Place Name/s to fit with Database/Profile/Spelling conventions (Corrected for time period - Not Nthn Ireland before 1921)) [Thank Graeme for this]
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Biography

James was born at Conlig. He is the youngest known child of Robert and Sarah. His birth was registered by his mother.

At the time of the 1901 Census James was residing with his mother aged 11 yrs, a Scholar he could read and write and his birthplace was confirmed as Conlig.

James migrated to Scotland some time prior to 1912 when he married Maggie Conway. James signed the Ulster Covenent in 1912 and at the time gave his residence as Alexandra Place, Kilwinning, Ayrshire - he also cited W. John Baillie 151 Bellevue St, Belfast. It is believed that his two brothers were also living in Scotland at this time and that they also signed the covenent:

  • Martin James Alexandra Road Kilwinning, Ayrshire Scotland: Ayrshire: North Ayrshire Conservative club Burns, Patrick
  • Mr Martin John 12 Main Street Stevenstown, Ayrshire Scotland: Ayrshire: North Ayrshire Conservative club Burns, Patrick
  • Mr Martin Robert Garden Square Scotland: Ayrshire: North Ayrshire Conservative club Burns, Patrick

The Martin's lived at Seaview in Glencairn St, Stevenston for many years and were living here at the time of the birth of their grand-daughter, Caroline.

Jim died at 73 years of age at his home at 6 Adeer Place, Stevenston of Atherosolerosis and Acute Coronary Antery Occlusion. The informant was his daughter, Sarah Catt. He is buried in an unmarked grave at The Kirk burial ground in Stevenston.

Sources

  • Birth Certificate, Registry of BDM, Northern Ireland
  • Ireland, Census, 1901, National Archives of Ireland
  • Ulster Covenant, 1911
  • Marriage Certificate, GRO, Scotland
  • Death Certificate, GRO, Scotland


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James Martin and Margaret Jane Conway
James Martin and Margaret Jane Conway

James and Maggie Martin with their children.
James and Maggie Martin with their children.

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