Martha McCord, 18871957 (aged 69 years)

Name
Martha McCord
Given names
Martha
Surname
McCord
Married name
Martha McMaster
Birth June 26, 1887 58 33
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

Text:

Martha McCord, born 26 Jun 1887 at 4 p.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Daughter of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 8 Apr 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord, his X mark, father, present

Birth of a sisterCatherine McCord
December 27, 1888 (aged 1 year)
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

Text:

Catherine McCord born 27 Dec 1888 0.36 a.m. at Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Daughter of William McCord a coal miner and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 15 Mar 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

James McCord, born 27 Dec 1888 0.35 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Son of William McCord a coal miner and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 15 Mar 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

Birth of a brotherJames McCord
December 27, 1888 (aged 1 year)
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

Text:

Catherine McCord born 27 Dec 1888 0.36 a.m. at Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Daughter of William McCord a coal miner and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 15 Mar 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

James McCord, born 27 Dec 1888 0.35 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Son of William McCord a coal miner and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 15 Mar 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord his X mark, father, present

Death of a sisterCatherine McCord
September 19, 1889 (aged 2 years)
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

Text:

Catherine McCord, died 19 Sep 1889 at 2 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse aged 8 months Daughter of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat Cause of death bronchio pneumonia Informant William McCord, his X mark, father, present

Death of a half-sisterJane McCord
October 17, 1889 (aged 2 years)
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

Text:

Jane Muir married to John Thomas Muir a coal miner died 17 Oct 1889 at 0h. 20m. a.m. at Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Age 31 years Daughter of John McCord a coal miner and Jane McCord M.S. Stirling, deceased Cause of death necrosis of Femur, Amyloid Kidney, Bedsore Informant, John T. Muir father [sic], present

Birth of a brotherJohn McCord
October 14, 18909.05 p.m. (aged 3 years)
Text:

John McCord born 14th October 1890 at 9.05 p.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Son of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat. married 8 April 1870 in Ireland Informant William McCord, father, who made his X mark

Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Moffat
February 16, 1891 (aged 3 years) Age: 74
Note:

Name recorded as Moffet. Robert's will was proved at Belfast by Robert Moffet (Jr) of Cloneytrace and Alexander Crawford of Glenocum said County Farmers the Executors: date of grant - 1 Feb 1893 Effects: £204 Registry: Belfast.

Death of a paternal grandmotherJane Montgomery
April 19, 1891 (aged 3 years)
Note:

Name: Jane M'Cord Registration district: Ballymena Record type: DEATHS Registration date - quarter and year: Apr - Jun 1891 Estimated birth year: 1802 Age: 89 Volume: i

Census 1891 (aged 3 years)
Note:

Name: Martha McCord Age: 3 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888 Relationship: Daur (Daughter) Father's Name: William Mother's Name: Margaret Gender: Female Where born: Fauldhouse, Linlithgow: Registration Number: 673/2 Registration district: Fauldhouse Civil Parish: Whitburn County: West Lothian Address: Greenburn ED: 5 Household schedule number: 108 Line: 4 Roll: CSSCT1891_328 Household Members: Name Age William McCord 40 Margaret McCord 37 Maggie McCord 15 Bella McCord 13 Robert McCord 11 Willie McCord 9 Samuel McCord 7 Alexander McCord 5 Martha McCord 3 James McCord 2

Birth of a sisterAnnie McCord
August 12, 1892 (aged 5 years)
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

Text:

Annie McCord born 12 Aug 1892 at 4.55 a.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Daughter of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married Mar 5 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord, his X mark, father, present

Census March 31, 1901 (aged 13 years)
Citation details:

Civil Parish of Whitburn, Parish of Fauldhouse

Text:

At Greenburn: William McCord, head, married, 73, a retired general labourer, born Ireland Margaret McCord, wife, married, 47, born Ireland Robert McCord, son, single, [age obscured] coalminer - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse William McCord, son, single, 29, coal miner - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel McCord, son, single, 27, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Alexander McCord, son, 15, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Martha McCord, daughter, 13, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse James McCord, son, 12, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse John McCord, son, 10, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Annie McCord, daughter, [age obscured], scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel B McCord, grandson, [age obscured], born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Sarah Weir, granddaughter, [age obscured], formerly dairymaid, born Lanarkshire, Bothwell David F. Weir, great-grandson, born Lanarkshire Bothwell Samuel Davidson, single [age obscured], boarder, boal miner - hewer, born Ireland

Religious marriageMatthew McMasterView this family
July 1, 1904 (aged 17 years)
Text:

Married 1 Jul 1904 at Greenburn Faouldhouse After banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland. Matthew McMaster coal miner 20, father Rober McMaster labourer and mother Agnes McMaster nee Sands. Martha McCord domestic servant aged 17, father William McCord labourer and mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat. Alex McCord and William Farrar witnesses. Registered July 2 1904 D. Maxwell Registrar.

Birth of a son
#1
William McCord McMaster
October 4, 1904 (aged 17 years)
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

Text:

William McCord McMaster born 4 Oct 1904 at 9h. 55m. p.m. at Greenburn, District of Fauldhouse Son of Matthew McMaster a coal miner and Martha McMaster M.S. McCord who were married 1 Jul 1904 at Fauldhouse Informant Matthew McMaster, father

Birth of a daughter
#2
Margaret Moffat McMaster Peggy
November 13, 1905 (aged 18 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Matthew Sands McMaster
June 2, 1907 (aged 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Agnes Sands McMaster
October 4, 1908 (aged 21 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAgnes Nancy Currie
March 17, 1909 (aged 21 years) Age: 92
Birth of a daughter
#5
Martha McCord McMaster
1915 (aged 27 years)
Note: 1915 MCMASTER MARTHA MCCORD F FAULDHOUSE /WEST LOTHIAN 673/02 0155
Birth of a daughter
#6
Anna May McCord McMaster
March 1918 (aged 30 years)

Death of a motherMargaret M. Moffat
March 22, 1919 (aged 31 years)
Text:

Margaret McCord, married to William McCord coal miner. Cause of death Carcinoma Uteri Exhaustion. Father Robert Moffat (deceased) farmer, mother Agnes Moffat nee Currie? deceased. Certified by Robert Gilchrist M.B. Ch. B. James Hair cousin (Post Office Fauldhouse) informant. Registered at Fauldhouse Mar 29 1819 by J. Reyner.

Death of a fatherWilliam McCord
July 17, 1919 (aged 32 years)
Text:

William McCord coal miner retired, widowed, 91 years. Father Samuel McCord farm labourer (deceased). Mother J-e McCord Nee Montgomery (deceased). Certified by Robert Gilchrist M.B. Ch. B. Robert McCord, son, informant. Registered 18 July 1919 at Fauldhouse. J. Reyner Registrar. Cause of death senile decay

Birth of a daughter
#7
Ruth McMaster
December 10, 1923 (aged 36 years)
Death of a sisterAgnes McCord Aggie
July 7, 1941 (aged 54 years)
Text:

Cardiac Failure (? years), Post-operative pulmonary congestion (3 days), Strangulated Femoral Hernia (7 days). At the Royal Infirmary. Age: 69 Agnes Davidson widow of William Davidson general labourer. Usual residence Main Street Longridge. Father William McCord deceased, mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat deceased. Certified by J. B. Binns. Informant William Davidson son, 6 Northfield Crescent, Longridge. Registered 8 July 1941 V. Kennedy assistant Registrar.

Citation details:

West Lothian Courier - Friday 18 July 1941

Text:

DAVIDSON - At Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, on 7th July 1941, Agnes McCord, wife of the late William Davidson, Longridge.

Death of a brotherWilliam McCord Willie
November 29, 1947 (aged 60 years)
Cause: Cerebral Thrombosis
Text:

Died age 66, William McCord coal miner (retired) married to Williamina Farrar. Father William McCord labourer (deceased), mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat (deceased). Certified by P. Franser M.B. Ch. B. Informant Joseph McCord son of Blackfaulds, Fauldhouse. Registered Nov 28 1947 at Fauldhouse, William Russell Registrar.

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West Lothian Courier - Friday 06 February 1959

Text:

MCCORD - In loving memory of our dear mother and grandmother, Williamina McCord, who died 13th February 1958; also our dear dad William McCord died November 1947. A face that is ever before us, A voice that we cannot forget, A smile that will live forever, In our memories we see you yet. Inserted by family and grandchildren

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West Lothian Courier - Friday 05 December 1947

Text:

McCORD. - At Rowantree Cottages Greenburn, Fauldhouse, on 29th November 1947, William McCord, in his 67th year, beloved husband of Williamina Farrar. Always thoughtful, always kind, treasured memories left behind.

Death of a sisterMargaret Henderson McCord Maggie
April 15, 1950 (aged 62 years)
Text:

Age: 74 Margaret Henderson McCord married to Peter Caldwell coal miner retired. Father William McCord deceased. Mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat. Certified by W. B. Nelson M.B. Ch. B. Peter Caldwell widower present. Registered April 15 1950 at Fauldhouse. William Russell Registrar. Chronic Myocarditis, Chronic Bronchitis

Death of a sisterIsabella McCord Bella
August 11, 1950 (aged 63 years)
Text:

Age:73 Widow of Bernhard Jansen glass blower. Father William McCord general labourer (deceased) mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat (deceased). Seen after death by Douglas Kerr MB. Informant Eric Jansen son 16 Kings Road Portobello. Registered Edinburgh 14 Aug 1950 Frank Gray Assistant registrar. Died at 10 Kings Road, Cause of death apparently hyperpiesia.

Death of a husbandMatthew McMaster
June 21, 1951 (aged 63 years)
Citation details:

West Lothian Courier - Friday 29 June 1951

Text:

McMASTER - At 107 Barton Terrace, Fauldhouse, on 21st June 1951, Matthew McMaster, aged 68 years, beloved husband of Martha McCord.

Note: The death was registered by William McCord McMaster who was Matthew and Martha's eldest child.
Emigration August 24, 1954 (aged 67 years)
Text:

Martha emigrated to Australia on P&O ship 'Strathmore'? departing Great Britain on 24 August 1954. She came to Australia with Samuel Moffat McCord who had taken a holiday in Scotland (from Australia) to visit with relatives.

Death of a sisterAnnie McCord
June 13, 1955 (aged 67 years)
Text:

At 66 Barton Terrace Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland Annie McBride married to John McBride coal miner, storekeeper. Father William McCord labourer (decesased). Mother Margaret McCord (deceased). Certified by W. B. Nelson M.B. Ch. B. John Sim son-in-law 5 Braeside Terrace Fauldhouse present. Registered 13 June at Fauldhouse. William Russell Registrar. Cause of death Cerebral Thrombosis.

Death of a brotherRobert McCord
January 11, 1957 (aged 69 years)
Text:

At 45 Greenwell Street. Robert McCord Retired coal miner of 77 years and widower of Mary Jane Alexander. Usual residence Rowantree Cottage Greenburn, Fauldhouse. Father William McCord deceased. Mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat deceased. John Hamilton son in law, 8 Rashiehill Crescent Breich, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland present. Registered 11 January 1957 Fauldhouse by Alexander Stern. Chronic Myocarditis Pneumoconiasis as certified by P. Fraser MB CLB.

Death 1957 (aged 69 years)
Burial June 25, 1957 (aged 69 years)
Text:

McMASTER Martha Funeral notice 25 JUN 1957 Funeral Newcastle Herald 25 JUN 1957

Family with parents
father
18281919
Birth: July 17, 1828 27 26Rathkenny, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: July 17, 1919Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
mother
18541919
Birth: about 1854 37 37Ballymena, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: March 22, 1919Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Marriage
Marriage: April 8, 1871Kirkinriola, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
11 months
elder sister
McCord, Agnes (1872-1941)
18721941
Birth: March 11, 1872 43 18Broughshane, Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland
Death: July 7, 1941Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 years
elder sister
18751950
Birth: June 11, 1875 46 21Levenseat, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: April 15, 1950Store Brae, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 years
elder sister
18771950
Birth: May 17, 1877 48 23Levenseat, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: August 11, 1950Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 years
elder brother
McCord, Robert (1879-1957)
18791957
Birth: September 20, 1879 51 25Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: January 11, 1957Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
21 months
elder brother
McCord, William (1881-1947)
18811947
Birth: June 20, 1881 52 27Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: November 29, 1947Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
23 months
elder brother
McCord, Samuel Moffat (1883-1958)
18831958
Birth: April 28, 1883 54 29Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: May 8, 1958Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder brother
18851960
Birth: July 21, 1885 57 31Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1960Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
2 years
herself
18871957
Birth: June 26, 1887 58 33Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1957Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
18 months
younger sister
18881889
Birth: December 27, 1888 60 34Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: September 19, 1889Fauldhouse, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
0 months
younger brother
18881961
Birth: December 27, 1888 60 34Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1961Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
22 months
younger brother
McCord, John (1890-1972)
18901972
Birth: October 14, 1890 62 36Greenburn, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: March 21, 1972Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
22 months
younger sister
18921955
Birth: August 12, 1892 64 38Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: June 13, 1955Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Father’s family with Jane Stirling
father
18281919
Birth: July 17, 1828 27 26Rathkenny, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: July 17, 1919Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
step-mother
18281865
Birth: about 1828Ireland
Death: about 1865Ireland
Marriage
Marriage: October 28, 1854Newtown Crommelin, Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
2 years
half-sister
18561881
Birth: about 1856 27 28Ireland
Death: November 4, 1881Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 years
half-sister
18581889
Birth: about 1858 29 30
Death: October 17, 1889Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Family with Matthew McMaster
husband
18841951
Birth: 1884 33 25Ireland
Death: June 21, 1951Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
herself
18871957
Birth: June 26, 1887 58 33Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1957Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: July 1, 1904Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 months
son
19041966
Birth: October 4, 1904 20 17Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1966Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
14 months
daughter
19051999
Birth: November 13, 1905 21 18Greenhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: September 29, 1999Bathgate, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
19 months
son
19071984
Birth: June 2, 1907 23 19Greenburn, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1984Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
16 months
daughter
19081976
Birth: October 4, 1908 24 21Crofthead, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1976Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
7 years
daughter
19151985
Birth: 1915 31 27Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1985Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 years
daughter
6 years
daughter
McMaster, Ruth (1923-2003) taken 1951 on arrival in Australia
19232003
Birth: December 10, 1923 39 36Greenburn, Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 2003
BirthGeneral Register Office for Scotland. Scotland's People. Register of Statutory Births [Database Online]
Citation details:

District of Fauldhouse, county of Linlithgow

Text:

Martha McCord, born 26 Jun 1887 at 4 p.m. Greenburn District of Fauldhouse Daughter of William McCord a labourer and Margaret McCord M.S. Moffat married 8 Apr 1871 Ireland Informant William McCord, his X mark, father, present

CensusWebsite - Scotland Census 5 Apr 1891
CensusGeneral Register Office for Scotland. Scotland's People. Census 1901 [Database Online]
Citation details:

Civil Parish of Whitburn, Parish of Fauldhouse

Text:

At Greenburn: William McCord, head, married, 73, a retired general labourer, born Ireland Margaret McCord, wife, married, 47, born Ireland Robert McCord, son, single, [age obscured] coalminer - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse William McCord, son, single, 29, coal miner - hewer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel McCord, son, single, 27, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Alexander McCord, son, 15, coal miner - drawer, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Martha McCord, daughter, 13, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse James McCord, son, 12, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse John McCord, son, 10, scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Annie McCord, daughter, [age obscured], scholar, born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Samuel B McCord, grandson, [age obscured], born Linlithgowshire, Fauldhouse Sarah Weir, granddaughter, [age obscured], formerly dairymaid, born Lanarkshire, Bothwell David F. Weir, great-grandson, born Lanarkshire Bothwell Samuel Davidson, single [age obscured], boarder, boal miner - hewer, born Ireland

MarriageGeneral Register Office for Scotland. Scotland's People. Register of Statutory Marriages [Database Online]
Text:

Married 1 Jul 1904 at Greenburn Faouldhouse After banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland. Matthew McMaster coal miner 20, father Rober McMaster labourer and mother Agnes McMaster nee Sands. Martha McCord domestic servant aged 17, father William McCord labourer and mother Margaret McCord nee Moffat. Alex McCord and William Farrar witnesses. Registered July 2 1904 D. Maxwell Registrar.

EmigrationPurnell, Marion (editor)
Text:

Martha emigrated to Australia on P&O ship 'Strathmore'? departing Great Britain on 24 August 1954. She came to Australia with Samuel Moffat McCord who had taken a holiday in Scotland (from Australia) to visit with relatives.

DeathNew South Wales. Department of Justice and Attorney General. NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages. [data-base on-line]. Sydney: the Registry.
BurialThe Ryerson index to contemporary death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers. [datatase on-line]. n.p., Ryerson Index Inc.
Text:

McMASTER Martha Funeral notice 25 JUN 1957 Funeral Newcastle Herald 25 JUN 1957

SourceGeneral Register Office for Scotland. Scotland's People. Register of Statutory Births [Database Online]
Text:

William McCord his x mark father present. D. Maxwell Registrar Witness.

Census

Name: Martha McCord Age: 3 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888 Relationship: Daur (Daughter) Father's Name: William Mother's Name: Margaret Gender: Female Where born: Fauldhouse, Linlithgow: Registration Number: 673/2 Registration district: Fauldhouse Civil Parish: Whitburn County: West Lothian Address: Greenburn ED: 5 Household schedule number: 108 Line: 4 Roll: CSSCT1891_328 Household Members: Name Age William McCord 40 Margaret McCord 37 Maggie McCord 15 Bella McCord 13 Robert McCord 11 Willie McCord 9 Samuel McCord 7 Alexander McCord 5 Martha McCord 3 James McCord 2