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Martha Rattray McKane1

F, #498, b. circa 1888
Last Edited: 17 Aug 2020


Father*: William McKane2
Mother*: Mary Ann Carmichael2 d. b 10 Jul 1915
  • Birth*: Martha Rattray McKane was born circa 1888.
  • She was the daughter of William McKane and Mary Ann Carmichael.2
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Martha Rattray McKane married Robert Davidson Nicolson, son of Alexander Fairweather Nicolson and Mary Hunter McHardy, on 10 July 1915 at 10 Dura Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1915 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 168; 1915 on the tenth day of July at 10 Dura Street Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; Robert D Nicolson mechanical engineer, bachelor, 26, 177 Victoria Road Dundee, Alexander Fairweather Nicolson mechanical engineer, Mary Nicolson ms McHardy (dec); Martha R McKane, spinster, 26, 20 Dura Street Dundee, William Mc Kane powerloon tenter, Mary Ann McKane ms Carmichael (dec); signed James Boath Wood, Hannah Ogilvie Murray, Albert Edward Nicolson, witnesses; registered 1915 July 11th at Dundee signed Jas Murray registrar.2
  • Married Name: As of 10 July 1915, her married name was Nicolson.
  • (Informant) Birth: Martha Rattray McKane registered the birth of Robert Carmichael Nicolson on 25 July 1916 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; 1916 Births in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee ref 355;
    Robert Carmichael Nicolson, born 1916 July Twenty-fifth at 1h 30m PM at 37 Strathmartine Road Dundee; male parents Robert Davidson Nicolson jute mill mechanic and Martha Rattray Nicolson ms McKane who married 1915 July 9th Dundee; signed Martha R Nicolson mother; registered 1916 August 10th at Dundee signed Alex Buchan registrar.1
  • Photograph*: Robert Davidson Nicolson and Martha Rattray McKane are in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , along with Eleanor C McKane.3
    1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee
    L-R: Martha McKane Nicolson, Robert Davidson Nicolson, Eleanor McKane Brown


Robert Davidson Nicolson b. 11 Sep 1888, d. 13 Sep 1970


Robert Carmichael Nicolson b. 25 Jul 1916, d. 29 Apr 1941


  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory births 1916 Dundee St Clement 282/3 355 [Dec 2019].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1915 Dundee St Andrew 282/... 168 image held [Dec 2004].
  3. [S133] Interview with unknown informant (unknown informant address). Unknown repository (unknown repository address), CNM DGA Wedding Album [1950].