Martha Sharp was born c 1865 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland .
As of 6 May 1889,her married name was Crawford.
Martha Sharp married Thomas Crawford on 6 May 1889 at 193 Pollok Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
By Declaration in presence of Robert Boyd, Mercantile Clerk and Sarah Sharp Dressmaker
Thomas CRAWFORD, Engine fitter, journeyman, Bachelor, 25,
175 West Portland St, Kenning Park
Parents: Thomas Crawford, Blacksmith journeyman & Jane Finlay
Martha SHARP, Dressmaker, Spinster, 24
141 Cathcast St, Glasgow
Parents: John Sharpe, Tailor Journeyman (dec) & Janet McDonegale.1,2
Martha appeared on the 1891 Census of 5 Apr 1891 141 Cathcart St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SHARP Janet, 68
SHARP Mary, 34
SHARP Sarah, 32
CRAWFORD Martha, 25, Dau, Glasgow Lanarkshire, Tailoress.3
Martha died on 29 Jul 1892 at 3 Brooklyn Place, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
Married to Thomas Crawford, Marine Engineer
At 2PM aged 27
Parents: John Sharp, Tailor (dec) & Janet McDougall
Thomas Crawford, Widower, was present when she died.1,4
Martha's cause of death on 29 Jul 1892 was from Uraemia & Parturition, 10 days; collapse
(Renal failure and childbirth.)
Children not located or researched at this stage.
Family: Martha Sharp and Thomas Crawford
- [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1889, Lanark Glasgow, Kinning Park, 644/ 140114. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), Ancestry.co.uk - 1891 - Glasgow Govan, ED 25, Page 19, Line 17. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1892 Govan Lanark, 646/ 02 0668.