Miss Tranmer, a musician by profession, visited (and lived in) Scotland. The Glasgow Herald chess column of 7 September 1945 noted that she was a member of Edinburgh Ladies' CC and Polytechnic CC, Glasgow.
1953 While in Scotland with
the Italian Opera orchestra she gave a simultaneous display against six
opponents at Glasgow
Ladies' CC on Wednesday, November 18. She won 5 games and lost to Miss
Eileen Tranmer ─ Glasgow Ladies
Chess Club, 1953
From front to back: Mrs M. Hepburn;
Mrs R.M. Jones; Miss M. Smillie, and Miss J. Rae. The other two
are unnamed, but one of them is Miss Waterworth.
1954 At Glasgow Ladies'
Chess Club she played 12 games, winning 9 and drawing 3 with Mrs Lyon,
Mrs Steedman and Mrs Waterworth. At Edinburgh Ladies' CC she played 19
games, winning 18 and losing 1.
1955 At Glasgow Ladies' CC she won all 13 games in a simultaneous display.
Sources: BCM 1954, pp 3 and 381; Glasgow Herald chess columns.
Historian, Chess Scotland