George Frederick MARTIN

Father: James Henry MARTIN
Mother: Maria Louisa WEBB

Family 1: Grace PRICE
  1. Alice Louisa Grace MARTIN
  2. Henry Gilbert MARTIN
  3. George Claverly MARTIN
  4. Gerald Alymer MARTIN
  5. Ethel Florence MARTIN
  6. Maurice Bonamy MARTIN

                                           __
                                        __|__
                       _ MARTIN _______|
                      |                |   __
                      |                |__|__
 _James Henry MARTIN _|
|                     |                    __
|                     |                 __|__
|                     |_____ ____ _____|
|                                      |   __
|                                      |__|__
|
|--George Frederick MARTIN 
|
|                                          __
|                                       __|__
|                      _John WEBB _____|
|                     |                |   __
|                     |                |__|__
|_Maria Louisa WEBB __|
                      |                    __
                      |                 __|__
                      |_Mary Ann ____ _|
                                       |   __
                                       |__|__

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Notes

George came out with his parents in the Stag arriving 5 Feb 1852 aged 3. His mother died in Canterbury and his father moved to Invercargill and became a pioneer doctor there. George was befriended and tutored by Charles Gordon, brother of the General. He learnt to drive a bullock train on Wantwood Station. He was noted as a bullock driver who did not swear. He lost a leg at Wantwood and that finished his ambition to become a jockey. There were many thoroughbreds at Wantwood which was the means of his becoming a good rider. He went to NSW but did not stay there. He returned to Southland and started a stock agency Martin & Maitland. He had 18 months in the UBA which taught him to keep books. He built up a good business and sold out to the National Mortgage Co and joined that firm. He succeeded George King as Nat. Mortg. rep in Christchurch in Feb 1884. He was elected to the CJC committee in 1889. President of the Chamber of Commerce in 1889. Retired in June 1909 when his friends gave him a gold watch and 260 sovereigns. (UBA = United Bank of Australia) - ref MacDonald Dict of Cant. Biog __________________________________________________________________________ His son George married a daughter of Matthew Price, Resident Magistrate at Invercargill. He lost a leg at Hill Bros.' Croydon station and subsequently entered the National Mortgage, rising to the position of manager in Christchurch, where he died. - ref Invercargill Pioneers, F G Hall-Jones, 1946 _____________________________________________________________________________


Created on Fri Apr 12 00:11:01 1996 I300: Gerald Alymer MARTIN (9 JUL 1882 - )

Gerald Alymer MARTIN

Father: George Frederick MARTIN
Mother: Grace PRICE

Family 1: Amy PIPER


                                                                                            __
                                                             _ MARTIN _____________________|__
                            _James Henry MARTIN ____________|
                           |                                |                               __
                           |                                |_____ ____ ___________________|__
 _George Frederick MARTIN _|
|                          |                                                                __
|                          |                                 _John WEBB ___________________|__
|                          |_Maria Louisa WEBB _____________|
|                                                           |                               __
|                                                           |_Mary Ann ____ _______________|__
|
|--Gerald Alymer MARTIN 
|
|                                                                                           __
|                                                            _Matthew Guerin PRICE ________|__
|                           _Matthew PRICE _________________|
|                          |                                |                               __
|                          |                                |_Caroline (Countess) RAPHAEL _|__
|_Grace PRICE _____________|
                           |                                                                __
                           |                                 _Cornelius TRAVELLER _________|__
                           |_Elizabeth Donaldson TRAVELLER _|
                                                            |                               __
                                                            |_Elizabeth DONALDSON _________|__

INDEX

Notes

No children


Created on Fri Apr 12 00:11:01 1996 I499: Gerald Lindsay MARTIN ( - 1994)

Gerald Lindsay MARTIN

Father: George Claverly MARTIN
Mother: Ellen MATHESON

Family 1: Mary SMITH
  1. Nicola MARTIN
  2. John MARTIN
  3. Simon MARTIN

                                                                                       _ MARTIN _____________________
                                                      _James Henry MARTIN ____________|_____ ____ ___________________
                           _George Frederick MARTIN _|
                          |                          |                                 _John WEBB ___________________
                          |                          |_Maria Louisa WEBB _____________|_Mary Ann ____ _______________
 _George Claverly MARTIN _|
|                         |                                                            _Matthew Guerin PRICE ________
|                         |                           _Matthew PRICE _________________|_Caroline (Countess) RAPHAEL _
|                         |_Grace PRICE _____________|
|                                                    |                                 _Cornelius TRAVELLER _________
|                                                    |_Elizabeth Donaldson TRAVELLER _|_Elizabeth DONALDSON _________
|
|--Gerald Lindsay MARTIN 
|
|                                                                                      ______________________________
|                                                     ________________________________|______________________________
|                          __________________________|
|                         |                          |                                 ______________________________
|                         |                          |________________________________|______________________________
|_Ellen MATHESON _________|
                          |                                                            ______________________________
                          |                           ________________________________|______________________________
                          |__________________________|
                                                     |                                 ______________________________
                                                     |________________________________|______________________________

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Created on Fri Apr 12 00:11:01 1996 I40: Grace Margaret MARTIN (20 AUG 1915 - CIR 1972)

Grace Margaret MARTIN

Father: Henry Gilbert MARTIN
Mother: Frances May (Pansy) DAVISON

Family 1: Kenneth BALL
  1. Marilyn Joan BALL
  2. Patricia Anne BALL
  3. William BALL

                                                                                            _ MARTIN _____________________
                                                           _James Henry MARTIN ____________|_____ ____ ___________________
                                _George Frederick MARTIN _|
                               |                          |                                 _John WEBB ___________________
                               |                          |_Maria Louisa WEBB _____________|_Mary Ann ____ _______________
 _Henry Gilbert MARTIN ________|
|                              |                                                            _Matthew Guerin PRICE ________
|                              |                           _Matthew PRICE _________________|_Caroline (Countess) RAPHAEL _
|                              |_Grace PRICE _____________|
|                                                         |                                 _Cornelius TRAVELLER _________
|                                                         |_Elizabeth Donaldson TRAVELLER _|_Elizabeth DONALDSON _________
|
|--Grace Margaret MARTIN 
|
|                                                                                           _John DAVISON ________________
|                                                          _Francis DAVISON _______________|_Jane BENTLEY ________________
|                               _John Hawdon DAVISON _____|
|                              |                          |                                 _John HAWDON _________________
|                              |                          |_Elizabeth HAWDON ______________|_Elizabeth HUNT ______________
|_Frances May (Pansy) DAVISON _|
                               |                                                            _Robert OLIVER _______________
                               |                           _George Andrew OLIVER __________|_Hannah LEE __________________
                               |_Margaret Lee OLIVER _____|
                                                          |                                 _John YATES __________________
                                                          |_Fanny Anna YATES ______________|_Mary HAWDON _________________

INDEX


Created on Fri Apr 12 00:11:02 1996 I357: Henrietta Harriet MARTIN (5 APR 1842 - )

Henrietta Harriet MARTIN

Father: James Henry MARTIN
Mother: Maria Louisa WEBB

Family 1: William Henry ALYMER

                                           __
                                        __|__
                       _ MARTIN _______|
                      |                |   __
                      |                |__|__
 _James Henry MARTIN _|
|                     |                    __
|                     |                 __|__
|                     |_____ ____ _____|
|                                      |   __
|                                      |__|__
|
|--Henrietta Harriet MARTIN 
|
|                                          __
|                                       __|__
|                      _John WEBB _____|
|                     |                |   __
|                     |                |__|__
|_Maria Louisa WEBB __|
                      |                    __
                      |                 __|__
                      |_Mary Ann ____ _|
                                       |   __
                                       |__|__

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Created on Fri Apr 12 00:11:02 1996 I38: Henry Gilbert MARTIN (13 MAR 1878 - CIR 1960)

Henry Gilbert MARTIN

Father: George Frederick MARTIN
Mother: Grace PRICE

Family 1: Frances May (Pansy) DAVISON
  1. Margaret MARTIN
  2. Grace Margaret MARTIN
  3. Frances Aylmer MARTIN
  4. Isabel MARTIN

                                                                                            __
                                                             _ MARTIN _____________________|__
                            _James Henry MARTIN ____________|
                           |                                |                               __
                           |                                |_____ ____ ___________________|__
 _George Frederick MARTIN _|
|                          |                                                                __
|                          |                                 _John WEBB ___________________|__
|                          |_Maria Louisa WEBB _____________|
|                                                           |                               __
|                                                           |_Mary Ann ____ _______________|__
|
|--Henry Gilbert MARTIN 
|
|                                                                                           __
|                                                            _Matthew Guerin PRICE ________|__
|                           _Matthew PRICE _________________|
|                          |                                |                               __
|                          |                                |_Caroline (Countess) RAPHAEL _|__
|_Grace PRICE _____________|
                           |                                                                __
                           |                                 _Cornelius TRAVELLER _________|__
                           |_Elizabeth Donaldson TRAVELLER _|
                                                            |                               __
                                                            |_Elizabeth DONALDSON _________|__

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Notes

Denny worked at Molesworth (Tarndale) 1900-1907. Bookkeeper at St Leonards 1907-1909. Moved to manage Clarence Reserve after getting engaged to Pansy. Took over part of St Leonards called Pukeiti in 1912 after John Davison divided the farm among his children. The farm was sold in 1931 and the family moved to Christchurch. In Christchurch Denny worked for the Valuation Department and the Lands and Survey Department. _________________________________________________________________________


Created on Fri Apr 12 00:11:02 1996 I41: Isabel MARTIN (29 MAR 1921 - 13 MAR 1941)

Isabel MARTIN

Father: Henry Gilbert MARTIN
Mother: Frances May (Pansy) DAVISON


                                                                                            _ MARTIN _____________________
                                                           _James Henry MARTIN ____________|_____ ____ ___________________
                                _George Frederick MARTIN _|
                               |                          |                                 _John WEBB ___________________
                               |                          |_Maria Louisa WEBB _____________|_Mary Ann ____ _______________
 _Henry Gilbert MARTIN ________|
|                              |                                                            _Matthew Guerin PRICE ________
|                              |                           _Matthew PRICE _________________|_Caroline (Countess) RAPHAEL _
|                              |_Grace PRICE _____________|
|                                                         |                                 _Cornelius TRAVELLER _________
|                                                         |_Elizabeth Donaldson TRAVELLER _|_Elizabeth DONALDSON _________
|
|--Isabel MARTIN 
|
|                                                                                           _John DAVISON ________________
|                                                          _Francis DAVISON _______________|_Jane BENTLEY ________________
|                               _John Hawdon DAVISON _____|
|                              |                          |                                 _John HAWDON _________________
|                              |                          |_Elizabeth HAWDON ______________|_Elizabeth HUNT ______________
|_Frances May (Pansy) DAVISON _|
                               |                                                            _Robert OLIVER _______________
                               |                           _George Andrew OLIVER __________|_Hannah LEE __________________
                               |_Margaret Lee OLIVER _____|
                                                          |                                 _John YATES __________________
                                                          |_Fanny Anna YATES ______________|_Mary HAWDON _________________

INDEX

Notes

Died in a motor accident at Hagley Park Fendalton Road corner


Created on Fri Apr 12 00:11:02 1996 I294: James Henry MARTIN (CIR 1816 - 1 JUL 1867)

James Henry MARTIN

Father: MARTIN
Mother: ____ ____

Family 1: Maria Louisa WEBB
  1. Henrietta Harriet MARTIN
  2. George Frederick MARTIN
Family 2: Agnes WATSON

                    __
                 __|__
              __|
             |  |   __
             |  |__|__
 _ MARTIN ___|
|            |      __
|            |   __|__
|            |__|
|               |   __
|               |__|__
|
|--James Henry MARTIN 
|
|                   __
|                __|__
|             __|
|            |  |   __
|            |  |__|__
|_____ ____ _|
             |      __
             |   __|__
             |__|
                |   __
                |__|__

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Notes

Living at 15 Mill Street, Lower Town, Bridgnorth Shropshire at 1851 Census with his wife, two children 8 and 2 and two nephews 14 and 13. ______________________________________________________________________ Arrived in Akaroa on 5.2.1852 in the "Stag". His wife died in Canterbury leaving two children. He moved to Invercargill becoming a pioneer doctor there. JHM was known for conviviality. He made light of night trips through the bush. He was surgeon to the local mounted rifles and was given a military funeral in Riverton. - ref G R MacDonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biographies ________________________________________________________________________ In 1858 three doctors - Martin, McCrystal and Monckton - arrived in Invercargill. All took up bush sections in Dee Street, a veritable "Harley Street" of those days, and all were closely associated with Riverton, the principal and more populous centre of the fifties. James Henry Martin was a student in Edinburgh at the time of the Burke and Hare murders. He arrived in August and took up the present site of the Grand Hotel in Tay Street. He was married in 1861 to Agnes Watson at the residence of Robert Stuart, Edendale. He had earlier been in Riverton and in December 1859 his daughter by an earlier marriage, Henrietta Harriet, married William Henry Alymer, of Wairaki Station. Dr Martin later gravitated to Riverton, and after retiring, died in July 1867, at Justin Alymer's residence, Wairaki. - ref Invercargill Pioneers, Hall-Jones, 1946 _____________________________________________________________________________ Certain records show that Dr J H Martin had arrived by August 1858. Dr John McCrystal by October and Dr Francis A Monckton by 1859. All three gravitated to the more populous Western District until the new town grew. It was not possible for a doctor to make an adequate living solely from his profession in those days, and he was obliged to take up farming or some other work in addition. In 1859 he took up a section in the top block of Tay Street and there are accounts of a black-bearded doctor, dressed in moleskins and blue jumper, driving a bullock dray down the street, or boiling his billy by his tent on the terrace, or performing his ablutions in a bucket of water by the Puni. All three doctors took up sections in Dee Street, which so far as property was concerned became the local Harley Street. Dr Martin took up the Grand Hotel section in September, and in the following year McCrystal purchased the next (Empire Forwarding Co) and Monckton the two Club Hotel sections. Their holdings, however, were but temporary. These were bush sections, but Frisken's party must have cleared a track up De Street, for we find that by September several buildings were finished. There was some confusion: Translating Pearson's report into modern terms - Warnham bought at Millers Ltd, but put his house at the Empire Buildings; Thomas MacLean bought at the latter, but built at the Grand; Martin owned this but built at the Regent. How the problem was solved, history sayeth not. - ref Kelly of Inverkelly, Hall-Jones, 1944 _____________________________________________________________________________ In 1859 Dr J H Martin was living in Riverton, but we can hardly say that he was practising. Riverton has been for many years a whaling station, and the Maori population amounted to several hundreds: it was also the "town" for the squatters and runholders who had taken up land between the Oreti and Waiau Rivers, and as far north as Captain Howell's Fairlight station at Whakatipu. The doctor was an elderly man, probably between 60 and 70 and had come from Akaroa, where his wife had died some years before. He was rather short and thickset, a pleasant, genial old gentleman, considered rather old-fashioned in regard to his profession, but much liked. He had two children, both nearly grown up. In 1860 the daughter, who was the elder, was married to Mr Wm Aylme of Wairaki Station. There were no newspapers in existence in Southland until February 16, 1861, when the Southern News and Foveaux Strait's Herald was born: and in the [2nd] issue appears a notice, which proves that by that time J. H. Martin, [M.R.C.S.], Edinburgh, had settled in practice in Invercargill. On Aril 24, 1861 he married at Maorirura, Mataura Plains, Agnes, second daughter of Alexander Watson, carpet and tartan manufacturer, Stirlingshire, Scotland, and moved into a new residence on the section to the rear of the Schoolhouse, Tay Street. [ref Southland News May 4 1861, June 8 1861] In May 1865 the doctor returned to Riverton, and practiced there again. He was honorary surgeon to the Riverton Rifle Volunteers, and took an interest in the Riverton public school. Dr Martin, who was educated at Edinburgh, used to detail his experiences in the anatomy class at the time of the fearful Burke and Hare murders, and Dr Knox was suspected of deliberate dealings with the scoundrels who smothered various persons in order to sell their bodies for 10 pounds apiece to these anatomy rooms. In addition to these crimes, they carried out "body snatching" to such an extent that it became necessary to keep watch over person's graves for several weeks after burial. People began to disappear unaccountably, murder being suspected, but the police found themselves helpless, for the bodies of those who were missing were never found, until one day the corpse of a poor half-witted creature called "Daft Jamie" appeared upon Dr Knox's dissecting table and was recognised by the students. Careful inquiry in the Netherbow Port, off the Grassmarket, where Jamie had lodged, implicated certai women, and through them the murderers were brought to justice, and eventually hanged. Dr Knox, whose establishment was a "Private Dissecting Room", license underthe Anatomy Act of 1832, was not criminally implicated, although he received much approbrium for the part he played in the matter. We have no means of ascertaining where Dr Martin practices before coming to Invercargill, beyound that fact that he was some little time in Christchurch and Akaroa. He was very well liked, and was considered a good sport, and was popular with the up country squatters, a number of whom, including Mr Barnhill and Mr Matthew Holms, of Castle Rock, clubbed together and sent home money for a very handsome gun to be presented to Dr Martin, but before the gun arrived the doctor died at Wairaki, in the Takitimos district. Here he had retired to the Alymer Brother's Station, William Alymer being married to his only daughter. In the Southland News, July 8 1867, appears the following: - Our Riverton correspondent sends us the following account of the funeral of the late Dr James Martin: "The remains of this much respected gentleman, who for many year was a practitioner here, and of late held the position of honorary surgeon to the Volunteer Corps. were interred in the cemetry on Thursday last. The cortege left his late residence in Palmerston Street at 2pm. On arriving at the grave the Volunteers formed on one side. The funeral service was read by the Rev W. Oldham, and three volleys were fired over the grave, this being th greatest mark of respect that could be paid to a deceased member of the corps. Dr Martin was much respected by all the inhabitants of this town and the surrounding districts, and his death is much regretted by all who knew him." I the Southland News of January 25, 1868 it was stated: "A very handsome tombstone has been placed over the grave of the late Dr Martin in the Riverton cemetary. It bears the following inscription: - 'Erected as a mark of respect by the members of the Riverton Rifle Volunteer Corps. to which deceased was honorary surgeon.'" - ref Records of Early Riverton and District, 1937, The Southland Times ______________________________________________________________________________ [A CARD] J H MARTIN M.R.C.S. Edn., L.A.C.L., Surgeon, Tay Street Invercargill - ref Southland Times and Foveaux Strait's News Sat March 9th 1861 in Southland Museum (MRCS=LRCS Licentiate Royal College Surgeons) (LACL LAC London, Edn Edinburgh) _____________________________________________________________________________ Frances said that the second marriage lost the children's inheritance when his second wife turned all the assets into an annuity and went to England, spending heavily.

Electoral Roll for Wallace Jan - March 1862 Martin James Henry, Riverton, freehold (1) Sec 19 BLK LXXXIII Invercargill (2) House Palmerston Street, Riverton - ref Southern News Sat 19 April 1862 _____________________________________________________________________________ Electoral Roll for Wallace 1865-66: Martin James Henry, Riverton, Freehold & household Section 19 Block 53 Invercargill Electoral Roll for Wallace 1866-67: Martin James Henry, Riverton, House, Palmerston Street, Riverton ____________________________________________________________________________

Tuesday 17 January 1854, The Ravens came to stay for a day or two with us. ..... He tells me he has sold his Section of land near Christchurch which he bought on speculation when he first landed. He gave I think 90 pound or thereabouts for the Land Order (a 50 Acre Section). He has just sold it for 250 pounds, and Mr Wormald the Lawyer tells me that the purchaser has been offered 100 pounds for his bargain, but he means to get 500 pounds for the Section. That is the worthless land which the Times reproaches us with palming off on our Land purchasers. A propros to all those calumnies, there has been a meeting at Christchurch convened by Dr Martin, a friend of Dr Savage, for the purpose of getting up a sympathy with the anti Association Movement. [The meeting was in the White Hart, Christchurch, 16 Jan 1854, and was called to discuss the pamphlet, " The Mutual Relations between the Canterbury Association and the Purchasers of Land"] -ref The Journal of Henry Sewel 1853-7, David McIntyre 1960, Whitcoulls ______________________________________________________________________________ MARTIN Jas Henry Bridgnorth, Salop LRCS Edin 1836; LSA 1839; Medical Officer to Gaol, Infirmary, Disp., and Certifying Surg. to Factories. LRCS Licentiate Royal College Surgeons LSA Licentiate Society of Apothecaries, London -ref London and Provincial Medical Directory (1852) ______________________________________________________________________________

Could father have been Henry Martin, brother of Sir William Martin Auckland?


Created on Fri Apr 12 00:11:03 1996 I502: John MARTIN ( - )

John MARTIN

Father: Gerald Lindsay MARTIN
Mother: Mary SMITH


                                                                               _James Henry MARTIN ____________
                                                    _George Frederick MARTIN _|_Maria Louisa WEBB _____________
                          _George Claverly MARTIN _|
                         |                         |                           _Matthew PRICE _________________
                         |                         |_Grace PRICE _____________|_Elizabeth Donaldson TRAVELLER _
 _Gerald Lindsay MARTIN _|
|                        |                                                     ________________________________
|                        |                          __________________________|________________________________
|                        |_Ellen MATHESON _________|
|                                                  |                           ________________________________
|                                                  |__________________________|________________________________
|
|--John MARTIN 
|
|                                                                              ________________________________
|                                                   __________________________|________________________________
|                         _________________________|
|                        |                         |                           ________________________________
|                        |                         |__________________________|________________________________
|_Mary SMITH ____________|
                         |                                                     ________________________________
                         |                          __________________________|________________________________
                         |_________________________|
                                                   |                           ________________________________
                                                   |__________________________|________________________________

INDEX


Created on Fri Apr 12 00:11:03 1996 I497: John Claverly MARTIN ( - )

John Claverly MARTIN

Father: George Claverly MARTIN
Mother: Ellen MATHESON

Family 1: _____


                                                                                       _ MARTIN _____________________
                                                      _James Henry MARTIN ____________|_____ ____ ___________________
                           _George Frederick MARTIN _|
                          |                          |                                 _John WEBB ___________________
                          |                          |_Maria Louisa WEBB _____________|_Mary Ann ____ _______________
 _George Claverly MARTIN _|
|                         |                                                            _Matthew Guerin PRICE ________
|                         |                           _Matthew PRICE _________________|_Caroline (Countess) RAPHAEL _
|                         |_Grace PRICE _____________|
|                                                    |                                 _Cornelius TRAVELLER _________
|                                                    |_Elizabeth Donaldson TRAVELLER _|_Elizabeth DONALDSON _________
|
|--John Claverly MARTIN 
|
|                                                                                      ______________________________
|                                                     ________________________________|______________________________
|                          __________________________|
|                         |                          |                                 ______________________________
|                         |                          |________________________________|______________________________
|_Ellen MATHESON _________|
                          |                                                            ______________________________
                          |                           ________________________________|______________________________
                          |__________________________|
                                                     |                                 ______________________________
                                                     |________________________________|______________________________

INDEX


Created on Fri Apr 12 00:11:03 1996