Stephen DAVIS
(Abt 1772-1846)
Martha Jane EASTMAN


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William John VENN

Martha Jane EASTMAN

  • Born: 21 Aug 1843, Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, England 1
  • Christened: 1 Oct 1843, Holy Trinity, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England 1
  • Married: 5 Sep 1869, St. John, Isleworth, Middlesex, England 2
  • Died: 15 May 1922, 7 Swann St., Dunedin, New Zealand

  Research Notes:

In 1861 Martha J. Eastman (17) of Gt. Bedwin Wilts was working as a house servant in Huish Wiltshire.

In 1871 Martha Venn (27) of Bedwin Wilts, dressmaker, and husband William Venn (24) of Battersea Middx, railway porter, were living in Linkfield Lane Isleworth Middlesex. Present was son Walter (1) of Westminster Middx. Martha's sister Ellen Kingstone and her family were living next door.


New Zealand Electoral Rolls...

In 1900 Martha Jane Venn, domestic duties, and husband William John Venn, railway employee, were living in Dunback Otago.

In 1911 Martha Jane Venn, widow, was living at 122 Castle St., Dunedin.

In 1919 Martha Jane Venn, widow, was living at 7 Swan St., Dunedin.


"VENN.—On May 15, 1922, at her residence, 7 Swann Street, Dunedin, Martha Jane, relict of William John Venn, late of Dunback; in her 78th year...."

Otago Daily Times, 16 May 1922

  Marriage Information:

Martha married William John VENN, son of William VENN, on 5 Sep 1869 in St. John, Isleworth, Middlesex, England. (William John VENN was born about 1847 in Battersea, London, England and died on 7 Aug 1904 in Dunback, Otago, New Zealand, aged 58 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

William John Venn, full age, bachelor, clerk in railway, of Isleworth, son of William Venn, labourer, and
Martha Jane Eastman, 20 [sic], spinster, of Isleworth, daughter of Thomas Eastman, labourer

Married after Banns

Witnesses: John Kingstone, Ellen Kingstone


1 England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, FHL Film Number 1279362 (Martha Jane daughter of Thomas Eastman & Ann).

2 Isleworth St. John Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 58, no. 116.

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