Martha Jemima Sidebottom
Martha Jemima Sidebottom
Date of Birth 20 December 1857
Place of Residence Launceston Tasmania Australia
Spouses Name Frederick Barnes
Childrens Names Frederick Sidebottom, Victoria Kathleen & Winifred Constance

This is possibly Martha Jemima Sidebottom, born on 20 Dec 1857 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, only daughter of Joe Sidebottom and Martha Jemima Knowles who were married in England in 1854.

Martha married Frederick Barnes, who is also in the Family Album, on 15 Apr 1894 at St John's Church, Launceston. At the time of her marriage she was a dressmaker.

Soon after their marriage, Martha and her husband moved to Ulverstone where their three children were born: Frederick Sidebottom, 1896-1976; Victoria Kathleen, 1898 and Winifred Constance, 1902-1922. Frederick was a boot and shoe dealer and importer, saddle and harness maker and bicycle agent. In the 1920s Martha was a dressmaker in Ulverstone. She died in Heidelberg, Victoria, on 4 Mar 1934.

Prue McCausland Aug 2010