Caroline Ricketts
Caroline Ricketts
Date of Birth 11 July 1823
Place of Residence Little Oyster Cove Tasmania Australia
Spouses Name 1. Joseph Barnett 2. Abraham Martin 3.William Ricketts
Childrens Names No children

Caroline Ricketts was born on 11 Jul 1823 in Hobart to convict parents Moses Phillips and Mary Ann Phillips, nee Griffin. She first married convict Joseph Barnett (1799-1855) in Launceston in 1841. Her second husband was convict Abraham Martin (1812-1875) who she married in Castlemaine, Victoria in 1870. Her third husband was William Ricketts (1822-1894), a beer maker from Essex and a free immigrant. They were also married in Castlemaine, Victoria. William was a farmer and wine merchant at Little Oyster Cove. Caroline exhibited homemade wine in the Tasmanian Exhibition in 1891-92. William died on 27 Jul 1894 and Caroline passed away on 5 Sep 1908 at the residence of her nephew, H Phillip, Invermay, Launceston. She was 85 years old.

Barbara Valentine Jun 2008, Bretan Clifford Aug 2018