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Martha Ann (Masters) Radford (1839 - 1912)

Martha Ann Radford formerly Masters
Born in Braunston, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Wife of — married 29 Jul 1862 in Angaston, South Australia, Australiamap
Died at age 73 in Armagh, South Australia, Australiamap
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Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2010 | Last significant change: 15 Jul 2022
12:41: Sharryn (Bolitho) Nankervis added Minna Lilian Radford (1875-) as child of Martha Ann (Masters) Radford (1839-1912). [Thank Sharryn for this]
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Martha (Masters) Radford was born in Northamptonshire, England.

Martha was born in Braunston, Northamptonshire, England, in 1839.[1][2]

In 1845, Martha emigrated to South Australia with her parents and four of her siblings, on board the SS Templar, arriving at Port Adelaide on 24 November 1845.[3]

At 23 years of age Martha married John Radford, at Maston Grange, near Angaston, in South Australia.[4] Their children were:

  • Ivon Charles (born 1864)
  • Rose Clara (born 1865)
  • William Edgar (born 1868)
  • Carrie Eva (born 1871)
  • Francis Hugh (born 1872)
  • Thomas Oswald (born 1875)
  • Minna Lilian (born 1875)
  • Mary Masters (born 1877)
  • Eustace Vivian (born 1879)
  • Emma Martha (born 1882)

Martha died in 1912, aged 72, at Armagh, near Clare,[5][6] and was interred in the Clare Cemetery.[7]


  1. England & Wales General Register Office, GRO Online Index - Birth ( : accessed 2 July 2021) database entry for Masters, Martha Ann (Mother's maiden name: Williams) GRO Reference: 1839 Q3 in Daventry Union, Volume 15, Page 225.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 25 May 2019), Martha Masters in household of Charles Masters, Tiffield, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  3. Adelaide Observer, SA, 29 November 1845, page 4, column 3, Adelaide Shipping (Trove, National Library of Australia, : accessed 2 July 2021) Cabin passengers included Masters, Chas, Martha, Fred, Wm, Martha, Caroline and George.
  4. South Australia Marriages 1842-1937 (FindMyPast, ; accessed 2 July 2021) transcript for Masters, Martha Ann (Age: 23, Status: Not Recorded, Father: Charles Masters) and Radford, John (Age: 28, Status: Not recorded, Father: Thomas Radford) on 29 July 1862 at Maston Grange Nr Angaston, Reference: District: Angaston, Book/Page: 51/54.
  5. South Australia Deaths 1842-1972 (FindMyPast, : accessed 2 July 2021) transcript for Radford, Martha Ann (Death Date: 28 November 1912, Marital Status: Widowed, Age: 72y, Relative: John Radford (Deceased husband), Residence: Armagh, Death Place: Armagh) Reference: District: Clare, Book/Page: 370/186.
  6. "Deaths." 2 December 1912. The Register (Adelaide), p. 6. Retrieved 26 July 2020 by Clare Spring from
  7. Burial Record (Billion Graves, accessed 2 July 2021) grave for Martha Ann Radford (Masters), Birth Date: 20 July 1839, Death Date: 28 November 1912, Cemetery: Clare Cemetery, 80 Bennys Hill Rd, Clare, Stanley South Australia.

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Masters-3380 and Masters-14 appear to represent the same person because: duplicate
posted by [Living Ford]