Martha Clowes

#20798, b. 28 June 1852, d. 22 June 1899

Individual's Timeline

Birth28 June 1852Martha Clowes1
Death of Father23 June 1861William (Church) Clowes2,3
Marriage10 June 1874James Blomfield Wright4
Christening5 April 1878Martha Clowes5
EmigratAUOctober 1889Martha Clowes6
Marriage2 January 1895Martha Clowes7,8
Death22 June 1899Martha Clowes7,9

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Married Name: Her married name was a'Court.7
  • Residence: In 1878 Martha lived in Eaton, Norwich, Norfolk, England.5
  • EmigratAU: She emigrated to Australia in October 1889 in ship 'Ormuz" from England. to Brisbane. She was the sister of 'Dr CLOWES of Albion.6'

Census details

Family of Martha Clowes and Charles George Holmes a'Court


  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, 4b/47.
  2. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Stalham
    Church     St Mary
    RegisterNumber     469
    BurialDate     27 Jun 1861
    Forename     William
    Surname     CLOWES
    Age     55
    Abode     Stalham
    FileNumber     5326.
  3. Website ( "
    England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about William Clowes
    Name:      William Clowes
    Probate Date:      19 Sep 1861
    Death Date:      23 Jun 1861
    Death Place:      Norfolk, England
    Registry:      Norwich."
  4. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Eaton
    Church     St Andrew
    RegisterNumber     150
    MarriageDate     10 Jun 1874
    GroomForename     James Blomfield
    GroomSurname     WRIGHT
    GroomParish     St Saviours Norwich
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     Provision And Wine Merchant
    BrideForename     Anne
    BrideSurname     CLOWES
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    GroomFatherForename     Robert
    GroomFatherSurname     WRIGHT
    GroomFatherOccupation     Merchant
    BrideFatherForename     William
    BrideFatherSurname     CLOWES
    BrideFatherOccupation     Surgeon
    WitnessOneForename     Fras
    WitnessOneSurname     CLOWES
    WitnessTwoForename     Martha
    WitnessTwoSurname     CLIVES
    Notes     By Licence. Both Of Full Age
    FileNumber     18058.
  5. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Stalham
    Church     St Mary
    RegisterNumber     1078
    DateOfBirth     28 Jun 1852
    BaptismDate     05 Apr 1878
    Forename     Martha
    Sex     F
    FatherForename     William
    MotherForename     Rebecca
    FatherSurname     CLOWES
    Abode     Eaton Near Norwich Late Stalham
    FatherOccupation     Surgeon
    Notes     Friday Morning In Lent
    FileNumber     5323.
  6. Trove Digitised Newspapers, Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald and General Advertiser (Qld. : 1861 - 1908)
    Thu 5 Nov 1885 Page 3 Family Notices

    On the 2nd November, at St Mary's Church, Ipswich, by the Rev. Andrew Horan, William
    Cubitt, eldest son of William Church Clowes, of Ipswich, to Johanna Marion Josephine, youngest
    daughter of the late James Horrigan, of Warwick.
  7. Misc web sites, online see Citation Detail,
  8. Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) (about) Thursday 3 Jan 1895 Page 4.
  9. Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) (about) Thursday 22 June 1899 Page 4.