- Elizabeth Giddings (1831-1873)
- unknown (illegitimate)
Sarah Elizabeth Giddings
Sarah Elizabeth Giddings
Sarah Elizabeth Giddings was the daughter of Miss. Elizabeth Giddings of March, Cambridgeshire.
Sarah appears on the 1861 census with her mother, uncles and aunts at Burrow Moor at March. By the time of the 1871 census, she is working as a servant to farmer Elijah and Emma Ann Chambers of Main Street, Little Downham.
A year after her mother's premature death in 1873, Sarah married James Martin of Little Downham, Cambridgeshire and together they had twelve children - her first when she was 22yrs old and her last when she was 47 years old.
The family lived at the Railway Gatehouse at 2nd Drove, Little Downham. James' widowed mother, Mary, lived with them until her third marriage in 1877.
One of Sarah's sons, William Martin, died when he was kicked off a horse and cart and died from severe internal wounds in 1890 and within the space of eleven months during the First World War she lost four members of her family - her sons; Herbert (1884-1917) who was killed in a train accident in France and Albert who died as a prisoner of war in a German coalmine; her daughter Emma Jane (1887-1917) and Emma's husband William Goodge (1885-1917).
In total, she was pre-deceased by 6 of her 12 children and 2 of their spouses.
3rd July 1852 in March, Cambridgeshire.
15th July 1852 in March, Cambridgeshire.
- James Martin (1851-1934) on 30th January 1874 at The Providence Chapel, March, Cambridgeshire.
- Isaac Watson Martin (1874-1934) married Sarah Elizabeth Rogers (1873-1907) and Florrie Butcher (1885-1940)
- Rose Ellen Martin (1876-1955)
- Walter James Martin (1878-1936) married Rebecca Ann Lythell (1879-1954)
- William Martin (1879-1890)
- George Edward Martin (1882-1958) married Annie Redhead.
- Herbert Martin (1884-1917) married Daisy Burnell (1886-1952)
- Mary Martin (1886-1915)
- Emma Jane Martin (1887-1917) married John William Goodge (1885-1917)
- Percy Martin (1889-1890)
- Percy Martin (1891-1967) married Amelia Neal.
- Ethel May Martin (1895-1999) married Ebenezer Everitt (1892-1969)
- Albert Martin (1899-1918)
- 1861: 8yrs, Burrow Moor, March, Cambridgeshire, England.
- 1871: 18yrs, Main Street, Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, England.
- 1881: 28yrs, Main Drove House, Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, England.
- 1891: 33yrs, Railway House, Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, England.
- 1901: 48yrs, A Furlong, Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, England.
- 1911: 58yrs, A Furlong, Gate House, Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, England.
21st March 1925 at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, aged 72yrs.
Cause of Death:
"1. Gall Stones, 2. Post-operative shock and myocarditis - certified"
25th March 1925 at Little Downham Cemetery, Cambridgeshire, "under burial laws amendment act"