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Thomas Martin (1824–1910)

The late Mr. Thomas Martin, one or Sydney's oldest residents, was 86 years of age. Deceased was the second son of the late Mr. John Martin, of Surry Hills, and was born at Parramatta in the year 1824. Since the death of his brother, Mr John Martin, he had lived with his niece, Mrs. Christopher Taylor. He was a brother of the late Chief Justice, Sir James Martin, the late Mr. John Martin (solicitor, Marshal of the Vice Admiralty Court), and the late Mr. George Martin (police magistrate of Glen Innes and Wagga). Of his two sisters, one survives him, Miss Mary Martin, of Radford, Woollahra, as well as eighteen nephews and nieces, and seventeen grand-nephews and nieces.

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'Martin, Thomas (1824–1910)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 July 2024.

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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


26 October, 1910 (aged ~ 86)
St Leonards, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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