Martin Family Tree

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Fred Martin

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John Laws   (        -         )

Born about 1741. Died About 1818.

Mary             (        - 1838)

Died in 1838.

They were married in Walworth, Surrey.

Their children were:

Henrietta Laws   bap. St Mary's, Newington, Surrey, 1783

Thomas Laws   bap. St Mary's, Newington, Surrey, 1778

Ann Laws   bap. St Mary's, Newington, Surrey, 1779

Elizabeth Laws   born c.1798, Newington, Surrey

Benjamin Laws   born c.1798, Walworth

Henry Laws   born 21 Feb 1800, Walworth. See next.

William Laws   born 20 May 1804, Walworth

John Green Laws   Master Mariner, married Harriet Hannah Traice (1826) and live in Clapham. Their children: Robert Green Edward (1828), John (1829), Edward Kent (1831) and Harriett (1833).

George Laws   born 4 Feb 1807, Walworth

Henry Laws   (1800 - 1880)

Born 21 February 1800 in Walworth, Surrey. Baptised in 1809 at St Mary's, Newington. Living at Copley Street, Stepney, in 1825. Master Mariner 43021 of Barques "Nautilus" (1856 to 1863), "Benjamin Greene", "Blanche", and "Devonshire" and the Brig "William Fulcher", sailing to the West Indies. Henry was the first master mariner to bring Portuguese labourers (from Madeira) to the Island of St. Kitts, arriving on April 16th, 1856 - 58 adults for which he was paid 7 each and 48 children at 3.10s each - a total bounty of 574.

Mary Ann Lotherington   (1809 - 1870)

Born in Woolwich, Kent, 18 August 1809.

Mary Ann was aged 16 (a minor) when they married. Her widowed mother gave her consent to the marriage which took place 27 September 1825 at St. Dunstan's, Stepney, where the children were also all baptised, except as stated. Mary Ann died January 1870 at Mile End Town, London. Henry died 5 February 1880, aged 79, at 16 Trinity Ground, Bethnal Green.

Their children were:

Robert Henry Laws   bap. 13 April 1828, master mariner of Barques "Woolhampton Castle" and "Devonshire", sailing to the West Indies and Mauritius. Married Sarah Ann Fuller, Stepney 1873. Lived in Leytonstone and Low Leyton, Essex and Tottenham, Middlesex. Died 1891. Children: Louise (1874 in Ireland), Robert Henry (1875), Blanche (c.1876), Arthur (c.1878), Herbert (1881), Sarah (1884), Joseph (1884) and Albert (1885).

Lucinda Ann Laws   bap. 8 September 1829, married Samuel Lovett 16 October 1847.

James H Forest Laws   born 1832. Married Eliza Ramsey.

Mary Ann Laws   bap. 10 March 1833. Died before 1855.

Emily Jane Laws   bap. 17 August 1834 Mar. Samuel Harper Riches, law stationer, St. Dunstan's, 8 Sept 1858

Henry Laws   born Stepney 1838. Bap. 18 November 1838 at St Luke's, Finsbury.

John Laws   born Stepney 1838. Bap. 18 November 1838 at St Luke's, Finsbury.

Henrietta Laws ***   born 20 June 1846. Married Charles Grimani ***.

Angelina Laws   born 20 June 1846. Married Charles Fuller, printer, known as "the Frenchman". Lived in Leytonstone and Mile End. Children: Edith (1879) and Charles (1880).

Joseph Laws   born 1849. Lived in Bethnal Green. Unmarried in 1901.

Mary Ann Laws   bap. 27 September 1855.

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