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Martha Jane Bushby

Martha Jane Bushby

Female Abt 1867 - 1907  (~ 40 years)

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  • Name Martha Jane Bushby 
    Nickname Ginny 
    Born Abt 1867  Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 28 May 1907  Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lived Glen Street Marrickville at time of death. Died of Pneumonia/Pleurisy - youngest child at time of death 4 months (Jean Isabelle) 
    Died 28 May 1907  Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 30 May 1907  Rookwood Independent Cemetery, Rookwood NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I513983576  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2009 

    Father James Bushby,   b. Abt 1832, Sandwith, St. Bees, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1893, Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Martha Aitken,   b. 02 Aug 1839, Killearn, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1922, Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1857  Killearn, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Photos
    The Bushby Brothers
    The Bushby Brothers
    Sitting from left to right: Walter Bushby, Robert Bushby (100% right), John Bushby (100% right)

    Standing Left to Right: Fred (maybe) or William, Wilfred, George

    "We concluded that Wilfred is Wilfred (standing middle) as he does have a noticable scar on his forehead (which is documented on his WW1 record). He also seems to be wearing his "best shirt" again . . same as other photo.)"

    Approximate ages of the boys: Robert 47, Walter 45, John 40, Fred 32 or William 36, George 31 and Wilfred 29.
    Documents
    1871 U.K. Census - James Bushby, Wife Martha, and Family - 7 Harrison Street, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria (LA13)
    1871 U.K. Census - James Bushby, Wife Martha, and Family - 7 Harrison Street, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria (LA13)
    The census report shows James Bushby (age 38, born in St. Bees, Cumbria) living with wife, Martha (age 31, born in Scotland), and children Robert (age 12, born in Scotland), Walter (age 12, born in Scotland), John (age 6, born in Barrow), Martha Jane (age 4, born in Barrow), William James (age 2, born in Barrow), and Harrison (age 3 months, born in Barrow).

    Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 4244; Folio: 44; Page: 24; GSU roll: 848079.

    Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England.
    1861 U.K. Census - James Bushby and wife Martha - Parish of Dalton, District of Barrow St. George
    1861 U.K. Census - James Bushby and wife Martha - Parish of Dalton, District of Barrow St. George
    The census shows James Bushby (age 32, born in Sandwick [?], Cumbria), a stone mason, living with his wife Martha (age 21, born in Stirling, Scotland), and sons Robert (age 2, born in Stirling, Scotland) and Walter (age 11 months, born in Stirling, Scotland).

    Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 3170; Folio: 52; Page: 24; GSU roll: 543090.

    Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1861. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1861. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England.
    Family ID F513881750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Brady,   b. Abt 1865, Sydney, Australia ? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1891  Glebe, N.S.W., Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Brady,   b. Abt 1893, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alice Brady,   b. Abt 1895, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age ~ 58 years)
    +3. Lucy Brady,   b. 1899, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1984, Earlwood Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. George Brady,   b. 1902, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968  (Age 66 years)
     5. Jean Isabelle Brady,   b. 1907, Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F513881903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Martha Jane 'Ginny' Bushby
    Martha Jane "Ginny" Bushby
    Photographed at Creelman Arcade, Sydney Arcade, George and King Streets, date unknown

    Headstones
    Grave of Martha Jane 'Ginny' [Bushby] Brady - Rookwood Cemetery
    Grave of Martha Jane "Ginny" [Bushby] Brady - Rookwood Cemetery
    According to Kathy McDonnell, "I found her grave at Rookwood Cemetery hoping to find some clues. She has no headstone which is unbelievable given some of her brothers were master craftsmen/stonemasons."
    Plot: Independent - Section E, Grave 965
    Location of Martha Jane [Bushby] Brady's Grave
    Location of Martha Jane [Bushby] Brady's Grave
    Rookwood Independent Cemetery, Paton Street, Rookwood New South Wales 2141. Section E, Grave 965.
    Plot: Independent - Section E, Grave 965

  • Sources 
    1. [S4952] Scottish Statutory Records, (www.scotslandspeople.gov.uk) (Reliability: 3).