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Isaac Watson Martin

Isaac Watson Martin was the oldest of the twelve children of James Martin and his wife Sarah Elizabeth (née Giddings) of Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, England.

Isaac is noted as a Farm Servant on the 1891 census, where he appears living with his uncle Edward Giddings at Walsoken, Norfolk, England. By the time of the 1911 census however, he has returned home and is noted as a Railway Platelayer, working for the Great Eastern Railway (GER).

Isaac married to Sarah Elizabeth Rogers and together they had a daughter, Elsie.

Sadly six years later, Sarah died, leaving Isaac to bring her up. Isaac remarried to Florrie Butcher but the couple did not have any children.

Isaac pre-deceased his second wife but it is noted in her burial record of 1940 that she was living in Main Street, Little Downham at the time.

Further Details

19th November 1874, Little Downham Fen, Cambridgeshire, England.

26th October 1875 at Ely Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.





25th August 1934 at Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 59 years.

In St. Leonard's Cemetery, Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, England, with his second wife, and daughter.

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