Martha Murphy Cannon (1898 – 1970)

Martha was born in Cowra on 24/12/1898.


She married in Cowra on 09/04/1928 to Henry Frank Hartridge. Henry was born in Newtown on 10/08/1899.

Frank and Martha at their wedding and honeymoon.

Wedding day 9 April 1928

Wedding Martha and Henry (photos courtesy of Bernadette K.)

They had 3 daughters and 2 sons:

  • Benjamin Martin Hartridge (1929 – 2005)
  • Priscilla Ann Hartridge (1930 – 1998)
  • Francis Norman Hartridge (1933 – 2016)
  • Helen Maria Hartridge (1935 –         )
  • Cecily Pauline Hartridge (1937 – 1996)

Qualifications Henry (left) and Martha with friend Pearl (right).

Frank died on 08/12/1966 in Sydney and is buried on 13/12/1966.

Martha died on 26/11/1970 and is buried on 30/11/1970 in Strathfield.

Benjamin Martin Hartridge (1929 – 2005)

Benjamin was born on 24/01/1929 in Concord NSW.
After his studies he was a teacher and later in life a priest.

Benjamin died on 19/12/2005 in Bathurst and is buried in in the Maranatha Lawn Cemetery of St Michael and John’s Cathedral in Bathurst.

Priscilla Ann Hartridge (1930 – 1998)

Priscilla was born on 26/12/1930 in Sydney.
She married Rockdale in 1962 to William Henry Colman. William was born in Lismore on 10/01/1907. He was married in 1937 in Quirindi to Joyce Kathleen Rayment (1912 – 1958).

William died in Sydney on 15/03/1974.
Priscilla, a nurse, died in Manly on 28/05/1998.
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Francis Norman Hartridge (1933 – 2016)

Francis was born on 24/09/1933 in Sydney.
He was married to Maureen and had 1 daughter.

Francis died on 06/03/2016 in Central Coast and is buried at Kincumber South Cemetery.
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Helen Maria Hartridge (1935 –         )

Helen is born about 1935.
She married to Terence Patrick Kelly.
Terence was born on 09/01/1921 and he died on 19/11/2001 in Manly,

They had 3 children, 2 daughters and 1 son.

Cecily Pauline Hartridge (1937 – 1996)

Cecily was born on 19/01/1937 in Sydney.
She married to Edward Anthony Clancy. Edward was born in Willoughby on 24/02/1926.

Cecily died on 12/11/1996 in Canberra and is burried at Gungahlin Cemetery.
Edward died on 30/01/2016 in Canberra.