MARTHA BOMFORTH born 1841 East Retford, Nottingham England. Daughter of Henry BOMFORTH and Caroline SHAW East Retford, Nottingham.
Martha died 10 June 1880 buried Okain's Bay Cemetery Banks Peninsula New Zealand.
Martha aged 9 mths arrived in New Zealand on the 'Olympus" with her parents, which sailed from Deptford 13 June 1842, left Gravesend 16 june 1842 arriving in Nelson New Zealand 28 Oct. 1842.
Other members of Henry family were his brother John BOMFORTH 37 carpenter, his wife Harriett 38, daughter Harriet 14 Seamstress, Sarah Jane 11, Eliza 7, Mary 5 & sons George 3 and James BOMFORTH infant.
Henry (her father was killed in the Wairau Incident & his brother John lost an arm)
On 18 Sept 1861 in Okain's Bay, Banks Peninsula, NZ., Martha Holstein, widow, MS BOMFORTH, married Charles Harltey (bootmaker, sailor, whaler) born 1831 London, England.