Mrs Annie Martha Martin (née Woodland)
Mrs Annie Martha Martin (nee Woodland), 33, was born in Guernsey, Channel Islands in 1872 the daughter of Alfred William Woodland (1838-1899) and Sarah Saunders (1842-?). Alfred had married Sarah in Netherbury, Dorset on 21 February 1860. He was a butcher at the time. They later moved to Guernsey where he continued to work as a butcher for some time but also ran the Half Moon public house in Les Caches Rd, St Martins.
Her siblings were Bowden Saunders Woodland (1862-1931); Alfred W. Woodland (born 1863); Florence J. Woodland (born 1865); George H. Woodland (born 1878); Frederick C. Woodland (1879-1926); Phoebe Alice Woodland (1880-1951)1.
Annie married in Ireland in 1893 to a soldier named William Henry Martin.
When she signed-on to the Titanic on 6 April 1912 she gave her address as Posbrook Road, Portsmouth, her sister Phoebe's address. Her last ship had been the Olympic. As a stewardess she received monthly wages of £3 10s.
She was rescued in lifeboat 11.
He husband predeceased her and she seems to have been married under common law to a man named Coghlan.
When her death, on 21 November 1936, was reported in theon 26th November her name was given as Mrs Coghlan, but no record of a marriage can be found.
Her sister Mrs Phoebe Alice Humby who registered the death died in 1951.
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Philip Hind (Editor)
Gaving Bell, UK
Debbie Beavis, UK
Peter Engberg, Sweden
Andrew Williams, UK
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mrs Annie Martha Martin
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