Martha Digby was born 18 May 1857 in Goulburn Hospital, Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia to Unknown Burns and Jane Kelly (c1830-1872) and died 20 August 1926 in Petersham, New South Wales, Australia of Diabetic gangrene and toxaemia.

Martha was a witness t the death of her older sister Mary Anne Sutherland (nee Lansdown).


Offspring of Martha Digby and William Hugh Rabbits Craddock (1845-1889)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ann Jane Rabbits Craddock (1877-1948)
Muriel Rabbits Craddock (1879-1965)
William Hugh Rabbits Craddock (1883-1950)
Millicent Pearl Rabbits Craddock (1888-1971)

Offspring of Martha Digby and George Jager
Name Birth Death Joined with
Helene Queenie Jager (1896-1971)
Edith M Jager (1898-1898)
Nellie Lansdowne Jager (1899-1973)



Footnotes (including sources)

Ω Birth
  • Her mother went by the name of Jane Digby. She named the father as Thomas Digby. Her mother said that she had previous living issue of 5 girls and 1 boy.
¶ Death
  • Mother's name given as Jane, father unknown. Martha knew little about her mother as she had been placed into care at the age of 7. She grew up until the age of 15 with her sister Ann Jane who had also been placed into care.
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