- Born: 25 Jun 1829, St Mawgan-In-Pydar, Cornwall, England
- Partnership (1): Unknown Unknown
- Marriage (2): David Sole on 27 Nov 1849 in St Mary's Anglican Church, New Plymouth, New Zealand
- Died: 8 Dec 1898, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand at age 69
- Buried: Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Martha Old, was the third daughter of Richard Old & Jane Liddicoat. She was christened on 25th June, 1829 in St Mawgan in Pydar, Cornwall, England. Martha had an illegitimate son, born on the 12th November, 1848, whom she named John Old. John was born a year before her marriage to David Sole. It is not known if David Sole is the father. John later took on the Sole surname. Martha married David Sole on the 27th November, 1849, in New Plymouth. Martha was only 14 when the Old family arrived in New Plymouth on the ship 'Essex ' on the 20th January, 1843.
Te Henui Cemetery Headstone
"Sacred. In Memory of Martha the beloved wife of David Sole who died 8th December 1898, aged 70 years. Also David Sole who died 24th May 1915, aged 93 years. And William, died 25th September 1873, aged 21 years. John died 11th December 1874, aged 26 years. Sons of the above. Thy will be done."
Martha had a relationship with Unknown Unknown.
Martha next married David Sole, son of Edward Sole ** and Susannah Gore **, on 27 Nov 1849 in St Mary's Anglican Church, New Plymouth, New Zealand. (David Sole was born on 4 Jun 1822 in Saint Nicholas at Wade, Kent, England, christened on 7 Jul 1822 in Saint Nicholas at Wade, Kent, England, died on 24 May 1915 in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand and was buried after 24 May 1915 in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand.)