LEWIS, Martha (1829-1891)

Born in Wales, she came to Australia with her sisters, Elizabeth Cleaves and Jane Lewis, on the Sussex in 1853. When she married Robert Lorimer in 1865 her name was registered as Martha Rowe, indicating an earlier marriage. After Robert Lorimers death in 1877 she married Phillip Cummings in 1878.

Source: Digger Pioneer Index; Mick Woiwod, The Christmas Hills Story, 2010