Martha Ellen HILLIARD
Also known as: née Batley
Born: 13 November 1864
Died: 15 September 1944Special Achievements: Additional Information:
Pioneer of Western Australia 's pearling ships - Broome and Derby.
Hill, Ernestine. (1940). The Great Australian Loneliness: A Classic Journey Around and Across Australia. Chapter IV: Black Ivory. North Ryde, N.S.W.: Harper Collins Publisher. Pages 37-43.
Popham, Daphne. (1978). Reflections: Profiles of 150 women who helped make Western Australia's history. Perth: Carroll's. (The relevant page was provided by John Hilliard.)
“Her life is partly documented in Ernestine Hill’s book “The Great Australian Loneliness” in chapter 4 titled “Black Ivory”. [sic] and again in the book “Reflections” profiles of 150 women who helped make Western Australia’s history, first published in 1978.
details :- Women Western Australia - biography 301,412,0994,1 ISBN0909994846 and IS BN [sic] 0909994838.
The Hilliard family are also mentioned in Mary Albertus Bain’s excellent history of the pearling industry titled “Full Fatham Five” published in 1982. ISB [sic] 086445021 4.”
Provided by Pat Jordan. Martha Ellen Hilliard was her maternal grandmother.