Martin Gibbens, his wife Anne and their three children, Abel, Emmanuel and Alice, lived on Australia Street in the 1860-70s. The Gibbens family later lived at Gordon Cottage on Marion Street in Enmore.
Occupation & interests
Martin Gibbens was a brick maker and builder.
Martin Gibbens was a trustee on the Cooks River Road Trust.
Local government service
Martin Gibbens was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1867-69, representing Kingston Ward. He resigned from the council in 1869.
‘Biographies of the Early Aldermen’, Newtown Project website: http://newtownproject.com.au/local-council-info/biographies/8