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Martin, Violetfree

Born 11 June 1862; y d of late James Martin, DL, of Ross, Co. Galway, and Anna Selina, d of Charles Fox of Newport, Co. Longford, and g d of Mr Justice Fox, of the Court of Common Pleas, and of Rt Hon. Charles Kendal Bushe, Chief Justice of Ireland; died 21 Dec. 1915

writer (nom de plume Martin Ross)


home; Alexandra College, Dublin


Vice-President Munster Women’s Franchise League; Member of Council Conservative and Unionist Women’s Franchise Association


has contributed to National Review, Cornhill Magazine, Blackwood, The Englishwoman, The Times, etc.; in collaboration with her cousin, Miss Edith Œ. Somerville, has written the following novels:—An Irish Cousin; The Real Charlotte, 1894; The Silver Fox; Naboth’s Vineyard; Some Experiences of an Irish RM, 1899; All on the Irish Shore; Some Irish Yesterdays, 1906; Further Experiences of an Irish RM; Dan Russel the Fox, and In Mr Knox’s Country


Hunting, music


Lyceum, New Century; Alexandra, Dublin


Drishane, Skibbereen, Co. Cork. TA: Castletownshend