David Roberts

ID# 2551, (c 1837 - 12 Sep 1907)

David Roberts was born c 1837 at England

Most likely born in England.
Father is John Roberts, who most likely died between 1880 - 1887, as he no longer appears on NZ Electoral Rolls after 1885.
Brothers were Matthew and John Thomas Roberts.

David Roberts was on the 1870 Electoral Roll Huirangi, Taranaki, New Zealand ,

ROBERTS David, Huirangi, Freehold, Huirangi 73; Township, 11, 12, 14, 15.1

David Roberts married Martha Perrott on 19 Sep 1872 at Omata, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand .2

David Roberts and Martha Perrott had a marriage notice on 21 Sep 1872 in the "Taranaki Herald", New Zealand ,


On the 19th September at Omata, by the Rev John Crump, David ROBERTS of Hurirangi to Martha PERROTT of Omata.3

David Roberts was on the 1905 Electoral Roll Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand , also listed in the household was Martha and David

ROBERTS David, Senior, Church Street, Onehunga, cook
ROBERTS David, Junior, Church Street, Onehunga, labourer
ROBERTS Martha, Church Street, Onehunga, married.4

David died on 12 Sep 1907 at Public Hospital, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand .5

David was buried in Sep 1907 at Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand ,

David Roberts, aged 70, from Hospital.6

David and Martha had 6 children.

Children of David Roberts and Martha Perrott


  1. [S6] Elections, Electoral Roll (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1853 - 1967), NZ 1870-71 Electoral Roll, Taranaki, Grey and Bell. Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll.
  2. [S62] Connie Ewins, "Supplied by Connie Ewins," e-mail message from e-mail address (Whangarei, New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various dates from 2001, email 4 June 2002. Hereinafter cited as "Supplied by Connie Ewins."
  3. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Taranaki Herald 1852 -1880 Births, Deaths and Marriages on microfiche
    Taranaki Herald, Vol XX, Issue 2032, 21 & 28 September 1872, Page 2. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  4. [S6] Electoral Roll, NZ 1905-06 Electoral Roll, Manukau, Auckland.
  5. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, NZ Online Database: 1907/ 5112 Aged 70 - Folio No 1630, Sept Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  6. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), NZSG Cemetery Records: Public Section, Block F, Row 12, Plot 81, Anglican. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.