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Charles Roberts married Mary Shipley at Scotter in north Lincolnshire on 26 February 1838. Both were then living at Scotterthorpe, and they later made their home at Waddingham. These villages are also in north Lincolnshire.

Mary's father William was born in Epworth in the Isle of Axholme.

Many members of the Roberts family were involved in the iron industry that developed around Frodingham and Gunness, now Scunthorpe.

In New Zealand, Annie Roberts married Samuel Hewett. Particulars from their marriage certificate are reproduced below. (Certificate reference 85/2521)

When and Where
Married
Names and Surnames of the Parties Ages Rank or Profession Condition of Parties Birthplace Residence PARENTS
Father's Name and Surname (1),
and his Rank or Profession (2).
Mother's Name (1), and
Maiden Surname (2)
1885
September 1st
Dwelling house
Samuel Hewett 26 Farmer 1. Bachelor
2.
Middlesex
England
1. New Brighton
2.
1. William Hewett
2. Farmer
1. Elizabeth Hewett
2. Hiscock
Rev C Dallaston
Avonside
Christchurch
Annie Roberts 31 - 1. Spinster
2.
Lincolnshire
England
1. New Brighton
2.
1. Charles Roberts
2. Farmer
1. Mary Roberts
2. Shipley
Updated: 11 November 2006
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