Mary Hoad was baptised on 4
September 1804 in Salehurst.
Mary had and illegitimate daughter:
Catherine Hoad was baptised on 26 December 1824 in
Salehurst. She married
in 1847. (They have their own page.)
Mary married David Roberson by banns on 7 May 1827 in
David was born about 1787 in High Halden, Kent. He may have been
born on 1 June 1787 and his birth registered at the Honey Lane Baptist
Chapel in Tenterden, and have been the son of Richard Roberson
When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and 6 children were living
in Sandhurst, Kent. David was a 53 year old blacksmith and Mary
In 1851 the couple and 4 children were living in at Alms House in
Sandhurst. David was a 64 year old blacksmith and Mary was 47.
David and Mary had the following children:
Thomas Roberson was born about 1828. He was
13 years old in 1841.
Tabitha Roberson was baptised on 18 April 1830 in
Salehurst. She was 11 years old in 1841.
Adelaide Roberson was born about 1833. She
was 8 years old in 1841.
Sophia Robertson was baptised on 16 May 1837 in
Goudhurst. The 1841 census records that she was 6 years old.
She was 14 years old in 1851 and the eldest of her siblings living
at home. The census records that she was born in Sandhurst.
Harriet Roberson was born about 1837-40 in
Sandhurst. She was 4 years old in 1841. The 1851 census
records she was 11 years old.
Eleanor Roberson was baptised on 11 October 1840 in
Goudhurst. At the time of the 1841 census she was a year old.
In 1851 she was 10 years old.
William Roberson was born about 1843 in Sandhurst.
He was 8 years old in 1851.