John Roberts (born as John Cocking) was born 1791 in Headon, Nottinghamshire, England to John Cocking (c1761-) and Sarah Outram (1761-1847) and died 23 November 1859 Evans Bay, New Zealand of unspecified causes.
Arrived in Sydney via Hobart on the ship "Margaret" 364 tons, with his wife Anna Maria, his 4 children, his brother Robert (who had also changed his surname from Cocking to Roberts), and Robert's wife Mary Chatterham.
Arrived Wellington, New Zealand 4 December 1839. Left his wife and children behind in Australia. Purchased property & ran a business as a licensed victualler.
|Offspring of John Roberts (born as John Cocking) and Anna Maria Whitmore (-1875)|
|Anna Maria Roberts (c1818-)||1818 England|
|Peter Roberts (1823-1890)||17 March 1823 London, England, United Kingdom||28 June 1890 "Virginia Waters", Boro Creek, Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia||Jane Ockenden (1844-1916)|
|Mary Ann Roberts (1824-1909)||27 November 1824 London, England, United Kingdom||24 April 1909 Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia||Peter Anderson Stewart (1820-1896)|
|Charles Henry Roberts (1836-1916)||7 October 1836 "Mayfield", Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia||29 November 1916 Faithfull-street, Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia||Catherine Ann Oakenden (1840-1918)|