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Harriet Batson Roberts (Mills), SM/PROG

Birthplace: Rodborough, Milford, Surrey, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Old Grahamstown Cemetery, Grahamstown, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Mills and Catherine Mills
Wife of Daniel James Roberts, SV/PROG
Mother of Mary Ann West; Daniel James Roberts, II and Samuel Roberts
Sister of John Mills and Elizabeth Paskin

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About Harriet Batson Roberts, SM/PROG

1820 British Settler

Daniel Roberts 37, Shoemaker, together with his wife Harriet Batson Mills 33, and 3 children, were part of Sephton's Party of 344 people on the Aurora.

Party originated from London.

  • Departure Gravesend, 15 February 1820.
  • Arrival Simon's Bay, 1 May 1820.
  • Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, 15 May 1820

Area allocated to the Party : Assegai Bush River, Salem

Children :

  • Mary Ann Roberts 15,
  • Daniel Roberts 13,
  • Samuel Roberts 8


Tombstone at "Settler's" cemetery, Grahamstown: "In memory to DANIEL ROBERTS Sen of Bristol, England, who died on the 14th November 1844 ages 64 years. Also HARRIET his beloved wife who died on 22nd February 1845 aged 63 years"

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Harriet Batson Roberts, SM/PROG's Timeline

Milford, Surrey, United Kingdom
July 27, 1801
Age 16
Sutherland, England
Age 19
Sutherland, England
February 28, 1806
Age 21
United Kingdom
December 25, 1812
Age 27
Sutherland, England
February 15, 1820
Age 35
England to South Africa aboard the 'Aurora' - Hezekiah Sephton's 1820 Settlers Party
February 22, 1845
Age 60
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
February 1845
Age 60
Old Grahamstown Cemetery, Grahamstown, South Africa