ROBERTS, William (HOLDER's Party) - Extra Data
(member of HOLDER's Party)
Death Notice (Cape Archives) for his wife Maria shows that her maiden name was WOOLCOTT and that she was 92 when she died on 6 January 1888, the daughter of Benjamin WOOLCOTT.
Somerset Archives and Local Studies
Benjamin, son of Abm [Abraham] and Elizabeth WOOLLCOTT was baptised September 9th 1754 in Heathfield, Somerset
Benjamin WOOLLCOTT and Molly HANCOCK sojourness in this parish were married by banns on 9th February 1781 in St.James the Less, Halse, Somerset
Witnesses; John BAKER and Jane CHEEK
Baptisms of children of Benjamin and Molly WOOLCOTT (sometimes Benjamin and Mary) in St.James the Less, Halse:
John baptised January 1st 1782
Jane baptised March 19th 1784
Sarah baptised July 16th 1786 [buried 14 January 1787]
Robert baptised January 20th 1788
Benjamin baptised February 24th 1793 (P) [buried April 19th 1793]
Eliza baptised December 31st 1794 [buried September 11th 1796]
Maria baptised April 16th 1797
Benjamin baptised February 12th 1800 [buried January 1st 1802]
More information on the WOOLCOTT family of Somerset can be found here.
Marriage of William ROBERTS to Maria WOOLCOTT not found. The above website says it took place in 1815.
Probable lineage for William ROBERTS
All Saints, Newland, Gloucestershire
In the presence of George BAYTON, Thos. BOND and Elizabeth BAYTON, Thomas Gwilliam ROBERTS and Elizabeth FROWEN, both of this parish, were married in this church by banns this 20th day of December 1788..
Both made their mark
William son of Thomas and Elizabeth ROBERTS was baptised April 12th 1795 in All Saints, Newland, Gloucestershire
John, son of William and Maria ROBERTS, baptised 23 June 1816 in St.James, Bristol