Robinson family

Robinson - IRELAND, Broughshane. Samuel Robinson b. 1832, son of Samuel Robinson b. 1818 Rokeel and Mary b. 1820 Rokeel, in the Parish of Racavan, Broughshane married Esther McMASTER b. 1833, daughter of Thomas McMaster and Esther.

Samuel and Esther had three children, that we know of Mary b. 1852 Rokeel (now Rathkeel), Thomas Alexander b. 1856 and Samuel b. 1858 Lisnahilt.
Thomas Alexander married 11.6.1881 Elizabeth McAFEE in Oamaru. Children were
Joseph 1881 married Julia MANSELL
Samuel 1883 married Florence Esther ALDRIDGE
Thomas Charles 1885 married Bertha May ALDRIDGE
Mary 1887 married Joe WILLS
Esther Frances 1888 married Richard BOWEN
Elizabeth Louise 1890 married Arthur APPLEYARD
Agnes Louisa 1894
Martha Mary 1896 married William OREILLY

Samuel who was shearing in Australia married Isabella McHENERY. After marriage they returned to New Zealand. It was their intention to go back to Australia but Isabella refused as she had been so seasick on the voyage to NZ. Children were Esther 1885 married Thomas PHELOUNG
John 1886 (died in infancy)
Samuel 1887 married Mary RAWCLIFFE
Martha 1889 married William Charles BRADLEY
Rebecca 1890 married George PERRITON
Isabella 1892 married James RICHARDSON
Ellen 1894
James 1895 married Elizabeth HOUTON
Elizabeth 1899.