- Born: 1831
- Marriage: Harriett WINDEBANK in 1867
- Died: 2 Oct 1899 at age 68
- Buried: 5 Oct 1899, Motueka Cemetery, Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand
Another name for Edward was Ted GROOBY.
Nelson Immigration: Register of Applications 1855-1862,1872 Archives NZ Wellington Reference: IM-N 4/4
Schedule No. 12 8 Nov 1862
No.2 Nominee: GROOBY, Edward (adult), Mary (8yrs), George (adult), Herbert (adult), Catherine (adult), Anne (1yr) Address: c/o George GROOBY, Newthorpe near Eastwood, Nottingham Sureties: Thomas GROOBY & Edward GROOBY Remarks: Sailed per 'Bard of Avon'
Edward married Harriett WINDEBANK, daughter of John WINDEBANK and Charlotte INWOOD, in 1867. (Harriett WINDEBANK was born on 1 Feb 1846 in Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand, died on 29 Aug 1926 in Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand and was buried in Motueka Cemetery, Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand.). The cause of her death was Heart Failure.