Died: Abt 11 May 1870, Mt. Arthur Range, Nelson, New Zealand aged about 36
Cause of his death was Fell over cliff.
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' Extract from Early Nelson Paper Death. Paper dated 19 May 1870. Body of Herbert GROOBY was found atfoot of a cliff . He had been missing in the Mt.Arthur range about a week.
Herbert married Catherine DAWES in 1860. (Catherine DAWES was born in 1833 and died in 1895.)