Arthur Henry Watts (Henry) NEWSON
Henry was born at Felizstowe, Suffolk, England.
He came to NZ in 1859 & served during the NZ Wars. He moved to Wellington about 1863.
He married Sophia Dowsett (born at Hartfordshire, England in 1843) at Wellington in 1863.
They had 7 sons & 2 daughters.
Sophia died in 1898 when the youngest child was 13. He went back to England where he married Mary Nixon in 1898 & then returned to NZ.
From 1890 the family was based in Manakau where he was a labourer.