Date of Birth: 
c 1860
Date of Death: 
11 Feb 1929

David was born in Halford, Shropshire, England. He was sometimes known as George.

He married Emma Aldridge (born in Cookham, Berkshire, England) in Shannon in 1896.

She was first married to William Hanson in 1888. He died at the young age of 30 by which time they had three children under the age of six.

David & Emma had a son to add to the family.

David first appears on the Electoral Rolls in 1896 as a settler in Levin. By 1914 he is a contractor in Weraroa. His last place of residence was Rina St, Levin.

Both David & Emma signed the "Yes" petition in the 1905 Levin township petition.

One step son, William Hanson, one step son-in-law, Alfred Mason, served in WW1. His son Ronald served in the 3rd Division NZE in WW2.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
David Banks; James Banks; Margaret Francis; Emma Aldridge; William Henry Aldridge; Emma Butler; William George Hanson; William Peter Hanson; Elsie Eliza Hanson; Alfred George Mason; Annie Gertrude Anita (Netta) Hanson; Ernest Leopold Hudson; Ronald David Banks; Annie Myra Lister.