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John Henry ROBERTS

Male 1872 - 1918  (46 years)


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  • Name John Henry ROBERTS  [1
    Born 29 Jun 1872  Newton Abbot, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 14 Jul 1872  Highweek, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • John Henry, son of Joshua and Hannah ROBERTS, born 29 June 1872, baptised 14 July 1872; father a Labourer, residing Newton Abbot.
    Gender Male 
    Address 1896  [3
    15 East St., Newton Abbot, Devon 
    • Address at the time of his marriage.
    Died 28 Oct 1918  Newton Abbot, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    • Death registered for John H. ROBERTS, age 46, in 1918. His death date was recorded in the National Union of Railway Men; General Register of Members, as "John ROBERTS, age 41 at admission, Cleaner, Great Western Railway, Newton Abbot Branch, died 28.10.18 of natural death."

      His death was reported in the Western Times, published 30 October 1918; "ROBERTS. October 28th, at 41, Forde-road, Newton Abbot, John Henry ROBERTS, aged 46, after a brief illness."
    Person ID I203  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2018 

    Father Joshua ROBERTS,   b. 1847, Newton Bushel, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 11 Jan 1890, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Anna HARVEY,   b. Abt 1848, Moretonhampstead, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 15 Aug 1871  Highweek, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Joshua ROBERTS, age 24, Bachelor, Labourer, residing Newton Bushel, son of Joshua ROBERTS, Labourer; married Hannah HARVEY, age 22, Spinster, residing Newton Abbot, daughter of William HARVEY, Labourer. Married at the Parish Church in the Parish of Highweek, after Banns, on 15 August 1871. Joshua signed his name; Hannah made her mark. Witnessed by Ellen MILFORD and Edward Hugh BEARNE. [2]
    Address 1872  Newton Abbot, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Address at baptism of their son, John Henry, on 14 July 1872.
    Address 1881  [6
    10 Court, Wolborough, Devon 
    Family ID F1447  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Jane HARVEY,   b. Abt 4 Feb 1870, Moretonhampstead, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1939  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 24 May 1896  Newton Abbot, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • John Henry ROBERTS, age 23, Bachelor, Railway Packer, residing at 15 East St., Newton Abbot, son of Joshua ROBERTS, Deceased, Farmer's Labourer; and Mary Jane HARVEY, age 21, Spinster, residing at Forde Park, Newton Abbot, daughter of George HARVEY, Labourer, married 24 May 1896. Married in the Register Office in the District of Newton Abbot, by certificate, before C. Drew Edwards, Registrar. Both signed their names. Witnesses: George HARVEY, who made his mark, and Elizabeth HARVEY, who signed her name. [George and Elizabeth HARVEY were most likely her brother and sister.] [3]
    Address 1898  [7
    15 Pottery Cottages, Kingsteignton, Devon 
    • Address at baptism of George on 9 December 1898.
    Address 1901  [8
    8 Bowden Hill, Wolborough with Newton Abbot, Devon 
    Address 1904  [9
    30 Osborne St., Wolborough, Devon 
    • Address at baptism of their son, Sydney, on 6 August 1904.
    Address 1911  [10
    9 Quay Terrace, Newton Abbot, Devon 
    Address 1918  [5
    41 Forde Road, Newton Abbot, Devon 
    • Address at the time of John's death on 28 October 1918.
    Children 
     1. George Harvey ROBERTS,   b. 24 Jul 1898, Kingsteignton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1942, Taunton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     2. Sydney John Trafford ROBERTS,   b. 24 Jun 1904, Newton Abbot, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1983, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Photos
    Roberts family
    Roberts family
    L-R:Back row, George Harvey Roberts; John Henry Roberts; Front, Mary Jane Roberts, nee Harvey; Sydney John Trafford Roberts.

    Photo taken through glass.
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Death notice: John Henry Roberts
    Death notice: John Henry Roberts
    He died 28 October 1918.

  • Sources 
    1. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    2. [S1199] Parish Register, Highweek, Devon.

    3. [S74] Certified Copy of an Entry of Marriage, General Register Office.

    4. [S1103] Britain Trade Union Membership Registers.

    5. [S217] Newspaper.

    6. [S71] Census of England, 1881.

    7. [S1208] Parish Register, Kingsteignton, Devon.

    8. [S120] Census of England, 1901.

    9. [S1209] Parish Register, Wolborough St. Paul's, Devon.

    10. [S579] Census of England, 1911, (1 April 1911).


  

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