James Roberts

12 January 1805–14 May 1869 (Age 64)
Kirkby, Lancashire, England

The Life Summary of James

When James Roberts was born on 12 January 1805, in Kirkby, Lancashire, England, his father, Nicholas Roberts, was 22 and his mother, Rachel Scarisbrick, was 24. He married Ellen Swift about 1830, in St Chad, Saddleworth, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1805 and Walton on the Hill, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 14 May 1869, at the age of 64, and was buried in Kirkby, Lancashire, England.

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Family Time Line

James Roberts
1805–1869
Ellen Swift
1807–1863
Marriage: about 1830
William Roberts
1830–
Mary Roberts
1832–
Nicholas Roberts
1833–1835
William Roberts
1834–1891
James Roberts
1835–
Thomas Roberts
1837–1866
James Roberts
1841–
Alice Roberts
1841–
Nicholas Roberts
1841–
John Roberts
1843–
Jane Roberts
1844–1849
Ellen Roberts
1847–

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World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
Age 3
The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815
Age 10
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823
Age 18
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

(1997: 132659;2007: 276766; 2010: 376774)English: from the personal name Robert , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Robert
Robers
Roberds
Robards
Robarts

Sources (14)

  • James Roberts in entry for Thomas Roberts, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Roberts, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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