William Henry Roberts

Male1855–17 January 1942

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Roberts was born in 1855, in Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Margrett, was 35 and his mother, Louisa Roberts, was 29. He married Elizabeth Trippick on 17 December 1878, in Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Gloucester South Hamlet, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 17 January 1942, in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87, and was buried in Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Roberts
Elizabeth Trippick
Marriage: 17 December 1878
William Roberts
Albert Edward Roberts
Annie Elizabeth Roberts
Edith Roberts
Florence Margaret Roberts

Sources (13)

  • William Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Henry Roberts, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Henry Roberts, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1878Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 25

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 29

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 49

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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