William Henry Roberts

1855–17 January 1942 (Age 87)
Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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 Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. 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
1855–1942
Elizabeth Trippick
1856–1931
Marriage: 17 December 1878
William Roberts
1880–
Albert Edward Roberts
1882–1946
Annie Elizabeth Roberts
1883–
Edith Roberts
1885–
Florence Margaret Roberts
1886–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 December 1878
Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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.
1884

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: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Roberts in household of Louisa Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Henry Roberts in household of Louisa Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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