Dorothy Roberts

Brief Life History of Dorothy

When Dorothy Roberts was born on 28 June 1899, in Walkden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Henry Roberts, was 28 and her mother, Bertha Oldham Lees, was 29. She married Eric Chadwick Crossley on 21 June 1922, in Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 1 March 1986, in Bangor, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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Eric Chadwick Crossley
Dorothy Roberts
Marriage: 21 June 1922
David John Crossley
Bertha June Crossley

Sources (4)

  • Dorothy Roberts in household of George H Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Dorothy Roberts, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Dorothy Roberts in household of George Henry Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.


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First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

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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