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George Harvey ROBERTS

Male 1898 - 1942  (43 years)


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  • Name George Harvey ROBERTS  [1
    Born 24 Jul 1898  Kingsteignton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 9 Dec 1898  Kingsteignton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • George Harvey, son of John Henry and Mary Jane ROBERTS, baptised 9 December 1898, born 24 July 1898; father a Brick Presser, residing 15 Pottery Cottages, Kingsteignton.
    Gender Male 
    Address 1939 
    7 Bowood Road, Taunton, M.B., Somerset 
    Address 5 Apr 1942  [1
    7 Bowood Rd., Taunton, Somerset 
    • Address at the time of his death.
    Died 5 Apr 1942  Taunton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Pneumococcal peritonitis 
    • George Harvey ROBERTS, died, age 43, on 5 April 1942. Died at Somerset Hospital, Taunton, Somerset. Residence prior to death was 7 Bowood Road, Taunton, Somerset. Informant: S. J. T. ROBERTS, brother, residing at 25 Western Drive, Laira, Plymouth, Devon.
    Notes 
    • (Medical): His son, John, wrote " ...he was never in very good health due to being gassed in the trenches during the first war. " [7]
    Person ID I86  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2018 

    Father John Henry ROBERTS,   b. 29 Jun 1872, Newton Abbot, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1918, Newton Abbot, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother 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  [8
    • 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.] [8]
    Address 1898  [6
    15 Pottery Cottages, Kingsteignton, Devon 
    • Address at baptism of George on 9 December 1898.
    Address 1901  [4
    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  [11
    41 Forde Road, Newton Abbot, Devon 
    • Address at the time of John's death on 28 October 1918.
    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.
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet

    Family Louisa May "May" HORSWILL,   b. 9 Jun 1907, Penzance, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1999, Moncton, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1929  Kenwyn, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Type: Separated 
    • Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Kenwyn in the County of Cornwall according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of England, after Banns, on 27 January 1929. George Harvey ROBERTS, age 30, Bachelor, Boilersmith, son of John Henry ROBERTS, Deceased, Railway carriage cleaner; and Lousia May HORSWILL, age 21, Spinster; Drapers Assistant, daughter of Ebenezer Orlando HORSWILL, Grocers Manager. Both residing at the time of marriage at 8 Trelawny Road, Hendra, Kenwyn. Witnesses: Ebenezer Orlando HORSWILL and Sydney John Trafford ROBERTS. Vicar: Fredk. Thomas. [8]
    Address
    • Truro, Cornwall until 1938.
    Address 1938  [12
    • They moved to Taunton, Somerset when George was transferred by the railway.
    Children 
     1. Grenville John "John" ROBERTS,   b. 8 Aug 1931, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1992, Taunton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Railway records: George Harvey Roberts
    Railway records: George Harvey Roberts
    George Harvey ROBERTS, Apprentice, born 24 July 1898, entered into service on 18 August 1913, rate of pay on entering 10d. Great Western Railway.

  • Sources 
    1. [S83] Certified Copy of an Entry of Death, General Register Office.

    2. [S1062] UK Railway Employment Records 1833-1963.

    3. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    4. [S120] Census of England, 1901.

    5. [S1201] 1939 Register, (Created 29 September 1939).

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

    7. [S676] Personal communication.

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

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

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

    11. [S217] Newspaper.

    12. [S45] Personal knowledge/recollection, Anne Brooks.


  

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