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Family of William Eric ROBERTS and Nancy ALDOUS

Husband: William Eric ROBERTS (1915-1963)
Wife: Nancy ALDOUS (1918-2001)
Marriage 24 Jun 1950 Parish Church, Preshute, Marlborough, Wiltshire1

Husband: William Eric ROBERTS


William Eric ROBERTS


William Eric ROBERTS


William Eric ROBERTS


William Eric ROBERTS


William Eric ROBERTS


William Eric ROBERTS


William Eric ROBERTS

Name: William Eric ROBERTS
Sex: Male
Father: William Evan Morgan ROBERTS (1882-1967)
Mother: Harriett OWEN (1884-1959)
Birth 5 Jan 1915 Leamington2,3
Census 29 Sep 1939 (age 24) Royal Leamington Spa M.B., Warwickshire, England4
1 Granville Street
Will 1963 (age 47-48) Leamington, Warwickshire5
William Eric Roberts of
40 Greathead Road, Leamington, Warwickshire
died 12th January 1963 at the Central Hospital, Hatton, Warwickshire
Probate Birmingham 28th March 1963 to
Nancy Roberts widow

Effects £3209 4s 5d
Occupation Electrical Engineer
Death 12 Jan 1963 (age 48) The Central Hospital, Hatton, Warwickshire6
Cause: Bronchopneumonia; Glioma [Brain Tumour]
Address: 40 Greathead Road, Leamington, Warwickshire
Probate 28 Mar 1963 Birmingham5

Wife: Nancy ALDOUS



Name: Nancy ALDOUS
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 10 Sep 1918
Occupation Nurse
Death 14 Apr 2001 (age 82)

Note on Husband: William Eric ROBERTS - shared note

Known as "Eric".


Born at 4.00pm.


Died of a brain tumour. (According to Glyn Roberts sometime after 1961)

Note on Wife: Nancy ALDOUS - shared note

According to Glyn Roberts: They have four boys.


Nancy was looked after by the Masons after Eric's death.

Lived in Leamington.


1"Eric Roberts & Nancy Aldous Marriage Certificate".

Source: Eric Roberts & Nancy Aldous, Eric Roberts Nancy Aldous marr

2GRO, "Birth Certificate". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Shortened Birth Certificate



I, the undersigned, Do hereby certify that the Birth of
William Eric Roberts
born on the 5th day of January One thousand nine hundred and fifteen
has been duly registered by me at Entry No 33 of my Register Book No 84
Witness my hand, this 26th day of January 1915
Ernest M. Coy Registrar of Births and Deaths
District Warwick Sub-District Leamington
Graham Hoadly.
3"Family bible inscribed "To Robert Roberts the gift of Miss [?] 1867"".
Text From Source: [Inscribed on the inside front cover]:

Robert Roberts
The gift of
Miss [?] [?]

Baptized by Rev. W. Hinton Jones Mon [does this refer to Robert Eric Roberts? it is written opposite to the entry for Robert Eric]

[Written on inside front flyleaf]:

Ages of Family

Father - November 28th 1814
Mother - January 18th 1818
Jane - January 2nd 1841
Anne - March 29th 1845
William - December 29th 1847
Matilda - February 6th 1854
Robert Morgan - November 30th 1855, at half past 11 in forenoon
married 3rd November 1879 to Annie [the letter "i" later crossed out] Jones, Born May 5th 1858.
Mary Matilda Maggie Jane, Born July 21st, 1880, at 10 min to 5 o'clock in the morning. Wed. Friday [Friday crossed out]
William Evan Morgan Roberts Born March 16th, 1882 Wed. at 4 o'clock in the afternoon
Robert Eric Roberts, born July 17th 1890 at a ¼ to 4 in the Afternoon at Glyndwr Place

[Written on inside back flyleaf]:


Matilda Louisa Gordon died February 18th 1878, aged 24
William Roberts died at Commercial Street, Newtown, December 7, 1889 aged 75
Mother (Jane) Sept 6, 1911 aged 94
Jane Jones, Cymric Cottage, Canal, Newtown, Sept 21, 1911 aged 70
John Jones Nov. 23, 1911, aged 77 Do. [refers to the address at Cymric Cottage]
Annie James, Croesawdy, New Road, Newtown,
William Owen Roberts, Llanfair Road, Newtown, Jany. 10, 1927, aged 79
Mary Matilda Maggie Jane Roberts, died May 25th, 1932, at Berrington Hospital aged 51
Anne Roberts died 11th March 1934 4.30 pm

[Inscribed on the inside back cover]:

Robert Roberts
The gift of
Miss [?] [?]
Glyn Roberts.
4"Census 1939 Royal Leamington Spa M.B., Warwickshire, England RG101/5694F/016/20 Letter Code: QEGF" (RG101/5694F/016/20 Letter Code: QEGF).
Text From Source: Name of person,Married name,Gender,Birthdate,Condition as to marriage,Rank, Profession or Occupation,Occupation comment,Comments
William E M ROBERTS,,M,16 MAR 1882,Married,Electrical Engineer (Midland Electric),,
Harriett ROBERTS,,F,11 MAY 1884,Married,Unpaid Domestic Duties,,
William Eric ROBERTS,,M,5 JAN 1915,,,,[Redacted 2016]

Source: Census 1939 Royal Leamington Spa M.B., Warwickshire, England RG101/5694F/016/20 Letter Code: QEGF, Census UK 1939 RG101/5694F/016/20 Letter Code: QEGF

5"Probate Indexes".
Principal Registry of the Family Division
Principal Probate Registry
First Avenue House
42-49 High Holborn

Visited by Graham Hoadly 20 June 2005.
Principal Registry Family Division, First Avenue House, 42-49 High Holborn, LONDON, WC1V 6NP. Tel: 020 7947 6946.
6Death Certificate.
Text From Source: GRO death certificate
In possession of Graham Hoadly.
Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Registration District: Warwick and Leamington
1963 DEATH in the Sub-district of Warwick in the County of Warwick
No: 351
When and where died: Fourteenth January 1963. The Central Hospital, Hatton
Name and Surname: William Eric Roberts
Sex: Male
Age: 48 years
Occupation: of 40 Greathead Road. Leamington. An Electrical Engineer
Cause of Death: 1(a) Bronchopneumonia
2 Glioma
Certified by E.S. Stern MRCS
Signature, description and residence of informant: Nancy Roberts. Widow of Deceased 40 Greathead Road. Leamington.
When registered: Fifteenth January 1963
Signature of Registrar: E.M.P. Plant. Registrar

I Ellen M. Plant Registrar of Births and Deaths for the Sub-district of Warwick, in the County of Warwick
do HEREBY CERTIFY that this is a true Copy of Entry No 351 in the Register Book of Deaths for the said Sub-district, and that such Register Book is now legally in my custody.
Witness my hand this 15th day of January 1963. E.M. Plant Registrar of Births and Deaths
Family Records Centre, 1 Myddleton Street, LONDON, EC1R 1UW. Tel: 020 8392 5300.

Source: Death Certificate, 17 Rosefield Street, Leamington June 2014 (4)