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Willie ROBERTS (1874-1890)

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Willie ROBERTS

Name: Willie ROBERTS1
Sex: Male
Father: William Owen ROBERTS (1847-1927)
Mother: Jane DAVIES (c. 1851-1938)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 25 Nov 1874 Llanllwchaiarn, Montgomeryshire2,3
Llanllwchaiarn, Montgomeryshire
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 6) Llanfair Road Newtown Montgomeryshire4
Llanfair Road Newtown Montgomeryshire
RG11/5487/37
Death 27 Apr 1890 (age 15) Llanfair Road, Llanllwchaiarn, Montgomeryshire5,6,7
Cause: Typhoid
Address: Llanfair Road, Llanllwchaiarn, Montgomeryshire
Burial 30 Apr 1890 Llanllwchaiarn Parish Church, Newtown, Montgomeryshire8

Individual Note (shared)

Went to join his father's business, but died of Typhoid.

 

At age 17 William went to work in the family business - undertakers.

Three weeks after he started work he went to remove a body in its casket.

Body burst covering him with fluid.

Within three weeks he was dead.5

Sources

1Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, "Montgomeryshire Records: Parish of Llanllwchaiarn Memorial Inscriptions" (Published 1997). Custom Id: MR/MI/23.
Graham Hoadly.
2Ibid. Page: 117 No: 822. Cit. Date: 21 August 2003. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Sandstone stepped cross: (see also 829)
IHS / In memory of / Sarah Ann Daughter of / William O. & Jane Roberts, / Born August 4th 1868 / Died Dec. 5th 1871 / Also of Mary Jane their / Daughter Born July 24 1870 / Died January 3rd 1882. / In Memory of / Willie Roberts, / born / November 25th 1874 / Died April 27th 1890
both GRO & BR entries confirm name as "Willie Roberts"
3"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Dec 1874
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ROBERTS William Newtown 11b 194
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
4The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "1881 Census - Family Search Website" (Online 1881 Census for England and Wales). Custom Id: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=census/search_census.asp. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Household:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability

William A. ROBERTS Head M Male 33 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Coach Builder

Jane ROBERTS Wife M Female 31 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Coach Wife

Mary Jane ROBERTS Daur Female 10 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Scholar

Sarah A. ROBERTS Daur Female 8 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Scholar

William ROBERTS Son Male 6 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Scholar

Luisa ROBERTS Daur Female 4 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales Scholar

Matilda ROBERTS Daur Female 2 Llanlwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales


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Source Information:
Dwelling Llanfair Rd
Census Place Llanllwchaiarn, Montgomery, Wales
Family History Library Film 1342319
Public Records Office Reference RG11
Piece / Folio 5487 / 37
Page Number 35
5"Conversation between Graham Hoadly and Shirley Morris - William Owen Roberts's Great Grandaughter". Assessment: Questionable.
6Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, "Parish of Llanllwchaiarn Memorial Inscriptions" (MR/MI/23).
Text From Source: Monumental Inscription Index for The Parish Church of Llanllwchaiarn, Montgomeryshire; Powis county Archive Office,
Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Llanllwchaiarn Cemetery:

Sandstone stepped cross:

IHS
/ In memory of / Sarah Ann Daughter of / William O. & Jane Roberts, / Born August 4th 1868 / Died Dec. 5th 1871 /

Also of Mary Jane their / Daughter Born July 24 1870 / Died January 3rd 1882. /

In Memory of / Willie Roberts, / born / November 25th 1874 / Died April 27th 1890
Graham Hoadly.
7"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Deaths Jun 1890
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Roberts Willie 15 Newtown 11b 128
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
8Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, "Parish of Llanllwchaiarn Memorial Inscriptions" (MR/MI/23).
Text From Source: Monumental Inscription Index for The Parish Church of Llanllwchaiarn, Montgomeryshire; Powis county Archive Office,
Graham Hoadly.