John Roberts born Newland area abt 1799 (General)

by Jefff @, West London, Middlesex, Sunday, February 03, 2019, 01:01 (45 days ago) @ Mike Pinchin

Yes I saw the soldier record too Mike, Familysearch has it as;

Name William Roberts
Event Type Census
Event Date 1881
Event Place Colchester St Botolph, Essex, England
Registration District Colchester
Residence Note "Infantry Camp" St Botolph
Gender Male
Age 21
Marital Status Married
Occupation Soldier
Relationship to Head of Household Soldier
Birth Year (Estimated) 1860
Birthplace Newland, Gloucestershire, England
Page Number 14
Registration Number RG11
Piece/Folio 1789/71
Affiliate Record Type Household

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That 1911 census does a good job of confirming this line matches the original post, thanks !

Think this is our William;

Record_ID: 78483
Entry_Number: 3461
Year: 1937
Month: Apr
Day: 18
Surname: ROBERTS
Forenames: William
Residence: Quarryman
Age_at_death: 77
Officiating_Minister: George Adams
Event: Interment
Cause_of_death:
Memoranda: (1) Broadwell Lane End (2) Section D Adult Gr[ave] (3) M 4 (4) Unconsecrated (5) West Dean
Notes:
Register_Reference: DA25 / 204 / 30
Page_No: 73
Parish_Chapel: Coleford Cemetery
Soundex: R163

Record_ID: 78344
Entry_Number: 3323
Year: 1934
Month: Oct
Day: 17
Surname: ROBERTS
Forenames: Sarah Ann
Residence: Wife of William Roberts
Age_at_death: 75
Officiating_Minister: Mr G E Adams
Event: Interment
Cause_of_death:
Memoranda: (1) Broadwell Coleford (2) Section D Adult Gr[ave] (3) N 4 (4) Unconsecrated (5) West Dean
Notes:
Register_Reference: DA25 / 204 / 30
Page_No: 66
Parish_Chapel: Coleford Cemetery
Soundex: R163

(The 1891 census gave her name as "Sarah A Roberts")


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