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1871 census - John Roberts


westville, kwazulu natal
South Africa
Hi there,

Please could someone look in 1871 census for :

John Roberts Born abt 1812 Ports, Hampshire

I have him in 1881 census as Seaman Pensioner, and his wife as Ann, a Laundress. They had two sons, William and Charles in 1839 and 1842 respectively in Bramshaw, Hampshire.

Many thanks
P.S. I have requested a lookup as well on 1861 board
Could this be your family.
just them no children with them.
John Roberts 59 Born Portsea Hants.
Ann Robert 53 Born Waterford Ireland

RG10 piece1146 folio85 page 13
Is there an address of where the census took place for this family or occupations listed?
Am sure this is them, but need to see them with children to confirm. I have Charles Roberts born 1842 with parents John Roberts and Ann. Only marriage i could find in Hampshire was John Roberts to Ann Gough in 1837 Newbury, Hamp. There was only one other for John Roberts, but to a Helen or Mary in 1839.
I know that Charles was in the Kings Own Royal Regiment in 1871 as a private aged 29 years, so perhaps he had gone prior to 1861??
His brother William was only 2 1/2 years younger, could he perhaps have followed??

Looks like William was married on the 1871 and living in Alderbury Wiltshire.

William Roberts 31 b Bramshaw Hampshire
Caroline Roberts 8
Charles H Roberts 6
Ellen E Roberts 4
George Roberts 1
Mary A Roberts 27

all children and Mary A born Winterslo Wiltshire

Rg10 Piece 1847 folio11 page14
This looks like it could be your John on the 1861
Vessels Portsmouth Harbour
John Roberts 50 born Portsea
occupation:- captain hold aboard HMS Illustrious
looks like the ship is docked at Holyhead

RG9 piece4484 folio 1 page 1

now just need to find Ann and the children in 1861
This is a possible for Ann on the 1861. Place of birth out but has a child Charles with her age out but in Bramshaw

Ann Roberts 49
Charles Roberts 8
Charlotte Roberts 10
George Roberts 12
Richard Roberts 17

Original image very hard to read.

RG9 piece 685 folio13 page 19