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Death lookup John and Elizabeth Roberts


westville, kwazulu natal
South Africa
Hi there,

John Roberts married Elizabeth Polhill on 26 April 1798 at St Marys the Virgin, Dover, Kent. They had 6 children between the years 1799 and 1818, all in Dover, Kent.
John was a Lieutenant of Royal Navy when he got married and retired as a Commander H.M.S. Terrible. He was made freeman of Dover in 1802 by virtue of his marriage to Elizabeth Polhill.

Could some one please help me find a death for John and Elizabeth.

Kind regards
Hi Jackie,

Do you think that they died before 1837? If they did then there won't be a death certificate but you would have to look in the parish registers for a burial.

Have you looked on The National Archives website to see if there is a will for him?

I can't see a will for John on TNA but there are a few hits for Polhill in Dover, they might be worth a look and may mention rellies and whether they were alive or not.
@Tom @jack did you ever find anything further here on the Roberts line? I am a direct descendant, however I unfortunately cannot find who John's parents were. For Elizabeth, there is significant history to the Polhill line.