Roberts, Tom



1887 - 1916
Rank Private
Service no.15418




School Records give Thomas Roberts birthday as 14thDecember 1887  no baptism found- the son of William & Emily Roberts.

William ROBERTS & Emily Amphlett married in Nottingham St Mary 24th February 1879

1891 census for:  Main Street, Granby, Sutton Close

ROBERTS, WilliamHead Married  M311860Agricultural LaborerSutton, Notts

ROBERTS, EmilyWife Married  F44 1847  Hartpury, Gloucestershire

ROBERTS, Gertrude Daughter Single F 14 1877 Gloucester, ROBERTS, Kate Daughter F9 1882 Scholar Sutton, Nottinghamshire

ROBERTS, John W Son   M7 1884 Scholar Redhill, Nottinghamshire

ROBERTS, TomSon  M3 1888  Daybrook, Nottinghamshire

Illus. Chron 16-Dec1916  ROBERTS, MaryDaughter F1 1890  Sutton, Nottinghamshire


1901 census:  80, Knighton Lane, Leicester

ROBERTS, William Head Married  M 44 1857 Gas Labourer Sutton, Nottinghamshire

ROBERTS, Emily Wife Married  F 58 1843  Hartpuory, Gloucestershire

ROBERTS, Kate     Daughter Single  F 19 1882 Hosiery Stamper Sutton in Vale, Notts

ROBERTS, John W Son Single  M 17 1884 Hosiery Trimmer Arnold, Notts

ROBERTS, Tom Son Single  M 13 1888 Cycle Trade Tyre MakerDaybrook, Notts

ROBERTS, Mary E Daughter  F 11 1890  Sutton, Nottinghamshire


1911 census:  80 Knighton Lane Leicester

ROBERTS, William Head Married  M 60 1851 Gas Labourer Notts Sutton in the Vale

ROBERTS, Emily Wife Married 32 years  F 67 1844  Gloucestershire Hartpury

ROBERTS, Tom Son Single  M 24 1887 Hosiery Trimmer NottsDaybrook

WELLS, Bertie Gleeson Boarder Married  M 22 1889 AsstSchool Teacher Leics Knighton

WELLS, Mary Eleanor Boarder Married 2 years  F 21 1890 Hosiery Counter Notts Sutton in the Vale

WELLS, Blanche Eleanor Daughter  F 2 1909  Leicester


Tom Roberts was killed in action on 16th September 1916

He is remembered on Panel Reference Pier,

Face 7D & 8D.

Thiepval Memorial