Griffith Roberts1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Male
Father John Roberts (bet 1811 and 1816 - )
Mother Eleanor (bet 1806 and 1811 - )

Family with Jane Prichard (est 1829 - )

Daughter Ellin Roberts (cal 1859 - )
Son Henry Roberts (1866 - 1926)
Daughter Jane Elizabeth Roberts (1872 - )

Events and attributes

Birth
calculated 1836
Llaniestyn, Caernarfonshire, Wales2
Census
6 June 1841
Pistyll, Llaniestyn, Caernarfonshire, Wales9
Occupation
30 March 1851
Farm labourer10
Census
30 March 1851
Tai'r Dwr, Llaniestyn, Caernarfonshire, Wales10
Occupation
10 April 1858
Quarryman8
Residence
10 April 1858
Bontnewydd, Caernarfonshire, Wales8
Marriage
10 April 1858
To Jane Prichard
St Rhedyw Parish Church, Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire, Wales

Notes:
Woman's Age: 27y
Man's Age: 21y8
Residence
13 April 1860
Pen Hafodlas, Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire, Wales11
Occupation
7 April 1861
Ag lab4
Census
7 April 1861
Penyfodlas, Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire, Wales4
Occupation
6 June 1866
Farm servant3
Residence
6 June 1866
Pant Du Terrace, Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire, Wales3
Court appearance
13 October 1870
Caernarfon Court, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, Wales

Notes:
He was found guilty of Petty Larceny at Caenarfon Petty Sessions and sentenced to 3 months Hard Labour.12
Occupation
2 April 1871
Labourer2
Census
2 April 1871
Pant Du Terrace, Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire, Wales2
Court appearance
19 March 1878
Caernarfon Court, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, Wales

Notes:
He was found guilty of wounding during a scuffle which drunk and sentenced to 9 calendar months Hard Labour. His son Henry Richard Roberts (10 years old at the time) gave evidence in his defence.13,12
Court appearance
18 January 1881
Caernarfon Court, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, Wales

Notes:
He was tried for stealing a duck and a gander on 1st January 1881, found guilty of stealing the duck and sentenced to 12 months Hard Labour.14,12
Occupation
3 April 1881
Labourer5
Census
3 April 1881
Her Majesty's Prison, Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, Wales5
Occupation
6 December 1884
Stone mason1
Occupation
5 April 1891
Mason6
Census
5 April 1891
94w, Ffrwd Garreg Wen, Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire, Wales6
Occupation
31 March 1901
Stone mason7
Census
31 March 1901
Ffrwd Garreg Wen, Penygroes, Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire, Wales7

Citations

  1. [S195] Wales, marriage certificate (certified copy) for Henry Roberts and Margaret Jones, married 6 December 1884; Carnarvon Carnarvonshire. General Register Office, Southport
  2. [S196] 1871 census of Wales, Llanllyfni, Caernavonshire, Griffith Roberts; digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 12 December 2017); citing Class: RG10; Piece: 5712; Folio: 23; Page: 10
  3. [S198] Wales, birth certificate (certified copy) for Henry Roberts, born 27 April 1866; registered 6 June 1866; Carnarvon district, Llandwrog sub-district, County of Carnarvon; Register Office, Carnarvon.
  4. [S337] 1861 census of Wales, Caernarvonshire, Llanllyfni, Griffith Roberts; digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.ukco.uk : accessed 18 January 2018); citing Class: RG09; Piece: 4336; Folio: 83; Page: 19
  5. [S339] 1881 census of Wales, Llanbeblig, Caernarfonshire, Griffith Roberts; digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 21 January 2018); citing Class: RG11; Piece: 5568; Folio: 41; Page: 29
  6. [S341] 1891 census of Wales Caernarfonshire Llanllyfni, Griffith Roberts; digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 21 January 2018); citing Class: RG13; Piece: 4655; Folio: 80; Page: 15
  7. [S342] 1901 census of Wales Caernarfonshire Llanllyfni, Griffith Roberts; digital image, Findmypast(http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 21 January 2018); citing Class: RG13; Piece: 5268; Folio: 75; Page: 8
  8. [S344] "Caernarvonshire Marriages and Banns Transcription" database with images, Findmypast(https://findmypast.co.uk accessed 21 January 2018), marriage of Griffith Roberts and Jane Parry, 10 April 1858; citing Welsh Archive Services.
  9. [S349] 1841 census of Wales Caernarfonshire Llaniestyn, John Roberts; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 23 January 2018); citing Class: HO107; Piece: 1390; Book: 6; Folio: 49; Page: 8
  10. [S350] 1851 census of Wales, Caernarvonshire Lanniestyn, Griffith Roberts; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 23 January 2018); citing Class: HO107; Piece: 2414; Folio: 186; Page: 4
  11. [S393] Wales, death certificate (certified copy) for Henry Prichard, died 6 April 1860; registered 13 April 1860, Carnarvon district Llandwrog Sub-district, County of Carnarvon; General Register Office, Southport.
  12. [S343] "England & Wales, Crime, Prisons & Punishment, 1770-1935 ", database with images, Findmypast (http://findmypast.co.uk : accessed 21 January 2018) entry for Griffith Roberts 17 Jan 1881 Carnarvon Court; citing A Calendar Of Prisoners Tried At The Assizes series HO140. The National Archives, Kew, London.
  13. [S347] "The North Wales Chronicle and Advertiser for the Principality" 23 March 1878 (digital images), Welsh Newspapers Online(https://http://newspapers.library.wales, accessed: 23 January 2018), page 7, column 2, headed Unlawfully Wounding.
  14. [S348] "The North Wales Chronicle and Advertiser for the Principality" 22 January 1881 (digital images), Welsh Newspapers Online(https://http://newspapers.library.wales, accessed: 23 January 2018), page 6, column 7, headed Carnarvonshire Assizes subheaded Stealing a Duck.