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1891 census
Source                   RG12 Piece 3748, Folio 25, Page 6
Place                    Wakefield, St Johns
Dwelling                 1 Wentworth Terrace, Shedule 35
	                 Rel   Mar  Age  Occ                               Birthplace
George Henry   Roberts   head  M    48   Living on own means               Wakefield
Ellen          Roberts   wife  M    42                                     Wrenthorpe
Gervase Henry  Roberts   son   s    20   Mechanical apprentice student     Wakefield 
Louisa Ellen   Roberts   dau        14   Scholar                           Wakefield
Martha Eveline Roberts   dau        11   Scholar                           Wakefield
Mary           Roberts   dau         9   Scholar                           Wakefield
Sarah Ann Goodair        ser        40   Gen Domestic Serv                 Wakefield

Gervase henry roberts m.marqt1893 Bolton 8c 560 to Widow Matilda Murphy

Matilda ann Crump first married 12feb1876, St Michaels, Derby to
Alfred hallam Murphy 30 DEC 1839 - 30 JUL 1887, Dental Surgeon
Alfred was born 30 DEC 1839, St. Peters Vicarage, Derby, England
Father: James Brabazon MURPHY,  Mother: Louisa MOSLEY
Education: Royal College of Surgeons of England,  Occupation: Dentist 
DEATH? 30 JUL 1887, Baltimore, MD 

1881 census
place                  Hazlewood Belper
dwelling               schudule 41 

Alfred       Murphy  head 41      Dental Surgeon  LWS RCSE    St Peters parish Derby          
Matilda ann  Murphy  wife 25                                  St Werburgh parish derby
Sarah        Warin   serv 15      

In 1883 Matilda divorced Alfred on the Grounds of Adultery. It is not clear if this was before or after the birth of her daughter Gladys
By 1891 Matilda has moved to Lancashire and states she is a widow
Possible death of Alfred hallam Murphy 1887 Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

1891 census
source                   RG12 Piece 2935  Folio 84 Page 41  Schedule 215
Place                    Toxteth Park Lancashire
Dwelling                 4 Harrowly Street 

Matilda Murphy  Head   35  living on own means                Derby 
Gladys  Muphy   dau     8                                     Derby
Dorothy Sommerville boarder   3months                         Southport lancs
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marriage marQt 1893 Bolton
Gervase Henry Roberts
Matilda Murphy (nee Crump)

In the probate of his father 1900 he is named as
Gervase Henry Roberts of Caerleon Villas, Clifton Road , Prestwich
in the county of Lancaster, Engineer. the son of the said deceased.
and later in dec 1900 following probate as
Gervase Henry Roberts late of Preswitch
but now of Horwich both in the county of Lancashire, Engineer

1901 census 
Source                  RG13 Piece 3160, folio 39  page 26, schedule 156       
Place                   Horwich Lancs, Holy Trinity
Dwelling                305 Chorly New Road 
Gervase H  Roberts  head     30    Mechanical Engineer and Gas Manager   Wakefield
Matilda    Roberts  wife     40                                          Derbyshire
George W   Roberts  son       7                                          Horwich 
Gladys M Murphy  Stepdau     17                                          Derby

1911 census
Source                 RG14 Piece 2735, RG78PN94, RD29, SD2, ED6, SN195 
Place                  Lewisham. London 
Dwelling               3 Blessington Road Lee 

Gervase henry          Roberts  head 40  m 18yrs  Mechanical Engineer Assistant  Wakefield
                                In The Service Of The War Dept. At The Royal Arsnel 
Matilda ann            Roberts  wife 50                                  Derby
George william pearson Roberts  son  17   Scholar                        Horwich Lancashire
Gladys may           Murphy stepdau  23?                                 Derby, Derbyshire

Gladys should be about 28

Graces Guide 1922 Whos Who in Engineering
ROBERTS, Gervase Henry, C.B.E., M.Inst. C.E., M.I.Mech.E.,
Chief Mech. Engr., Royal Arsenal, Woolwich;
son of Alderman G. H. Roberts, J.P., Mayor of Wakefield.
Educated Stanley Hall and Leeds University.
Training: L. and Y. Rly. Works, Horwich. ,br. Paper before Inst. of Mech. Engrs., Cambridge Summer Meeting, 1913, on " Co-ordination of Eng. Research Work."
Address: 3, Blessington Road, Blackheath, S.E.13.
T. N.: Lee Green 1729.

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Institute of Civil Enginers, Membership Proposal

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Matilda ann Roberts, of Officers Quaters Enfield Lock, Middlesex.
(wife of Gervase Henry Roberts) died 13th November 1926
at 132 Ordnance Road, Enfield, Middlesex.
Administration LONDON 10th March to the said Gervase Henry Roberts Factory superintendent.
Effects 62 10s

Gervase Henry Roberts, of Boathythe, Northam Devonshire.
Died 15th February 1944.
Probate:- Exeter, 4th July to George william pearson Roberts, civil servant and Elsie Roberts wife of the said George william pearson Roberts.
Effects:- 24,253,2s 9d

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