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Information about JANE ROBERTS

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Lynne Report 18 Sep 2021 20:08

Jane was my daughter's aunt (from my first marriage). As far as we know she lived with her parents all her life.
They retired from Edinburgh to Saxilby in Lincolnshire and we think Jane went with them.
Because of the recent death of her brother, my ex-husband, we have been told that Jane has passed away.
I can't find any record which could be her. There is a Jane Roberts of about the correct age who is registered as having passed away in Wakefield. I don't understand why she would be in Wakefield.
Her parents were Percy and Jeanette Roberts.
Any help would be welcome. Thank you all


ArgyllGran Report 18 Sep 2021 21:38

When was Jane born?
EDIT: Ah, I see - July/Aug/Sept quarter of 1936, in Fylde RD.
No middle initial.

Is this the death you mean?

GRO Reference: DOR Q1/2000 in WAKEFIELD (0991C) Reg C54A Entry Number 88

When did her parents die? Percy 1980 and Jeanette 1985, in Lincoln reg district?

After they died she could have moved anywhere - just as Percy and Jeanette moved from Blackpool to Edinburgh to Lincolnshire.


ArgyllGran Report 18 Sep 2021 21:56

Two closed records with Percy and Jeanette in 1939 - presumably Jane and your ex-husband:

Percy Roberts
in the 1939 England and Wales Register
Name: Percy Roberts
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 25 Jun 1908
Residence Date: 1939
Address: 65
Residence Place: Blackpool, Lancashire, England
Occupation: Public Works Contractors
Line Number: 14
Schedule Number: 20
Sub Schedule Number: 1
Enumeration District: NCAK
Borough: Blackpool
Registration district: Blackpool
Inferred Spouse:
Jeanette Roberts
Household Members Age
Percy Roberts 31
Jeanette Roberts 33

That also means that unless her death hasn't been picked up yet, or unless FMP has a more up-to-date 1939 record, she may be still living.


ArgyllGran Report 18 Sep 2021 22:00

Here's the DOB of the woman who died in Wakefield - so NOT your Jane.

Jane Roberts
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: Jane Roberts
Death Age: 63
Birth Date: 29 May 1936 <<<<<<<<<<<<<
Registration Date: Jan 2000
Registration District: Wakefield
Inferred County: West Yorkshire
Register Number: C54A
District and Subdistrict: 0991C
Entry Number: 88

Ancestry suggests that's this woman, who married a Roberts:

Jane Hopwood
in the 1939 England and Wales Register
Name: Jane Hopwood
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Birth Date: 29 May 1936 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Residence Date: 1939
Address: 31, Westfields.
Residence Place: Hemsworth, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
Occupation: Under School Age
Line Number: 3
Schedule Number: 346
Sub Schedule Number: 4
Enumeration District: KRJN
Borough: Hemsworth
Registration district: 506-2.
Household Members Age
David Hopwood 27
Elsie Hopwood 23
This record is officially closed.
Jane Hopwood 3
This record is officially closed.
George Holdsworth 54

Jane Hopwood
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005
Name: Jane Hopwood
Registration Date: Jan 1959
[Feb 1959]
[Mar 1959]
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration District: Hemsworth
Inferred County: Yorkshire West Riding
Spouse: Edwin A Roberts
Volume Number: 2b
Page Number: 1586

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 19 Sep 2021 08:34

Just a thought

Maybe someone who was in touch with your ex could elaborate on when and where she passed


ArgyllGran Report 19 Sep 2021 10:56

PMs from Lynne indicate that she was not in touch with her ex-husband for very many years, and would have no idea about his contacts.

The information that Jane has died came from a NOK tracing organisation who traced Lynne's daughter after her father's death.

Because of childhood illness, Jane needed support with everyday matters, so is possibly unlikely to have had a job, or to have died abroad, or even left the Lincoln area.

I've suggested that perhaps Jane's death has happened in the last couple of years, and so is not showing online yet.

Lynne thinks she will contact the Lincolnshire registration authorities, and I agree.

Also the tracing organisation might be able to give more information


KathleenBell Report 19 Sep 2021 10:59

There is this death on the GRO site:-

GRO Reference: DOR Q2/2016 in LINCOLNSHIRE (609-1B) Entry Number 513812038

Kath. x


ArgyllGran Report 19 Sep 2021 11:28

So there is! I missed that one!

Looks potentially good.


Kay???? Report 19 Sep 2021 22:46

Passed away on 21st April 2016 at Lincoln County Hospital, aged 79 years. Sister to ??. Funeral service to be held on Friday 10th June 2016 at Saxilby Cemetery at 2.00pm. Flowers or donations to the R.N.L.I c/o Lincolnshire Co-operative Funeral Service Tritton Road Lincoln LN6 7QY Tel 01522 534971

I have edited brothers name out.