Thurza Roberts

Female 1853 - 1937  (83 years)


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  • Name Thurza Roberts 
    Born 12 Aug 1853  Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 2 Oct 1853  Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Pitton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Age: 7y 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Pitton and Farley , Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Age: 17y 
    Address:
    Under the Hill 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Pitton and Farley , Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Domestic Servant, out of place 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Pitton and Farley , Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Age: 27y 
    Address:
    On The Hill 
    Residence 15 May 1887  Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Redlynch, Bruton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Age: 37y 
    Address:
    Cottage 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Redlynch, Bruton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 12
    Age: 47y 
    Address:
    Discove Fields, Redlynch 
    • Discove Fields. shown as Discove Cottages on a modern OS map. is just north east of Redlynch Park south of Bruton.
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Bruton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Age: 57y 
    Address:
    Redlynch 
    Ancestor Count
    Descendant Count 132 
    Name Thirza Roberts 
    Died 30 Apr 1937  Pitton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 15, 16
    • Information from newspaper report of her death

      Mrs Thurza Batten widow of Mr William Batten, passed away at Pitton on April 30th having reached the advanced age of 83 years. She had lived at Pitton and Farley for the greater part of her life and leaves 10 children, 30 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren, all of whom are living.
    Buried 7 May 1937  Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 15, 17
    Person ID I138  Taubman Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2018 

    Father Charles Roberts,   b. Cal Apr 1822, Pitton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jan 1915 and Mar 1915, West Grimstead, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Mother Emily Locke,   b. Est Mar 1824, Pitton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1900, Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1846  Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19
    Address:
    Salisbury Cathedral 
    • The witnesses were Stephen Tinsale? of Combe and Elizabeth Roberts of Pitton who both made their marks.
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Batten,   b. 11 Jun 1847, Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Apr 1924 and Jun 1924, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1874  Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 20
    Children 
     1. Margarett Thirza Batten,   b. Between Oct 1874 and Dec 1874, Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1954, Croydon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     2. Judith Batten,   b. 25 Jun 1876, Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1959, Evershot, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Harry Batten,   b. 23 Feb 1878, Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1960, Wells RD, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Alice Mary Batten,   b. Between Apr 1880 and Jun 1880, Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Apr 1955 and Jun 1955, Wells, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     5. Louisa Emily Batten,   b. Between Jul 1884 and Sep 1884, Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1953, Wood Green Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     6. William Batten,   b. Between Oct 1885 and Dec 1885, Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Apr 1954 and Jun 1954, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     7. Louis Batten,   b. 1 Feb 1887, Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1976, Salisbury Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     8. Elsie Ann Batten,   b. 23 Jul 1889, Farley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jan 1967 and Mar 1967, Mere RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. Ethel Edith Batten,   b. 19 May 1893, Bruton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Evelyn Batten,   b. 20 May 1897, Bruton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2011 
    Family ID F48  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1853 - Farley, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 2 Oct 1853 - Farley, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 7y - 7 Apr 1861 - Pitton, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 17y - 2 Apr 1871 - Pitton and Farley , Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Domestic Servant, out of place - 2 Apr 1871 - Pitton and Farley , Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Feb 1874 - Farley, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 27y - 3 Apr 1881 - Pitton and Farley , Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 15 May 1887 - Farley, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 37y - 5 Apr 1891 - Redlynch, Bruton, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 47y - 31 Mar 1901 - Redlynch, Bruton, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 57y - 2 Apr 1911 - Bruton, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Apr 1937 - Pitton, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 May 1937 - Farley, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S837] .

    2. [S255] Birth Certificate - Thirza Roberts, 255.

    3. [S632] Farley Baptism 1853 - Thirza Roberts.

    4. [S955] .

    5. [S240] Census 1861 Pitton, Wiltshire, England RG9-1313-46-12, 240.

    6. [S1050] .

    7. [S175] Census 1871 Pitton and Farley, Wiltshire RG10 1947 57 25, 175. (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S140] Census 1881 RG11-2066-54-22 : Alderbury, Wiltshire, England, 140. (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S683] Baptism Farley, Wiltshire, England (The Chapel) 15 May 1887 Louis Batten, (Page 18).

    10. [S1155] .

    11. [S139] Census 1891 RG12-1904-57-1 : Redlynch, Bruton, Somerset William Batten, 139. (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S165] Census 1901 RG13-2306-50-1 Bruton, Somerset, England, 165. (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S942] .

    14. [S507] Census 1911 Bruton, Somerset, England RG14; Piece: 14441; Schedule Number: 152, (RG14; Piece: 14441; Schedule Number: 152).

    15. [S739] Newspaper - unknown- 1937 - Death and Funeral of Mrs Batten, 65.
      Death and Funeral of Mrs Batten.

      Mrs. Thurza Batten, widow of Mr William Batten, passed away at Pitton on April 30th having reached the advanced age of 83 years. She had lived at Pitton and Farley for the greater part of her life and leaves 10 children, 30 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren, all of whom are living.

      The funeral took place at Farley on Tuesday, the Rev. C M Gay officiating. Among the mourners were Mrs. E Clark (sister). Mr H Batten, and Mr W Batten (sons), Mrs Bowditch, Mrs Isgrove, Mrs C Whitlock, Mrs Gurd, Mrs Vinnelle, and Mrs S. Whitlock (daughters), Mr E Bowditch (grandson), Mrs R. Parsons (granddaughter), Mrs W. Batten (daughter in law), Mr R Parsons (grandson-in-law), Mr E Roberts (nephew), Mrs C Light and Mrs Roberts (nieces), Miss E Collins (cousin), Mrs A Pearce, Mrs A Mills, Miss N Whitlock, Mrs Bealing Mrs Bartlett, and Mr Rowe.

      The family of Mrs Batten take this opportunity of thanking the many friends who have expressed their sympathy, and also those who have kindly sent beautiful flora tributes.

    16. [S25] GRO Index, 25., Death 1937 Q2 Salisbury-5a187.
      Keywords: GRO,Picture

    17. [S739] Newspaper - unknown- 1937 - Death and Funeral of Mrs Batten, 65.

    18. [S849] .

    19. [S376] Marriage Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (Salisbury Cathedral) 12 Feb 1846 Charles Roberts & Emily Lock, (Marriage Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (Salisbury Cathedral) 12 Feb 1846 Charles Roberts & Emily Lock).

    20. [S331] Marriage Certificate William Batten and Thurza Roberts, 331.