NameJames Alfred ROBERTS
Birth27 Sep 1858, England
Death21 Feb 1923
BurialAston, Exeter, Devon
Spouses
1Julia Ann DEAKIN , GG Aunt
Birth10 May 1851, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
BaptismSt. John’s, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Death3 Jul 1930, Northam, North Devon4
FatherJohn Bickerton DEAKIN (1812-1879)
MotherElizabeth Sarah HOMER (1821-1920)
Marriage22 Jun 1885, Holy Trinity, Point Lewis, Quebec, Canada
No Children
Notes for James Alfred ROBERTS
Canadian parliament Sessional Papers
To the Honourable the Minister of the Interior, Ottawa.
Glendale, Man., 19th April 1887
Please deliver to Charles Drinkwater, of Montreal, Secretary of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, the patent in my favor for the south half of section 27, in Township 13, Range 16, west of the 1st Principal Meridian, and let this be your authority for so doing; and I hereby authorize him, in my name, to sign any receipt required by the department for said patent. James Alfred Roberts
[There are several pages of similarly worded patents]

James A. Roberts age 64 is listed in the January to March 1923 Death index Bideford volume 5b page 578.

National Probate Calendar
James Alfred Roberts of Witten Lodge Northam Devonshire died 21 February 1923 Probate London 28 May 1923 to Julia Ann Roberts widow. Effects 20108 pounds 9 shillings 6 pence.
Notes for Julia Ann (Spouse 1)
From Pedigree of the Deakin Family, October 1859
[With details of later family members added afterwards]
In the possession of Alice Gertrude Deakin (1862 to 1946) to her grand nephew Arthur Keelinge Deakin (1917 to 1944) to his father Guy Barton Deakin (1882 to 1973) to his daughter Isabella Vera Deakin (1913 to 2005) to David Cooper.
Julia Ann Deakin
Born 10th May 1851
Baptized at St. John’s, Wolverhampton
Holy Trinity, Point Lewis, Quebec, 22 June 1885 to James Alfred Roberts. He died 21 February 1923, buried at Ashton near Exeter

no issue

Listed in the birth index, April to June 1851, Julia Ann Deakin, Wolverhampton district, volume 17 page 417.

In the 1861 census Tettenhall Staffordshire, no address is given in the Hamlet of Tettenhall Wood, Tettenhall. The address before is Wood Hill Cottage and and after is Wood Villa.
Head, John Bickerton Deakin, age 48, attorney and solicitor, born Bromsgrove.
Wife Elizabeth Sarah Deakin, age 39, born Bromsgrove Worcestershire.
Daughter Elizabeth Homer Deakin, age 14, born Wolverhampton.
Son Robert Henry Deakin, age 12, scholar, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Mary Lucy Deakin, age 11, scholar, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Julia Ann Deakin, age 9, scholar, born Wolverhampton.
Son Charles Frederick Deakin, age 8, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Son John Bickerton Deakin, age 6, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Daughter Constance Marguerite? Deakin, age 9 months, born Tettenhall.
A Governess, 2 nursemaids and a housemaid.

In the 1871 census living at Ormes Lane, Tettenhall.
Head John B. Deakin, age 58, Attorney, solictor, and landowner, born Bromsgrove.
Wife Elizabeth S Deakin born Stourbridge.
Daughter Mary L Deakin, age 21, unmarried, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Julia A Deakin, age 19, single, born Wolverhampton.
Son Charles F Deakin, age 18, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Son John B Deakin, age 16, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Daughter Constance M Deakin, age 10, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Daughter Alice G Deakin, age 7, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Son George R. Deakin, age 6, scholar, born Tettenhall.
A teacher (governess) and 4 servants.

The 1881 census living at Ormeslane, Tettenhall, Stafford.
Head Elizabeth T. [must be an error] Deakin, widow, age 59, Income derived from lands, born Stourbridge, Worcestershire.
Daughter Julia A Deakin, unmarried, age 29, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Constance Deakin, unmarried, age 20, born Tettenhall.
Daughter Alice G Deakin, age 18, born Tettenhall.
Son Reginald Deakin, age 16, scholar, born Tettenhall.
2 servants.

Quebec Vital Church Records, Holy Trinity Church, Lewis
James Alfred Roberts Squire Farmer of Beautiful Plains Province of Manitoba, bachelor and
Julia Ann Deakin of Tettenhall Wood, Wolverhampton, England spinster
both of age were married by public likewise the? Church Place Holy Trinity - Lewis, Diocese of Quebec this twenty second day of June in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and eighty-five by me R. O. ????, Officiating Minister
In the presence of Elizabeth H. Rutter [the bride’s sister] and Valentin? d’??????

In the 1901 Canadian census in Manitoba, MacDonald district (Number 8), sub district Neepawa (no G2) page 2.
Jas Roberts, married, born September 27 1858 in England, Real Estate Agent, immigrated 1885.
Julia A. Roberts, wife, born May 10 1851 in England,immigrated 1885.
Mary L. Deakin, born Set 20 1849, England, immigrated 1898.

In the 1906 Canadian Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Town of Neepawa, Portage la Prairie district, Manitoba
Head J. A. Roberts, age 47 born England, immigrated in 1885, post office Neepawa, 2 horses 1 milk cow.
Wife Julia Roberts, age 50, born England, immigrated 1885.
Servant Nellie Norgrove, age 31, born England, immigrated 1904.

A Julia A. Roberts age 79 is listed in the July to Sept. 1930 death index, Bideford volume5b page 489.

The July 09, 1930 edition of the Times page 1 lists the following under deaths
ROBERTS - on July 3, 1930 at Northam, N. Devon. Julia Ann, widow of James Alfred Roberts and third daughter of the late John Bickerton Deakin of Tettenhall Wood, Wolverhampton.
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