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Thomas Roberts (1738 - 1814)

Sir Thomas "1st Baronet of Glassenbury and Britfieldstown" Roberts
Born in Britfieldstown. County Cork, Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 24 Sep 1765 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
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Profile last modified | Created 16 Aug 2019 | Last significant change: 14 Apr 2021
08:35: Simone Cody added Elizabeth (Roberts) Baker (1768-aft.1815) as child for Thomas Roberts (1738-1814). [Thank Simone for this]
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WARNING This profile may have been affected by the J Montgomery Seaver Fraud- see research notes below.

Thomas Roberts was born on 27 May 1738 in Britfieldstown, County Cork. He was the son and heir of Randal Roberts and Martha Westropp.

On 24 September 1765, he married firstly Amy Johnson.

They had issue-

1. Sir Walter Roberts
2. John died young
3. Rowland Howard died young
1. Amy d1780
2. Martha m John Cramer
3. Elizabeth b1768
4. Mary died unmarried
5. Jane died unmarried

He married secondly Ann Walton and had issue.

On 20 September 1809, he was created 1st Baronet Roberts of Glassenbury, Kent, of Brightfieldstown, co. Cork and of the City of Cork and from that date was known as Sir Thomas Roberts. The correct spelling of Brightfieldstown is Britfieldstown.

He died in 1814 or 1817.

Research Notes

The Roberts Baronets of Glassenbury accepted this Britfieldstown line as their descendants but it is still debated. This is a separate issue to the J Montgomery Seaver fraud.

There are conflicting death dates.

As this Roberts line has been the victim of genealogy fraud by J Montgomery Seaver all profiles are being researched to find credible sources to authenticate the pedigree. Please do not rely on the information until this is completed. Some of the information in the Seaver books is correct.

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