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Roberts, Sir James, first baronetlocked

(1848–1935)
  • Julia Bolton Holloway

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Roberts, Sir James, first baronet (1848–1935), mill owner and benefactor, was born on 30 September 1848 at Lane Ends, Oakworth, near Haworth, Yorkshire, the ninth of the eleven children (five sons and six daughters) of James Roberts (1807–1888), wool weaver and later farmer, from ...

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