ROBERTS, Lieut. William

1796 - ?

William Roberts, was born in August 1796. He entered the Royal Navy as a Midshipman, promoted Acting-Lieutenant. As Lieut Roberts, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1875-1876. This is probably William Walter Roberts, a naval captain, the father of Clarinda Roberts [q.v.] and Rosa Roberts [q.v.]. In 1871, a 74 year old living at Rose Hill House, Ipswich with daughters, Clarinda, Rosa, Frances Ann and Charlotte. Although listed as a member, and although two of his daughters exhibite, no painting were found for their father.