Robert James Aggas

#56491, b. between 1845 and 1848, d. June 1916

Individual's Timeline

Birthbetween 1845 and 1848Robert James Aggas
Marr RegMarch 1880Robert James Aggas1
Death RegSeptember 1898Alice Rebecca Howard2
Death RegJune 1916Robert James Aggas3

Primary events

  • Birth: Robert James Aggas was born between 1845 and 1848 in Nassau, Bahamas.
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Robert and Alice Rebecca Howard was registered in the quarter ended March 1880 in the Norwich registration district.1
  • (Widow) Death Reg: By the death of Alice Rebecca Howard, Robert James became a widower in the quarter ended September 1898.2
  • Death Reg: Robert's death was registered in the quarter ended in June 1916 in the Norwich registration district.3

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Robert was a licenced victualler after his army career. In 1891 he was in Earlham Road (The Mitre Tavern was 131 Earlham Road) and in 1903 he was at the Vine Tavern.
  • Name Variation: He was also known as Robert James Aggers.

Census details

Military Career

Records show that Robert James Aggas served in the armed forces. Robert attested into the 108th Foot 31st August 1863, saying he was 18 years old, birth place Nassau. He was working as a Clerk at the time. He was 5' 6", of a dark complexion with hazel eyes and black hair. He had a number of Tattoos.

He was living in Middlesex, and he enlisted for 10 years. He signed his name in a very nice hand.

He was promoted to Corporal in 1865, but was demoted after being confined for 3 days later in the same year. He extended his 10 year emlistment for a further 11 years, and was again promoted to Corporal in 1873, then to Sergeant in 1877, then to Colour Sergeant in 1877. He transferred to the West Norfolk Militia in 1877. The last entry in dated 1886, when his total service was 23 years and 86 days. There is a lot of details in his record, see attachments.

A later page says he spent 12 of these years in India. His next of kin is father Robert Norwich, and he married Alice Rebecca HOWARD in Norwich 8th November 1880.

Voter Enrolements

Family of Robert James Aggas and Alice Rebecca Howard

Citations

  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, AGGAS      Robert James            Norwich      4b     263     
    Howard      Alice Rebecca            Norwich      4b     263.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Aggas      Alice Rebecca      44      Norwich      4b     111.
  3. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Aggas      Roberts J      79      Norwich      4b     167.
  4. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Name:     Robert James Aggas
    Event Type:     Other
    Event Date:     1880
    Event Place:     Norwich, Norwich, Norfolk, England
    Parish:     Norwich
    GS Film Number:     002147889
    Digital Folder Number:     004620757
    Image Number:     00298

    Citing this Record:
    "England, Norfolk Register of Electors, 1844-1952," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2C97-HDW : accessed 30 Dec 2013), Robert James Aggas, 1880.
  5. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Name:     Robert James Aggas
    Event Type:     Other
    Event Date:     1894-1895
    Event Place:     , Norwich, Norfolk, England
    Parish:
    GS Film Number:     002147947
    Digital Folder Number:     004620767
    Image Number:     00439

    Citing this Record:
    "England, Norfolk Register of Electors, 1844-1952," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2C9X-W2G : accessed 30 Dec 2013), Robert James Aggas, 1894-1895.
  6. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Name:     Robert James Aggas
    Event Type:     Other
    Event Date:     1899-1900
    Event Place:     , Norwich, Norfolk, England
    Parish:
    GS Film Number:     002147951
    Digital Folder Number:     004620771
    Image Number:     00707

    Citing this Record:
    "England, Norfolk Register of Electors, 1844-1952," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2C9J-GFF : accessed 30 Dec 2013), Robert James Aggas, 1899-1900.