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MARGARET HILDA (ROBERTS) THATCHER

 

My article covering the ancestry of Margaret Thatcher was published as follows:


            Edward J. Davies, “The Ancestry of Baroness Thatcher”, Lincolnshire History and Archaeology, 42(2007):40-42

 

A summary of the ancestry is below. Much greater detail and discussion are given in the article.

 

1  Margaret Hilda Roberts (1925-2013), Baroness Thatcher

 

2  Alfred Roberts (1892-1970) of Grantham, Lincolnshire, grocer, Mayor of Grantham

3  Beatrice Ethel Stephenson (1888-1960)

 

4  Benjamin Ebenezer Roberts (1857-1925) of Ringstead, Northamptonshire, shoemaker

5  Ellen Smith (1857-1935)

6  Daniel Stephenson (1850-1917) of Grantham, railway cloak room attendant

7  Phoebe Crust (1849-1934)

 

8  John Roberts (1833-1870) of Ringstead, shoemaker

9  Letitia Phillips (1834-1909)

10 Thomas Smith (ca 1810-1857), agricultural labourer

11 Catherine Sullivan or Selewin (ca 1811-1904)

12 Richard Stephenson (1810-1895) of Wyberton, Lincolnshire, agricultural labourer

13 Lucy Motley (1812-1877)

14 Samuel Crust (1824-1912) of Boston, Lincolnshire, labourer

15 Eliza Ward Dickinson (1825-1912)

 

16 John Roberts (1792-1862) of Ringstead, agricultural labourer

17 Alice Axley (ca 1805-1863)

18 Robert Phillips (1789-1861) of Ringstead, road labourer

19 Rebecca Manning (ca 1795-1860)

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24 Christopher Stephenson (ca 1771-1847) of Wyberton, farmer

25 Elizabeth Gaunt (ca 1776-1855)

26 James Motley (ca 1758-1818) of Leverton, farmer

27 Ann Overton (ca 1773-1831)

28 Richard Crust (1788-1834) of Fishtoft, Lincolnshire, farmer

29 Jane Lunn (1795-1829)

30 William Ward, farmer

31 Elizabeth Dickinson (1802-1881)