Mrs. C. F. Roberts, Obituary

The Sydney Morning Herald

11 February 1932

Mrs. C. F. Roberts died at her home, Ickwell House, Double Bay, yesterday, at the age of 86 years.

She was the widow of the late Colonel C. F. Roberts, C.M.G., A.D.C., and came of a pioneer family.

She was the youngest daughter of Mr. William Bradley, of Lansdown, Goulburn, and Bibbenluke, Monaro, and granddaughter of William Hilton Hovell, the explorer.

Mrs. Roberts was interested in many charities.

She was one of the original members of the Mothers' Union, and was on the council for many years.

She was a committee woman of the Y.W.C.A., and of the Church Missionary Society.

She is survived by four daughters and one son. The daughters are Mrs. J. MacRae, of New Zealand; Miss Roberts, of Double Bay; Mrs. Vincent Ryrie, of Goulburn; and Mrs. B. Blythman, of Double Bay.

The son is Captain C. W. Fysche-Palmer Roberts, late of the Queen's Own Hussars, England.