Roberts, Henry
Henry Roberts was trained as a lawyer; he was appointed chairman of quarter sessions and chief judge of common pleas in Jamaica in 1840. He also served as commissioner of education there in 1845, resigning in 1853. He was appointed private secretary to Secretary of State Newcastle, serving from 17 January 1853 to 12 June 1854; he was undersecretary for war from December 1854 to March 1865, when he resigned.
Office-Holders, Colonial Office, p. 47, Colonial Office List 1864, p. 201. BCPO 139.7.
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