Personal information about Benjamin Grobety

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Benjamin Grobety
04 November 1856
Consecrated Ground - Common Interment
Rev'd. H.T. White



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Benjamin Grobety
Article source:    Berkshire Chronicle
Date of source:    01 November 1856
Copyright:    © Berkshire Chronicle


Sudden Death.—On Thursday morning last, about three o'clock, a case of sudden death occurred to Mr. Benjamin Grobety, of this town, aged 87 years. The deceased enjoyed remarkably good health up to the day of his death when he experienced a slight illness, and took some medicine, from which be felt better. He went bed about his usual time, and his wife discovered him dead by the side of her at the above-named time. 
Mr. Grobety had up to the last assisted the overseers in making the poor-rate and collecting the same; he was a very old inhabitant, and many years carried on very extensive carrying business, but met with the reverses of fortune. He was much respected, and has left wife and family of young children. 
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Benjamin Grobety
Article source:    Reading Mercury
Date of source:    01 November 1856
Copyright:    © Reading Mercury



Death Mr. Benjamin Grobety.—On the 30th ult., Mr. B. Grobety died suddenly, aged 84. The deceased, who was highly respected, had been for many years employed in assisting the overseers in making out the rates; he was out collecting on Wednesday, and appeared very cheerful. 
His name will long be held in remembrance, from his connection with " the road," having been in an extensive way of business as a road-waggon master, from this town to London, nearly half a century. 
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Benjamin Grobety
Article source:    FNRC
Date of source:    18 September 2018
Copyright:    © as above


MASONRY: He was a founding member of The Loyal Berkshire Lodge of Hope in 1850 being listed as already a member of Lodge No. 237.
[Lodge 237 was most likely The Jordan Lodge meeting in London which at that time was numbered 237.  Following renumbering and amalgamation it is now The Jordan Lodge of Good Companions No. 201.]
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