Elizabeth Proby #66166, daughter of Charles Proby and Unknown Unknown.
Married 25 Aug 1687 Fort St. George, India (at least 47 years married) to:
Governor Gabriel Roberts of of Fort, St. George, Madras #66165, son of William Roberts and Martha Dashwood.
Born ± 1665, died after 1734, 1st marriage to: Elizabeth Proby, 2nd married/ related to: Mary Wenman
Receiver of sea customs at Fort St. George 1688–9; member, Levant Co. 1691–aft. 1701; asst. R. African Co. 1695–1701; cttee. Old E. I. Co. 1698–1701; dep.-gov. of Fort St. David, Madras 1702–3, 1704–9; second of council at Fort St. George 1702–9; dir. S. Sea Co. 1724–33.2
Commr. taking subscriptions to land bank 1696.3
J. R. Woodhead, Rulers of London (London and Mdx. Arch. Soc.), 139; Cussans, Herts. Hitchin, 52; Lipscomb, Bucks. iii. 132.
2. Info. from Prof. H. Horwitz and Prof. R. R. Walcott; K.G. Davies, R. African Co. 386.
3. CJ, xii. 509.
4. Vis. London (Harl. Soc. xvii), 202; PCC 37 Reeve; DNB (Roberts, Lewis); Ranke, vi. 221; Le Neve, Mon. Angl. 1700–15, p. 291; Davies, 378; H. D. Love, Vestiges of Old Madras, i. 483; ii. 67; HMC 15th Rep, 225; info. from Prof. G. S. De Krey.