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John Roberts (1850-1916), Consulting Mining Engineer
1917 Obituary 
JOHN ROBERTS, born 4th June, 1850, died at Swansea 30th December, 1916.
From 1871-75 he was engaged at the Landore Siemens Steel Works, as surveyor, draughtsman, and subsequently Engineer in charge of the Construction Department, Railways, etc.
He then practised as a Consulting Mining Engineer, advising several of the most important public and private undertakings in the Swansea district, and directing some of the principal collieries and a large fuel-oil manufactory.
He was elected an Associate Member of The Institution 2nd February, 1897.