Stills from home movie reel showing William John Roberts walking down a street in Liverpool



Silver gelatin print of three home movie stills, dated ca. 1920s. Sequence shows William John Roberts, dressed in suit and bowler hat, walking down a street in Liverpool. William John Roberts, known to friends and family as John, was a Liverpool-born merchant who worked for The Lagos Stores Ltd. He was based in Lagos, Nigeria, just before and during the First World War. His family home was in Greenleaf Street, Sefton Park Liverpool.