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tracey

tracey Report 27 Jan 2013 15:19

i am lookin to find the names of my great grandads family who are originally from the liverpool area my great grandad was called richard edward jones he was born on the 2nd october 1894 . i would apprieciate any help at all

Maddie

Maddie Report 27 Jan 2013 15:26

where was he born ?

Vera

Vera Report 27 Jan 2013 15:28

On the 1901 census there are two Richard e Jones' and a Richard Ed Jones 1896/1893/1895
from West derby all stating born Liverpool

Regards Vera

tracey

tracey Report 27 Jan 2013 15:29

all we know is it is the liverpool area possibly bootle he was in the 1st ww im not sure if these numbers will mean anything ( T-29199 ) DVR ASC

Maddie

Maddie Report 27 Jan 2013 15:30

is this him
Name: JONES, Richard Edward

Registration district: [?] West Derby

County: Lancashire

Year of registration: 1894

Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec

Mother's maiden name: Not available before 1911 Q3

Volume no:[?]8B

Page no:[?]259



tracey

tracey Report 27 Jan 2013 15:33

quite possibly as it seems no name for mother or father and this is where we hit a brick all every time i think he had a sister but not 100 percent sure of that one

Joseph

Joseph Report 27 Jan 2013 15:34

Births Dec 1894
Jones Richard Edward W. Derby 8b 259

Possible
1901 at 19, Aden Street, West Derby
JONES, Sarah Ann Head Widow F 33 1868 Charwoman Lpool, Lancashire
JONES, Richard Ed Son M 6 1895 Lpool, Lancashire
JONES, Elizabeth Daughter F 3 1898 Lpool, Lancashire

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 27 Jan 2013 15:37

I would suggest you get his marriage cert to your grandmother if possible, to hopefully establish his father's name.
Jan

Vera

Vera Report 27 Jan 2013 15:39

Tracey
Do you know who he married?

Regards Vera

Maddie

Maddie Report 27 Jan 2013 15:39


British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 about Richard Jones
Name: Richard Jones
Regiment or Corps: Army Service Corps
Regimental Number: T/29199

tracey

tracey Report 27 Jan 2013 15:40

its looking very much like this is the one oh my god its took me forever to get this far is it possible to find out who is father was and maybe his grandparents

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 27 Jan 2013 15:45

Tracey, you need to be a bit careful as the name is so common. It would be really easy to follow the wrong path.
I really think you should get his marriage cert.
Jan

tracey

tracey Report 27 Jan 2013 15:45

is it possible to find out where he served in the army all i know is he was in france

tracey

tracey Report 27 Jan 2013 15:50

if its the same one he married my gran her name was anne ryan or ryanford she came from motherwell in scotland i think they were married in or around 1926 1st born child was named anne born in october 1927

Vera

Vera Report 27 Jan 2013 15:59

Do you know who your great grandad married please? As Jan says it would be best to get a marriage certificate.
Regards

tracey

tracey Report 27 Jan 2013 16:05

i cant get the marriage certificate but he married anne ryan or (ryanford) in or around 1926 she was from motherwell in scotland

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 27 Jan 2013 16:15

Why can't you get the cert? I can't see a marriage on the indexes.
Maybe you can tell us the name of the child born 1927 and where this was? That way we can hopefully check mother's maiden name.
Jan

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 27 Jan 2013 16:15

This is a record of The Army Service Corp in WW1

http://www.1914-1918.net/asc.htm

Now ive looked to see if his Pension or Service records have survived which may have given more info where he served, alas it looks like his have not survived, but 70% of these records were destroyed in WW2, so not surprising.


George

Joseph

Joseph Report 27 Jan 2013 16:20

Long Shot

Marriages Jun 1927
JONES Richard E Ford Manchester N. 8d 1254
FORD Annie Jones Manchester N 8d 1254

No Ryan

Could have married in Scotland.

You could spend a fortune on certificates and be no nearer than now!!!

tracey

tracey Report 27 Jan 2013 16:31

no this is looking good as my some of my grans family were called ryan some called for so we wasnt sure if it was ryan or not but now im thinking this could be right they didnt marry in scotland they married in england