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Jones family Shropshire

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John Report 6 Sep 2013 12:41

We are looking for info./living descendants of William and Gertrude Jones who lived and worked at the Acton Reynald Estate in the late 1800`s and early 1900`s.
They later lived at Maesbury Marsh and then Pear Tree Cottage, Gwern y Brenin, where they died in 1950.
Their son Frank and wife Anne continued to live at Maesbury Wharf for several years and they had children named Malcolm, Gillian, Francis and Christine.
John Cope and Marigold Cope, nee Jones.


Reggie Report 6 Sep 2013 22:48

Where have you looked?

Do you know the birth years of the 'children'?

Or even Frank's birth year?


Reggie Report 6 Sep 2013 22:51

Apparently, Maesbury is near Oswestry.................


Reggie Report 6 Sep 2013 22:55

For some idea of this Gertrude?

Deaths Mar 1950 (>99%)
Jones Gertrude E 80 Oswestry 9a 175


John Report 16 Mar 2014 17:13

Thanks for your interest. I do not know the birth years of the children and already knew the date of Gertrude`s death.
Thank you.
John Cope.


greyghost Report 16 Mar 2014 18:06

Is this your William and Gertrude - to help us help you

1901 census transcription details for: Reynald Lodge, Acton, Shawbury

National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG13
Piece: 2553
Folio: 117
Page: 1
Reg. District: Wem
Sub District: Wem
Parish: Shawbury
Enum. District: 15
Ecclesiastical District: The Vergin Mary
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Reynald Lodge, Acton, Shawbury
County: Shropshire
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
JONES, William Head Married M 32 1869 Groom (Domestic) N K, Salop
JONES, Gertrude Wife Married F 30 1871 Newark, Nottinghamshire
JONES, George Son Single M 1 1900 Acton Reynald, Salop
Shawbury is a village and civil parish in the English county of Shropshire.[1] The village is 8.4 miles (13.5 km) north east of the town of Shrewsbury, 11.5 miles (18.5 km) north west of Telford


greyghost Report 16 Mar 2014 18:16

1911 census transcription details for: Preston Lodge Acton Reynold Shrewsbury

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National Archive Reference:
RG14PN16211 RG78PN1003 RD352 SD1 ED15 SN37
Reg. District: Wem
Sub District: Wem
Parish: Shawbury
Enum. District: 15
Address: Preston Lodge Acton Reynold Shrewsbury
County: Shropshire
Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
JONES, William Head Married M 40 1871 Groom Domestic Himley Salop
JONES, Emily Wife Married 15 years F 41 1870 Loveford Notts
JONES, George Son M 11 1900 School Shawbury Salop
JONES, Frank Son M 2 1909 Shawbury Salop

2 children born to marriage, 2 still living


greyghost Report 16 Mar 2014 18:16

Civil Registration event: Marriage

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Name: JONES, William
Registration district: Newark
County: Nottinghamshire
Year of registration: 1895
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Spouse's last name: Not available before 1912
Volume no: 7B
Page no: 756
MarriageFinder: William Jones married one of the following people:

ROWLAND, Julia Kate
SPAFFORD, Gertrude Emily <<<<<<<<<<<
KING, Fred


greyghost Report 16 Mar 2014 18:20

Unless a child was born between the 1911 census and the start of the mmn being shown on registration, Sept Qtr 1911, there were no other children to the marriage


patchem Report 16 Mar 2014 20:42

Think this is Frank's marriage:
Marriages Jun 1936
Harness Annie E Jones Winchester 2c 347
Jones Frank Harness Winchester 2c 347
Have you looked to see if the children are in anyone's tree on here?

Possibly a 5th child born in 1954, Ian
Others in birth order Christine, Malcolm, Frances, Gillian.

3 of them can be found on free bmd for birth year information.


Reggie Report 16 Mar 2014 22:18

Look for connections by using the 'search all member trees' facility provided by GR.......under the 'search' button

And use freebmd to do some research...................