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OLDHAM LANCASHIRE,LONG SHOT.

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martynsue

martynsue Report 9 Sep 2013 16:47

is anyone related to .

Thomas hinchliffe jones,born Oldham 1887,mother ann jones nee davies,no father listed.
Thomas was the only brother of my g grandfather john Edward jones.
I do not need any look up's , this is just in case someone may be his decendant.
the last I know of Thomas he was with john Edward and his family on the 1911 census.

patchem

patchem Report 9 Sep 2013 19:05

Have you made contact with anyone who has Thomas Jones in their tree on here?

martynsue

martynsue Report 9 Sep 2013 19:37

I have messaged everyone with a Thomas who's birth is near to mine.
most people have not answered so they must no longer be on this site.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 9 Sep 2013 20:29

Have you checked out the CWGC?
How about emmigration records?

Although GR have some passenger records, others primarily to the US and Australia can be found on Ancestry.

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Sep 2013 22:17

What do you wish to know?

If he didn't marry, he has no legitimate descendants

Have you looked for a marriage and'/or death?

As you have the birth cert.......what was his DOB?

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Sep 2013 22:28

For INFO......is this the 1911 to which you refer?

1911 census

Person: JONES, Thomas Address: 12 Back Park Street Oldham


JONES, John E Head Married M 36 1875 Plate Moulder Merionth Dollgelly Wales VIEW
JONES, May Wife Married13 years F 24 1887 Oldham Lancs VIEW
JONES, Arthur Son M 3 1908 Oldham Lancs VIEW
JONES, Jack Son M 8 1903 School Oldham Lancs VIEW
JONES, Nellie Daughter F 12 1899 School Oldham Lancs VIEW
JONES, Rosey Daughter F 1 1910 Oldham Lancs VIEW
JONES, Thomas Visitor Single M 24 1887 Mule Piecer In Cotton Mills Oldham Lancs VIEW

martynsue

martynsue Report 10 Sep 2013 14:58

hi reggie yes this is my greatgrand parent's & family.
Thomas was my great grandfather's brother,
his birth date was 23-03 1887.
I do not know if he married as there are so many Thomas jones marrying in Oldham,
I have tried looking for record's for ww1.
I was only trying to see if anyone on the site may have been a relation, but if he never used his distinctive middle name I do not hold out much hope of finding out what happened to him.

martynsue

martynsue Report 10 Sep 2013 14:59

thank you for your suggestion's detective.