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William John Jones 1883

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Annabel Report 9 Apr 2016 05:07

I wonder if a fresh set of eyes could help find the birth of William John Jones born 2 june 1883 he states on the 1939 register,

1911 census says St Lukes his name down as William Thomas but that is him as with the right wife and address, carman army pensioner
What I know married Elizabeth Maud French 1903 st Stephens Haggerston London
father George Jones a porter

found on freebmd 1883 2 William John Jones born june qt 1 at Poplar and one at Islington.
found a William John Jones with a step father on 1891 and 1901 have ruled him out as he was a engineer,
have tried army records no luck.
hope this makes sense he died 1946.

thanks Ann


Gins Report 9 Apr 2016 06:47

London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906?

William John Jones
Baptism: 16th June 1883
Rotherhithe, St Barnabas
Mother: Elizabeth Jones
Father: George Jones

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 9 Apr 2016 06:53

(Reference below)

Chris :)

Births Jun 1883 (>99%)
FRENCH Elizabeth Maud Holborn 1b 748

Births Jun 1915 (>99%)
Jones Edward R French W.Ham 4a 751

Births Jun 1920 (>99%)
Jones Hannah R French W. Ham 4a 790

1911 (Find My Past)
William Thomas Jones Husband Married Male Carman Army Pensioner 28 1883 St Lukes Dist.
Elizabeth Maud Jones Wife Married Female French Polisher 28 1883 Pentonville
George Ernest Samuel Jones Son - Male - 6 1905 Shoreditch South
(John Henry Jones 9mths. crossed through)
Address 13 Myrtle Street Hoxton N
Parish Shoreditch
County London
Census reference RG14 PN1331 RG78 PN46 RD16 SD1 ED10 SN176

1939 Register (Find My Past)

159 Beaumont Road , Leyton M.B., Essex
William Jones 02 Jun 1883 Male Arp Layton Boro Council Married
Edward R Jones 10 May 1915 Male General Labourer Single
Elizabeth Jones 07 May 1883 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married
Hannah R Driver (Jones) 11 Mar 1920 Female Sprayer Single

(perhaps crossed through entry on 1911)

Births Sep 1910 (>99%)
JONES John H Shoreditch 1c 18


Annabel Report 9 Apr 2016 07:26

Thank you for your reply

The baptism is the wrong one says date of birth Feb

Address 7 sisters rd the same as 1891 census of the William John Jones I have discounted because of him being a engineer mine was not,.

Chris that is the William John Jones, wittiness on their marriage certificate a Emily Jones

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 9 Apr 2016 07:28


Chris :)


Annabel Report 9 Apr 2016 10:07

Yes Chris that was me, but did not get any where, so having a go again.



malyon Report 9 Apr 2016 11:33

there are 2 william john jones reg 1883 june one in poplar and one in islington


Annabel Report 9 Apr 2016 11:56

Trying to work out if one of them is the William John Jones I am looking for before sending for the certificate, on the 1911 census said he was born ST LUKES but that finished in 1869.


malyon Report 9 Apr 2016 12:37

could be the one in islington as st luke is in middlesex
poplar is in essex area


malyon Report 9 Apr 2016 12:50

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page
Marriages Sep 1903 (>99%)
FRENCH Elizabeth Maud Shoreditch 1c 154 Scan available - click to view

JONES William John Shoreditch 1c 154


Mary Report 9 Apr 2016 18:11

Do you have his address at time of marriage please.



Annabel Report 10 Apr 2016 03:22

Both give their address on the marriage cert as 56 Dove which was her parents address, have the French family history,



Mary Report 10 Apr 2016 12:12

Could these be his family.
George Samuel Jones 1840 Spitalfields married Hannah Walls 23/9/1861 East London V1c P6.
Father of George above also George Samuel Jones.

1871 1,Three Kings Court Whitecross Street St Luke's Middlesex.
George,Hannah and 4 children.

1881 86, Whitecross Street St Luke's
Hannah with children including Rhoda 1876 married William Henry Varley in 1903

1891 Shoreditch 49,Allerton Street Hoxton D9>90
ages are out on all
George 40 a labourer
Hannah 38
Rhoda 12
Frederick 8
Emily 6 (she is Emily Celia 1881)is this the witness for William's marriage??)
William 4

1901Hoxton New Town
80,Brittania Street
George warehouse porter
Hannah born St luke's
Emily 20 a Tailoress

Emily Celia Jones 23 a Tailoress married Daniel William Dutton
25/12/1904 V1c P 395 her dad George Samuel Jones a Porter.
They were at 62,Cresent Place home of the witnesses to their marriage Alfred Henry and Henrietta Hannah Plumb.

Hannah Jones died J/F/M 1908 Shoreditch V1c P29
George Samuel Jones 1840 died J/A/S 1908 Shoreditch V1c P29

When you goole all the addresses ie Brittania Street,Allerton Street (near Nile St) are in the same area as Myrtle Street where your William Thomas/John Jones is in 1911.



Annabel Report 10 Apr 2016 13:21

Thank you Mary
for the time and trouble, to find that, some think worth checking out, will have a go tomorrow as night time here.



Annabel Report 11 Apr 2016 07:15

Hi Mary
no luck as this one born 1887c other wise could have been the one.



Mary Report 11 Apr 2016 08:09

On the 1891 census all the ages are wrong,but they appear to be the same family.So therefore I don't think William would have been born in 1887.
Shame I can't find a baptism for him.

Back to Emily Celia Jones and her marriage to Daniel William Dutton,,could you compare signature of Emily on it to the one on William and Elizabeth Maud French record.



Annabel Report 11 Apr 2016 13:23

Hi Mary
had a look at the photo copy of the marriage cert I have looks like it been hand written out by some one in the registry office as all hand writing the same, was sent for in 2007.



Annabel Report 2 Aug 2019 13:31

Hi Mary still trying to find William John Jones date of birth 4th june 1883, on some of his children baptism he is William Thomas same as the 1939' register

Have got the the birth certificate for William Thomas Jones father George mother Hannah but date of birth is 24th july 1883