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James Jones !938

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Alistair Report 4 Apr 2021 17:38

Trying to find family information for a James Jones born 1938 or thereabouts and previously or may still reside in the Maldon area of Essex.
There is a possibility that he may have died in the Coventry area.


ArgyllGran Report 4 Apr 2021 17:50

I'm afraid that's not enough information to go on.

There were dozens of James Joneses born around 1938, all over the country.

Do you know the names of any relatives?
Did he have a middle name?
When was he in Maldon area?
When do you think he may have died?


nameslessone Report 4 Apr 2021 17:52

Jones is one of those really difficult surnames to research.
According to there was one James Jones born in Essex in 1937 and 2 in 1939. All three have middle initials.

Do you have any indication of his mother’s maiden name or a middle name? There are pages of James Jones births over those 3 years on freebmd.

If you think he may still be living in Maldon then you need to check out the Electoral Rolls, probably on the 192 website.

Edit: There was a James JANES living in Maldon who died nearly 2 years ago.
Added - Someone has James Janes of Maldon in their family tree on here - use the search button and then search members trees.


Alistair Report 4 Apr 2021 20:40

I believe the gentleman in question was born in the Maldon area and in 1958 or thereabouts resided in St Giles crescent Maldon.
I have no further information other than he was a labourer and in 1958/60 worked in some Nursery.
Regards and thanks for your replies
Alistair McHarg


Mistycat Report 4 Apr 2021 20:49

Hi Alistair


Marriages Sep 1955
JONES James A ALBISTON Maldon 4a 1767

Can’t find a birth for him in Maldon though


ArgyllGran Report 4 Apr 2021 21:15

IF he was born in Essex - and IF that 1955 marriage is relevant - and IF you're correct in thiking that he was born approx 1938 -

the only possibilities are a James A Jones born in Romford reg district in 1934, another in Colchester RD in 1945, and a third in West Ham in 1930.


Mistycat Report 4 Apr 2021 21:19

All James Jones births in Essex........

Births Mar 1930
Jones James R Daniel Edmonton 3a 851
Jones James W L Jones W.Ham 4a 117

Births Dec 1930
Jones James A Tietjen W.Ham 4a 276
Jones James W Sewell Romford 4a 869

Births Dec 1931
Jones James G Catterall W.Ham 4a 317

Births Mar 1932
Jones James W Selfe W.Ham 4a 222

Births Mar 1934
Jones James L Jones W. Ham 4a 313

Births Sep 1934
Jones James A Thomas Romford 4a 798

Births Mar 1935
Jones James C Knight Edmonton 3a 916

Births Mar 1936
Jones James M Wing Edmonton 3a 1179

Births Sep 1936
JONES James R Playford W.Ham 4a 146

Births Jun 1937
Jones James R Saunders Romford 4a

Births Sep 1939
Jones James W Streat Colchester 4a 1539

Births Dec 1939
Jones James R Pennock Braintree 4a 1907

Births Jun 1940
Jones James Jones W. Ham 4a 180

Why do you think he may have died in/around Coventry?

Name: Mr James Janes
Gender: Male
Age: 82
Birth Date: 25 Aug 1937
Last Residence: Maldon, Essex, England
Postal Code District: CM9
Death Date: 21 Aug 2019

Births Sep 1937
Janes James Pitt Chelmsford 4a 1086


nameslessone Report 5 Apr 2021 09:43

Once services has restarted then Alistair needs to look for the Electoral Roll for the late 1950's. If James is living with someone then it might help lead to the right James.

Essex Archives have begun digitising the Electoral Rolls - I didn't see any indication of how far they had got. I think he would need a sub to SEAX for the archives but I have no experience of research in Essex.


Alistair Report 5 Apr 2021 13:01

Hi Nameslessone
Thanks for that information.
My quest shall continue.


nameslessone Report 6 Apr 2021 11:28

Alistairs original thread was here this morning but has now been whooshed.

Alistair - this is quite normal for Genes to whoosh reported threads.

You had a post of support from Connie telling you not to give up. Both Connie and her adopted child had registered their details within a short time period. Must have been ESP.