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The entries for people & families with the surname Jones are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

There are many people with this surname, and it is possible that there are duplicate entries for an individual. If you discover any such duplicates, please email me and I shall correct them.

Jones, MrRef 257-157
[16??-16??] Curate at Rastrick [1656-1658]

Jones, Rev A. E.Ref 257-38
[18??-19??] Minister at Lineholme Baptist Church, Stansfield [1930] and Upper Edge Baptist Church, Elland [1934]

Jones, AlfredRef 257-22
[1831-1890] Born in London.

He was a shoe maker [1881].

He married Mary [1825-1889].

Mary was born in Halifax

They lived at 6 Regent Court, Halifax [1881].

Mary died 23rd August 1889 (aged 64).

Alfred died 8th April 1890 (aged 59).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2796] with James Ibbetson

Question: Does anyone know whether / how the Ibbetson & Jones families are related?


Jones, Alfred Theodore RiceRef 257-313
[1890-1918] Son of John Edward Rice Jones.

Born in Halifax.

He was educated at Oatlands College, Harrogate [1901], Temple Grove School,  Haileybury College, Christ's College Cambridge / employed by the Booth Steamship Company.

During World War I, and he served as a Captain with the 12th Battalion King's (Liverpool Regiment).

He died of wounds [23rd March 1918].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Jones, Alice JubileeRef 257-1000
[1887-1902] Born in Liverpool.

She was one of the children who came to the district to work at Calvert's Mill at Wainstalls.

She was a worsted spinner [1901].

She lived with Alfred Turner [1901]

She died 25th August 1902 (aged 15)  She is buried at Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel Graveyard

Jones, AndrewRef 257-23
[19??-] Butcher in Marsh, Huddersfield & Bethel Street, Brighouse trading as A. R. Jones.

These businesses closed in 2013.

He also had a pie manufacturing business – AJ Pies & Pastries.

In 2001, he took over the Bethel Street, Brighouse business of Herbert Brayshaw whose Brayshaw's Pork Pies were very popular in the district.

Herbert's daughter gave Jones permission to sell his own pies under the name Brayshaw's Pork Pies, but she did not reveal her father's recipe

Jones, AroldRef 257-11
[1887-19??] Son of Samuel Jones, delver.

Born in Halifax.

He was a warehouseman of Fair View Terrace, Ovenden [1910] / a carpet warehouseman [1911].

In 1910, he married Clarice Hoyle at Halifax Parish Church.

Clarice, of Melville Place, Halifax, was the daughter of
Tom Hoyle


  1. Sam Edward [b 1911]

The family lived at 33 Manor Street, Halifax [1911]

Jones, ArthurRef 257-4
[1889-1916] Nephew of R. Evan Jones of Bron Einan, Tanygrisiau, Blaenau Ffestiniog.

He worked at The Halifax Courier [1910-1913] / The Staffordshire Sentinel.

During World War I, he enlisted in Stoke and served as a Private with the 136th Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps.

He was killed by falling stones in a French quarry [17th December 1916] (aged 27).

He was buried at La Neuville Communal Cemetery, Corbie, France [Grave Ref B 40].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Jones, AshtonRef 257-94
[16??-1710] Halifax town crier. The burial records that he was
well & dead in a few hours

Jones, Benjamin GrantRef 257-10
[1867-19??] Born in Leeds.

He was a hotel waiter [1901].

In [Q1] 1896, he married Sarah Ellen Hughes [1875-19??] in Halifax.

Sarah was born in Darton, Yorkshire, the daughter of Joseph Hughes, engineer


  1. Herbert [b 1899]

The family lived at 23 Charlotte Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]. Living with them [in 1901] were sister-in-law Lavinia Stancliffe née Hughes (worsted drawer), widow of Joseph Stancliffe, and nephew William Henry Stancliffe

Jones, Benjamin Rowland RiceRef 257-312
[1889-19??] Son of John Edward Rice Jones.

He was educated at Temple Grove School, Mortlake, Surrey [1901]

Jones, D.Ref 257-5
[1925-1945] He was educated at Akroyd Place School / employed by Joseph Horsfall & Sons Limited.

He lived at 27 Pellon Lane, Halifax.

During World War II, he enlisted [1942], and he served as a Trooper with the Royal Armoured Corps.

He was killed in north-west Europe in 1945.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

The Commonwealth War Grave Commission website has a record

Douglas Jones who served as a Trooper with the 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters)  Royal Armoured Corps.

He died 27th February 1945 (aged 20).

He was buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany [Grave Ref 53 E 16]


Jones, Rev DanielRef 257-151
[17??-1???] Or David. From Glamorgan, Wales. From February 1783, he was Minister at Moor End Congregational Church [1783-1791].

Horsfall Turner records that

considering his social hilarity and drinking propensities, it is surprising that he remained [so long]

He was known as The Drunken Priest because he was frequently drunk in the pulpit. The congregation were often left singing, whilst he ran back to his home at Sandyfore to fetch his sermon. The Church records for 1791 say

He returned to Wales, and it is hoped, declined the Ministry: for he was a disgrace to it. He might preach virtue: but he practised vice

His wife and a son are buried in the Chapel

Jones, Rev DavidRef 257-119
[1819-1897] Born in London [9th January 1819].

He trained at Idle before becoming Minister at Booth Congregational Church [1842-1885].

In 1851, he began week-night services at Luddendenfoot once or twice monthly.

In 1859, Robert Whitworth & Company built Luddendenfoot Congregational Church and a dwelling house costing around £5,500 near their factory.

Rev Jones lived at 7 Rhodes Street, Halifax, where he died [6th January 1897].

He was buried at Booth Independent Church

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1897

Jones, DavidRef 257-346
[19??-19??] Player with Halifax RLFC [1968-1969]. He won caps for Wales while at Halifax

Jones, E.Ref 257-141
[18??-19??] Partner in Calder Vale Machine Tool Company Limited

Jones, Rev E. A.Ref 257-134
[19??-19??] Assistant Curate at Christ Church, Pellon [1935].

In 1935, he moved to the new district of Harrow Weald, Middlesex where

he is to endeavour to raise enough money to build a new church

Jones, EdwardRef 257-356
[1889-1916] Born in Elland; baptised at Elland Parish Church [17th February 1897].

He was a member of Elland & Halifax Rugby Football clubs.

He lived at 101 Fleece Yard, Elland.

During World War I, and he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France, on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland.

Jones, EdwinRef 257-20

He married Sarah [1851-1877].

Sarah died 26th March 1877 (aged 26), and was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1640]

Jones, Elizabeth A.Ref 257-1001
[1877-19??] Born in Liverpool.

She lived with Amos Bentley [1891]

Jones, ErnestRef 257-68
[1819-1869] Born in Berlin. Barrister, poet, novelist and Chartist.

He stood unsuccessfully as the Chartist candidate in the Election for MP for Halifax [July 1847]. He was later imprisoned. He had popular support and there were collections for him by many groups, including the Halifax Chartist Association. He received an enthusiastic welcome when he was released in July 1850.

In the July 1852 election for MP for Halifax, he stood as the Chartist candidate. Although he did well in the polls, he lost to Francis Crossley

Jones, FrancisRef 257-253
[1863-19??] Son of John Jones, labourer.

Born in Yorton Heath, Shropshire.

He was a carter of Elland [1888] / a carter [1891] / a labourer (brickyard) [1901] / a brickyard labourer [1911]

In 1888, he married Sarah Ann Bottomley [1865-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.

Sarah Ann, of Elland, was born in Lindley Moor, the daughter of Jonathan Bottomley, labourer


  1. Emily [b 1892] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  2. Eleanor [b 1895] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  3. Harry
  4. Tom [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • 36 James Street, Elland [1891, 1901]
  • 36 Elizabeth Street, Elland [1911, 1916]

Jones, Rev Francis InnesRef 257-178
[187?-18??] Curate at Elland [187?]. He lived at Ivy Cottage, Elland, with his sister. Later, she went to New Zealand and visited the Maoris to whom she read – via an interpreter – passages from the Bible

Jones, GeorgeRef 257-21
[18??-1???] A delver in Barkisland.

In November 1880, Jones and Wellington Ellis were charged with the highway robbery of William Sykes.

Both men were found Not Guilty

Jones, George WilliamRef 257-291
[1898-1917] Son of William Jones.

Born in Mytholmroyd.

He was a member of Pellon Church Lads' Brigade / a part-time news boy [1911] / employed in the winding department of Hollinrake & Clegg.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1916] and served as a Private with C Company 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died at Bullecourt [3rd May 1917] (aged 19).

The Halifax Courier [26th May 1917] reported his death with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Christ Church, Pellon, and on the Memorial at Saint James's United Methodist Free Church, Luddenden

Jones, Rev Geraint V.Ref 257-2900
[1???-19??] Congregational minister.

He lived at 2 Milton Place, Halifax [1936]

Jones, Rev HarfordRef 257-173
[1???-18??] He trained at Cheshunt College before becoming Minister at West End Congregational Church, Sowerby Bridge [1843-1847]. He lived at Thornes Cottage, Washer Lane [1845]

Jones, HaroldRef 257-357
[1892-1918] Born in Horwich, Lancashire.

He lived at 19 Albion Street, Elland.

He worked for Dempster's in Elland.

During World War I, he enlisted [1st May 1915] and served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was discharged [16th February 1918] as no longer physically fit with a pension of 27/6d per week.

He died in St Luke's Military Hospital, Halifax [31st October 1918].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial

Jones, HarrietRef 257-19
[1868-1???] Born in Liverpool.

She was one of the children who came to the district and worked as a worsted spinner at Calvert's Mill at Wainstalls.

She lived with James Whittaker [1881]

Jones, HarryRef 257-254
[1898-1916] Son of Francis Jones.

He was a server at All Saints' Church, Elland / a cotton spinner [1911] / a member of Elland Gym Club / employed by Wright Hamer & Sons at Clay House Mills, Greetland / employed by John Crabtree & Sons at Salterhebble Mill.

During World War I, he enlisted [1st November 1915] and served as a Private with the 7th/8th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers.

He was killed by an enemy shell whilst moving along a communication trench [15th September 1916] (aged 19).

The Halifax Courier [30th September 1916] reported his death with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 4A & 4D], on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Elland

Jones, HenryRef 257-7
[1835-1875] He and John Gough were killed [7th December 1875] during the construction of the Queensbury Tunnel, when a charge exploded as they attempted to withdraw it. Four other men were injured, including John Rowley.

Jones, Rev J.Ref 257-293
[18??-1???] Curate at Hartshead / Clifton [1886]

Jones, Rev J. FrederickRef 257-148
[1???-1???] Minister at Ambler Thorn United Methodist Chapel [1950]

Jones, JamesRef 257-12
[18??-19??] Postmaster at Sowerby Bridge [1917].

On 24th November 1917, he was charged at the Halifax West Riding Court, with a breach of lighting regulations at the Post Office. At 6 pm on the 13th November 1917, he had failed to draw a blind on the third storey, allowing a bright light to show from a window. When PC Wilson called the incident to Jones's attention, he apologised and explained that he had forgotten all about it. At the Court, Jones presented his military record in the Great War before he was discharged from the Army. The Chairman complimented Jones, and the summons was dismissed on payment of costs

Jones, Dr JohnRef 257-17
[1766-1827] LlD.

A Welshman.

He was educated at Hackney.

He was a Socinian minister at Plymouth / a Unitarian critic and scholar / a teacher and minister at Halifax [1798-1804] / Minister at Northgate End Chapel [1800-1803].

He wrote a Latin Grammar and a Greek-English Lexicon. He left Halifax and had an academy in London until his death

Jones, JohnRef 257-105
[1895-1919] Son of Ada & Archibald Price Jones of 101 Westgate, Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died of influenza at North Camp, Ripon [10th March 1919] (aged 24).

He was buried at Elland Cemetery [U A 1544].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland

Jones, John Edward RiceRef 257-93
[1847-1915] Aka John Edward Rice-Jones.

Son of Mary [1807-18??] & Alfred Jones, gentleman.

Born John Edward Jones in Bristol.

He was a Halifax attorney between 1877 and 1907.

He was articled to Edmund Minson Wavell, partner in Rice-Jones & Smiths, and a member of Southport Town Council [1907]

On 3rd September 1884, he married Elizabeth Binks [1861-19??] at St Stephen's Church, Kirkstall.

Elizabeth, of Kirkstall, was the daughter of Benjamin Binks, gentleman

He was shown as John Edward Jones on the marriage record [1884]


  1. Benjamin Rowland R
  2. Alfred Theodore R

The family lived at

He died at Southport and was buried there

Jones, Rev John HaslamRef 257-288
[1862-19??] Born in Bolton Lancashire.

He was a Baptist minister and served at Shore General Baptist Church, Todmorden [7th October 1888, 1891] / Hackney, London [1901] / Gloucester [1911].

In 1888, he married Sarah Emily Taylor [1862-19??] in Clitheroe, Lancashire.

Sarah Emily was born in Sabden, Lancashire


  1. Edward Haslam [b Stansfield 1890; d Whitechapel 1904]
  2. Frank Horsfield [b 1894]
  3. John Taylor [b Great Yarmouth 1900]
  4. Ughtred Shuttleworth [b Hackney 1904]

The 1911 census shows that they had had 5 children of whom 3 were still alive at that time.

They lived at

  • Parsonage, Shore, Stansfield [1891]
  • 64 King Edward Road, Hackney, London [1901]
  • Lyndhurst, King Edward's Avenue, Gloucester [1911]

Jones, John RobertRef 257-375
[1861-19??] Born in Cardigan, New Quay.

He was a schoolmaster [1891].

He married Annie, daughter of Richard Cockcroft.


  1. Vera Grace [1885-1972] who was a confectioner's  apprentice with Sarah & Ann Gibson in Elland [1901] & married  Frederick Bardsley
  2. John H. [b 1887]
  3. Sarah Evelyn [b 1890]
  4. Richard H J. [b 1893]

The family lived at

  • Denton, Durham [1891]
  • Liverpool [1911]

Living with the widowed Annie [in 1911], were her 2 youngest children and daughter Vera Grace Bardsley and family

Jones, Dr John RobertsRef 257-222
[1800-1849] Physician and surgeon at Brighouse [1840].

He lived at New Road, Brighouse [1845]

He was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Jones, JosephRef 257-358
[1876-1917] Son of William Samuel Jones.

Born in Luddendenfoot [9th August 1876].

He was a road pavior [1901] / a pavior UDC [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died of wounds [3rd May 1917].

He was buried at Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref I E 7].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Jones, Kenneth OwenRef 257-25

In [Q3] 1945, he married Lucille M. Clay [1917-19??] in Halifax.

Lucille was the daughter of
Frank Barber Clay


  1. Jonathan
  2. Josephine

Jones, LlewellynRef 257-8
[1845-1876] He was severely injured by an exploding charge during the construction of the Queensbury Tunnel, and died from tetanus a few days later [4th August 1876] (aged 31) 

Jones, Philip E.Ref 257-376
[18??-1???] Of Halifax.

A Baptist preacher.

He was popular in Norland where he was known as the Bishop of Norland.

Recorded in June 1896, when he preached at a celebration of the founding of Bethel Baptist Chapel, Norland

Jones, RachelRef 257-339
[1835-18??] One of those who were injured in the Explosion at Lilly Lane Mill, Halifax [1850].

In 1851 she was living at 12 Bath Parade, Halifax which appears to be a lodging house, rather than the Bath Street Tavern at that time. The entry for Rachel records

Invalid. Worked in Firth's Mill & when it fell [she was] buried in the ruins for 5 hours

Jones, RichardRef 257-9
[1843-1876] He died during the construction of the Queensbury Tunnel [29th May 1876] (aged 33)  after being crushed by a stone which he was working

There seems to be some confusion in the newspaper reports between Jones and William Brear

Jones, Richard George KennethRef 257-350
[1924-1941] Son of Florence Maud & Richard Lawrence Jones of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as an Apprentice with the Merchant Navy.

aboard the cargo ship MV Seaforth.

He died 18th February 1941 (aged 17)  when his ship was torpedoed by German Submarine U-103 and sank in the Atlantic with the loss of all people on board.

He is remembered on the Tower Hill Memorial, London [Grave Ref 94], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Heath Grammar School Memorial Gates, and on the Memorial at Saint Jude's Church, Savile Park

Jones, Richard Henry TitteringtonRef 257-2
[1893-1918] Son of Mrs Annie Jones of 27 Beckenham Avenue, Wavertree, Liverpool.

He was educated at Crossley & Porter School.

During World War I, and he served as a Private with 3 West Lancashire Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 27th May 1918 (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Loos Memorial, France [Grave Ref 136], and on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

Jones, RobertRef 257-15
[1842-1???] Born in Herefordshire.

He was a mason's labourer [1881].

In [Q3] 1869, he married Harriet Priestley [1836-1???] in Halifax.

Harriet was born in Greetland.

Was she Miss Priestley or a widowed Mrs Priestley?

She had a son: John Henry Priestley



  1. Benjamin [b 1870] who was a worsted operative [1881]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1872]
  3. Sarah J. [b 1875]
  4. Frances [b 1877]
  5. Eliza [b 1880]

They lived at Back Well Gate, Elland with Greetland [1881]

Jones, Samuel EvanRef 257-16
[1858-19??] Son of Thomas Evan Jones, sailor.

Born in Liverpool / Garstang, Lancashire.

He was a forge man of 37 England Street, Leeds [1880] / a labourer in ironworks [1881] / a maltster [1891] / a mill engine driver [1901] / a plasterer's engine tenter [1911].

In 1880, he married Ellen Mary Johnstone [1859-1???] at St Andrew's Church, Leeds.

Ellen Mary, of 37 England Street, Leeds, was born in London, the daughter of John Johnstone, porter.

She was a French polisher [1891]



  1. John W. [b 1882] who was an engineer [1901]
  2. Samuel E. [b 1884] who was a mill hand [1901]
  3. Alice E. [b 1886] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  4. Florence [b 1888] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  5. Ada [b 1891] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  6. Thomas
  7. Charles Henry [b 1897] who was a tramways parcel boy  [1911]
  8. Nelly / Nellie [b 1899]
  9. Lewis John [b 1901]
  10. May [b 1904]
  11. Mabel [b 1904]

The family lived at

  • 37 England Street, Leeds [lodging with Ellen Mary's  family 1881]
  • 3 Ingram Square, Skircoat, Halifax [1891]
  • 4 Moorgate Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 28 Helm Street, Halifax [1911]

Jones, SarahRef 257-24
[1819-1884] She lived in Brighouse.

She died 19th May 1884 (aged 65)  and was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 1902]

This entry was compiled from the burial record in the Lister Lane Archives. Please email me if you can add further details

Jones, ThomasRef 257-255
[18??-18??] A collier.

In December 1868, he was arrested at Brighouse on suspicion of burglary at the farm of Mr Houghton, near Wigan, and for the murder of Houghton's daughter.

A reward of £100 had been offered for the apprehension of the murderer

Jones, ThomasRef 257-18

In [Q3] 1869, he married Martha Ann Hanson in Halifax.

Martha Ann was the daughter of
Richard Hanson

Thomas died 18th ?? 1927 (aged 80 years).

Martha Ann died 21st February 1934 (aged 82).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3556] with Martha Ann's parents

Jones, ThomasRef 257-241
[1861-19??] Son of John Jones, farmer.

He was a card setter of Shaw Street, Stainland [1899].

He married (1) Unknown.

In [Q1] 1899, he married (2) Emmeline Aspinall in Halifax.

Emmeline, of Holywell Green, was the daughter of
Joseph Aspinall

Jones, ThomasRef 257-6
[1893-1918] Son of Samuel Evan Jones.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of the Sunday School at Waterloo Hall, Halifax / a tinter at dyeworks [1911] / employed by Halifax Corporation Tramways.

In [Q3] 1916, he married Grace Ellen Waterman in Halifax.

The banns for the marriage of Thomas Jones of St Pauls' Parish and Grace Ellen Waterman (of this parish), were read three times in June 1916 at Sowerby Bridge with Norland

Child: Gladys [b Q2 1918]

They lived at

  • 28 Helm Street, Halifax
  • 43 The Hollins, Sowerby Bridge

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax and served as a Guardsman with the 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards.

He was wounded & gassed, returning to France in March 1918.

He was killed in action [27th August 1918] (aged 25).

His photograph appears with reports of his death in the Halifax Courier [28th September & 5th October 1918].

He was buried at Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, France [Grave Ref V C 21].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Jones, Thomas EdwardRef 257-122
[1872-1920] Son of Samuel Jones.

On 6th February 1904, he married Mary Batty [1879-1930] in Halifax.


  1. Alice [1905-1925] who was buried with her parents
  2. Amy [1907-1988]

They lived at 30 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 2nd December 1920 (aged 48).

He & Mary were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery [Grave Ref: F C 304].

In 1924, Mary married (2) John Thomas Spencer [1869-1946] in Halifax.

Jones, Walter AdamRef 257-158
[19??-19??] Of The Breck, Triangle, Halifax. He was a Director of Paton & Baldwin Limited [1949]

Jones, Rev WilliamRef 257-115
[18??-19??] He was master of a Board School at Bradford, and served at Leeds Road Baptist Chapel in Bradford before becoming Minister at Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [1891-1906].

He was active in local and international social issues and promoted the  Nursing Association / Chairman of the Hebden Bridge School Board / organiser of the local Free Church Council.

He lived at Hope House, Hebden Bridge [1905]

Jones, WilliamRef 257-14
[1842-1901] Of Marsh Delves, Southowram.

He died 31st January 1901 (aged 59) 

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-D7]

Jones, Rev WilliamRef 257-366
[1851-19??] Born in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire.

He was a teacher at public elementary school [1881] / a Baptist minister in Bradford [1891] / pastor at Hebden Bridge Baptist Church [1896, 1901] / a Baptist minister [1911].

In [Q4] 1871, he married Eliza Ellen Brunton [1853-19??] in Bradford.

Eliza Ellen was born in Bradford

They had no children.

They lived at

  • 48 Priestman Terrace, Manningham, Bradford [1881]
  • 112 Tennyson Place, Bradford [1891]
  • Hope House, Hebden Bridge [1901]
  • Barnoldswick, Lancashire (William was a visitor) [1911]
  • Glenroyd, Balmoral Road, Morecambe (Eliza Ellen was  living) [1911]

Jones, WilliamRef 257-3
[1867-19??] Son of William Jones, shoemaker.

Born in Northampton.

He was a blacksmith of Delph Hill, Midgley [1893] / a shoeing & general smith [1901, 1911].

In 1893, he married Ellen Feather [1864-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.

Ellen, of Bethel Terrace, Midgley, was born in Luddenden, the daughter of Benjamin Feather, wool comber.

She was a worsted spinner [1911]


Child: George William

They lived at

  • 2 Providence Place, Midgley [1901]
  • 28 Hartley Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was Ellen's sister Susy Feather [b 1853] (worsted spinner) 

Jones, William CorneliusRef 257-J101
[1905-1927] In July 1926, he shot his estranged wife, Winnifred, at Crib Lane, Dean Clough – the Crib Lane murder He was hanged at Armley jail on January 7th 1927

Jones, William SamuelRef 257-13
[1843-1925] Born in Seacombe, Cheshire.

He was a sackmender [1881] / a labourer [1882] / a labourer for road setters [1901].

On 18th August 1867, he married Martha Ellen Jackson [1850-1831] in Birkenhead, Cheshire.

Martha Ellen was born in Seacombe, Cheshire


  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. child who died young [before 1911]
  4. child who died young [before 1911]
  5. child who died young [before 1911]
  6. child who died young [before 1911]
  7. Thomas [b 1873]
  8. William [b 3rd June 1874]
  9. Joseph
  10. Martha Ellen [b 1880] who was a woollen rover [1901]
  11. John Robert [b 1883] who was a nailer (bedstead works)   [1901], a general labourer (oilcloth works) [1911]
  12. Frances [b 1885] who was a woollen rover [1901], a weaver  (carpets) [1911]
  13. George [b 1886] who was an apprentice wheelwright [1901],  a labourer [1911]
  14. Mary [b 1889] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a drawer  (worsted) [1911]

They lived at

  • Luddendenfoot [1881]
  • Ackroyd's Buildings, Luddendenfoot [1882]
  • 55 Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 10 Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge [1911]


Jones surnameRef 257-1
There are 61 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Jones, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Jones

Marriages 1806, 1889, 1893, 1907, 1916, 1933; Deaths 1898, 1899

Unattached burials at Lister Lane Cemetery: Plot 4721


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