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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.

The individuals listed are not necessarily related to each other.


Mr Jones [16??-16??]
Rev A. E. Jones [18??-19??]
Alfred Theodore Rice Jones [1890-1918]
Arold Jones [1887-19??]
Arthur Jones [1889-1916]
Ashton Jones [16??-1710]
Benjamin Grant Jones [1867-19??]
Benjamin Rowland Rice Jones [1889-19??]
D. Jones [1925-1945]
Rev Daniel Jones [17??-1???]
Rev David Jones [1819-1897]
David Jones [19??-19??]
E. Jones [18??-19??]
Rev E. A. Jones [19??-19??]
Edward Jones [1889-1916]
Ernest Jones [1819-1869]
Francis Jones [1863-19??]
Rev Francis Innes Jones [187?-18??]
George William Jones [1898-1917]
Rev Geraint V. Jones [1???-19??]
Rev Harford Jones [1???-18??]
Harold Jones [1892-1918]
Harry Jones [1898-1916]
Henry Jones [1835-1875]
Rev J. Jones [18??-1???]
Rev J. Frederick Jones [1???-1???]
Rev J. H. Jones [18??-19??]
James Jones [18??-19??]
Dr John Jones [1766-1827]
John Jones [1895-1919]
John Edward Rice Jones [1847-1915]
John Robert Jones [1861-19??]
Dr John Roberts Jones [1800-1849]
Joseph Jones [1876-1917]
Llewellyn Jones [1845-1876]
Philip E. Jones [18??-1???]
Rachel Jones [1835-18??]
Richard Jones [1843-1876]
Richard George Kenneth Jones [1924-1941]
Richard Henry Titterington Jones [1893-1918]
Thomas Jones [18??-18??]
Thomas Jones [1861-19??]
Thomas Jones [1893-1918]
Thomas Edward Jones [1872-1920]
Rev W. Jones [18??-19??]
Walter Adam Jones [19??-19??]
Rev William Jones [18??-19??]
William Jones [1867-19??]
William Cornelius Jones [1905-1927]
William Samuel Jones [1843-1925]


Jones, Mr
[16??-16??] Curate at Rastrick [1656-1658]

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

Jones, Alfred Theodore Rice
[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, 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, Arold
[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
 

Children:

  1. Sam Edward [b 1911]

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

Jones, Arthur
[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 [B 40].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

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

Jones, Benjamin Grant
[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
 

Children:

  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 Rice
[1889-19??] Son of John Edward Rice Jones.

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

Jones, D.
[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 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 [53 E 16]

 

Jones, Rev Daniel
[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 David
[1819-1897] Born 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.

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

He died 6th January 1897.

He was buried at Booth Independent Church

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1897

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

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

Jones, Rev E. A.
[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, Edward
[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, 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, Ernest
[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, Francis
[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
 

Children:

  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 Innes
[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, George William
[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).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [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.
[1???-19??] Congregational minister.

He lived at 2 Milton Place, Halifax [1936]

Jones, Rev Harford
[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, Harold
[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, Harry
[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).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [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, Henry
[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.
[18??-1???] Curate at Hartshead / Clifton [1886]

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

Jones, Rev J. H.
[18??-19??] Of Sabden.

Minister at Shore General Baptist Church, Todmorden [7th October 1888, 1891]

Jones, James
[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 John
[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, John
[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 Rice
[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]
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin Rowland R
  2. Alfred Theodore R

The family lived at

He died at Southport and was buried there

Jones, John Robert
[1861-19??] Born in Cardigan, New Quay.

He was a schoolmaster [1891].

He married Annie, daughter of Richard Cockcroft.

Children:

  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 Roberts
[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, Joseph
[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 [I E 7].

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

Jones, Llewellyn
[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.
[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, Rachel
[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, Richard
[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 Kenneth
[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 [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 Titterington
[1893-1918] Son of Mrs Annie Jones of 27 Beckenham Avenue, Wavertree, Liverpool.

He was educated at Crossley & Porter School.

During World War I, 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 [136], and on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

Jones, Thomas
[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, Thomas
[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, Thomas
[1893-1918] He worked for Halifax Corporation Tramways.

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

They lived at

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

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards.

He died 27th August 1918 (aged 25).

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

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Jones, Thomas Edward
[1872-1920] Son of Samuel Jones.

He married Mary.

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 was buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery [F C 304].

After his death, Mary married Mr Jones

Jones, Rev W.
[18??-19??] Pastor at Hebden Bridge Baptist Church [1896]

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

Jones, Rev William
[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, William
[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]

 

Children:

  1. George William

The family 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 Cornelius
[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 Samuel
[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
 

Children:

  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]

The family lived at

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

 

Jones surname
There are over 40 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
 



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