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1. William JONES. All we know at present is that William  was a “grocer, chemist and druggist” who married Anne, but her maiden name & their marriage date is unknown. There is no trace of a marriage for them  in the Much Wenlock parish registers.


They had the following children, all baptized Much Wenlock:


(1) Thomas, baptized 18/7/1802. (2) William, baptized 3/9/1803. (3) Mary, baptized 25/8/1804. (4) St John, baptized 21/11/1806.

(5) Sarah, baptized 7/6/1809. (6) Anne, baptized 23/7/1811. (7) Elizabeth, baptized 15/10/1813. (8) William, baptized 5/12/1815.
(9) Alice, baptized 3/3/1819. (10) Joseph [2].


2. Joseph JONES. Baptized 8/4/1821 in Much Wenlock, Joseph died 26/11/1864 in Walsall, age 43. The cause of death “Diseased liver and phthisis” (tuberculosis). Occupation: Saddler. On 25/9/1854, when Joseph was age 33, he married Elizabeth WRIGHT, daughter of Jonathan WRIGHT & Jane BUZZARD, at the Parish Church, Knossington. Elizabeth was baptized 6/11/1825 in Knossington & died there 4/6/1895, age 69. Before her marriage to Joseph, Elizabeth had the following child (father unknown):


(1) Frederick Wright, born 1848.

Joseph Jones & Elizabeth Wright had the following children:


(1) Harriet, born 1855 in Walsall & baptized 13/7/1856 in Knossington. Harriet may have died 1937 in Kent, age 82. In 1877, when Harriet was age 22, she married Tom Henry MOULD, son of Henry MOULD & Catherine CARTER. Born 1854 in Skeffington, Tom died sometime between 1901 & 1911 - Harriet was described as a widow in the 1911 census.
(2) Jane Elizabeth, born 1857 in Walsall & baptized 31/3/1868 in Knossington. Jane Elizabeth died 20/1/1929 in Lewisham, age about 71. In 1884, when Jane Elizabeth was age 26, she married Henry HARRIS, son of Henry HARRIS & Harriet LAMBERT, in Tunbridge, Kent. They had no children. (3) Jonathan William [3]. (4) Joseph, born 1861, Walsall. Joseph does not appear in
the 1871 (or later) censuses so it is assumed he died sometime before 1871. (5) Richard Williams [4].

Jones of Much Wenlock, Shropshire

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