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This is page 4 of 4 tracing the history of the Jones family of Much Wenlock, Shropshire. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse the Jones pages by clicking the last page/next page buttons or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links.

The Jones Family of Much Wenlock, Shropshire

9.Link to census George Osman JONES [Parents]. Born 28/4/1908 in Somerby, Leicestershire, George died 27/12/1956 at the Royal Infirmary in Leicester, age 48. Occupation: Engineer’s fitter.

On 3/6/1933, when George was age 25, he married Gertrude COOK at the Parish Church, Melton Mowbray. Gertrude was born 12/10/1910 in Melton Mowbray & died there 9/2/1993, age 82.

They had the following children:


(1) Ralph, born 29/3/1936 in Melton Mowbray & died 8/3/2009 in Hungerford, Berkshire, age 73.  And 2 others who are still living.


10. Betty Doris JONES [Parents]. Born 22/11/1922 in Lewisham, Betty Doris died 12/4/2003, age 80, and was buried 24/4/2003 at Marston Lane cemetery, Bedworth, Warwickshire.

In the quarter ending March 1951, when Betty was age 28, she married Donald W. HAYWARD, son of William George HAYWARD, at St Peter’s Church, St Albans. They had 1 child who is still living.

In the quarter ending June 1969, when Betty was age 47, she married Arthur Edwin CULLIMORE. Arthur was born 12/10/1908 in Camberwell, London, & died October 1988 in Lewes, Sussex, age 80. They had no children.


11. Peter Leslie JONES [Parents]. Born 17/2/1926 in Lewisham, Peter Leslie died 26/9/2002 at George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton, age 76, and was buried 7/10/2002 in Marston Lane cemetery, Bedworth, Warwickshire.


Along with his siblings, Peter was evacuated from  London during the early years of World War 2 to Chilham, Kent. He served in the Airborne Division during that war & took part in the parachute drop over the Rhine with the 6th Air Landing Brigade in 1945. Later, he was a Sergeant in the Royal Military Police in Trieste, Italy. After leaving the army, Peter worked for an undertaker. He was Industrial fire officer, later security officer, for Armstrong Whitworth, Hawker Siddeley, Rootes, Chrysler Talbot & Jaguar before retiring in 1986.

In the quarter ending December 1951, when Peter was age 25, he married Florence PITT in Coventry. It is thought that Florence was born in 1922 in Walsall. The couple were divorced in the 1960s & had no children. Peter’s second wife & their children are still living.

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