Family History


This is the family line of my mother-in-law's grandmother Eliza Jane Jones who married Joseph Slim. She lived to be nearly 94 so my mother-in-law remembered her well, as do other family members. Definitve work on David Jones's ancestry has been done by another Jones descendent Maggie Smith and I will be adding on some of her work in due course.

 

DAVID JONES

Born: 22/2/1845 Horseley Heath, Tipton (see note 1)

Father: James Jones

Mother: Ann Law.

Married: 22/11/1868 St Thomas Dudley (see Note 2)

Spouse; Emily Mills

Parents: Joseph & Sarah Mills

Children: Eliza Jane Jones b. 1868 Tipton

Emmanuel Jones b 1870 Tipton

Sarah Ann Jones b 1873 Tipton

James Jones b 1874 Tipton

Alice Jones b 1876 Tipton

Benjamin Jones b 1882 Tipton

1881 census: Residing 96 Horsely Rd, Tipton. Bricklayers labourer.

1891 census: Residing 96 Horsley Road, Tipton. Occupation

1901 census: Residing 86 Horsley Rd. Tipton

Note 1: Birth certificate. Fatherís occupation labourer. Informant James Jones who made his mark. Registered 11/3/1845

Note 2: Emmaís father Joseph Mills deceased, nail master. David a miner. Both made their marks as did the witnesses Thomas Leatham and Elizabeth Tropman.

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Children of David and Eliza Jane Jones

 

ELIZA JANE JONES

Born: 29 Dec 1868 Tipton

Father: David Jones

Mother: Emma (Emily) Mills

Died: 1962 Walsall

Buried: 17/1/1962 Ryecroft cemetry Walsall

Married; 22/12/1889 St Martin, Tipton

Spouse: Joseph Slim

Born: 1864 Tipton

Father: John Slim

Mother: Jane Ranken Roden

Died; 1924 Walsall

Children: Elizabeth Slim b. 1891 Tipton

David Slim b. 1892 Tipton

Bertie b. 1896 Tipton

Elsie b. 1899 Tipton

1891 42 Horseley Rd, Tipton Occupation: bricklayer.(from St Martinís baptismal register)

1892 living 32 Railway Street, Tipton (St Martin baptism register)

1896 82 Horsley Terrace, Tipton (St Martin baptism register)

1899 4 Court, 4 House Church Lane, Tipton (St martin baptism register)

1901 Joseph patient in District Hospital, Edward St, West Bromwich. Occupation: bricklayerís labourer. Family living 4 Court 4 House, Church lane, Tipton. Also with them visitor Eliza Turner aged 74, single, Eliza a charwoman.

Note 1: When married Joseph was a brickmaker living New Road, Tipton. Eliza was living 96 Horseley Heath, Tipton. Her father was a bricklayerís labourer. Marriage was witnessed by John Slim and Annie Hunts

Note 2; In 1920 on David Slimmís marriage certificate occupation given as cutter down in ironworks. Marriage was witnessed by John Slim and Annie Hunts

 

EMMANUEL JONES

Born: 1870 Tipton

Father: David Jones

Mother: Emma (Emily) Mills

Married: 1895 St Andrew, West Bromwich

Spouse: Mary Ann Mason

Born: 1872 West Bromwich.

1891 census: . Residing with parents. Occupation labourer

1901 census: : Residing 107 Phoenix Street, West Bromwich. Occupation: blacksmith. Phoebe mason aged 18 visitor

SARAH ANN JONES

Born: 1/1/1873 Tipton

Father: David Jones

Mother: Emma (Emily) Mills

Married; 30/9/897 St Martins, Tipton (see note 1)

Spouse; Stephen J Evans

Born: 1872 Wolverhampton district

Parents: Edward Evans

1891 census: Residing 13 Factory Rd, Tipton. Servant to William Whitehead, licenced victualler

1901 census: Residing 25 Market Place Tipton

Not 1: from marriage cettificate, butcher son of Edward Evans boiler maker. He was residing 148 Toll End Rd, Sarah at 86 Horsley Rd. Witnesses James Jones and Sarah Jane Evans

 

JAMES JONES

Born: 15/9/1874 Tipton

Father: David Jones

Mother: Emma (Emily) Mills

1891 Living with parents. Occupation hinge filer

1901 Living with parents. Occupation hinge maker

Note 1: Known as Jimmy

ALICE JONES

Born: 9/6/1876

Father: David Jones

Mother: Emma (Emily) Mills

Baptised: 21/7/1876 Dudley Port New Connexion Tipton

Died; 1876 Tipton

BENJAMIN JONES

Born: 1882 Tipton

Father: David Jones

Mother: Emma (Emily) Mills

Baptised: 30/8/1882 St Martinís Tipton

Died: 1884 Tipton