Caroline Jones

F, b. 12 December 1872, d. 10 January 1954
  • Caroline Jones was born on 12 December 1872 in Isle of Man.
  • She was the daughter of Hugh Jones and Margaret Bailey.
  • Caroline Jones was baptized on 27 December 1872 in Kirk German, Isle of Man.
  • She immigrated to Queensland, Australia. She came around 1890 with her parents and most of her siblings.
  • At the age of 25 years, 7 months and 3 days, Caroline Jones married Robert Percy Jefferis, son of James Eggar Jefferis and Jane Louisa Webb, on 15 July 1898 in Queensland. According to family hearsay the marriage was "out of necessity". Caroline must have been planning to marry Robert Percy for some time as she had received a telegram on 6 April 1898, three months before the wedding, from a former boyfriend Albert J Body regarding her marriage: "My advice don't do so. Letter first mail". Robert Percy was a labourer at the time of his marriage.
  • Caroline Jones's and Robert Percy Jefferis's first child, Ethel Ivy Eggar Jefferis (known as Ivy) was born 13 March 1899 in Rockhampton. Her father's occupation was shown as a labourer on her birth certificate.
  • On 1 October 1901 Robert Percy, Caroline and Ivy left Rockhampton for Sydney on their way to South Africa.
  • A few years after the birth of Arthur, Percy and Caroline separated. She returned to England with the children for a while, staying with Percy's family and impling she had left for her or Ivy's health's sake. She went back to South Africa but they returned to England on the SS Grantully Castle on May 1914. Both Caroline and Ivy then went to work in a munitions factory.
  • Between 1944 and 1948 Caroline Jones lived in Surrey. She lived with her daughter Ivy and son-in-law Carl.
  • Caroline Jones died on 10 January 1954 at age 81.

Children of Caroline Jones and Robert Percy Jefferis

Caroline Jones

F, b. 22 March 1866, d. 10 January 1896
  • Caroline Jones was born on 22 March 1866 in Queensland. She was the daughter of Rees Thompson Jones and Sarah Stanford.
  • At the age of 18 years, 5 months and 9 days, Caroline Jones married Thomas Moran, son of George Moran and Elizabeth Brien, on 31 August 1884 in Queensland. Caroline was an 18 year old domestic servant and Thomas a 21 year old bushman. Caroline's father was Rees Thompson Jones, a draper and Thomas' s George Moran, a bushman. They both lived at Clermont at the time. They had a total of six children.
  • Caroline Jones died on 10 January 1896 in Queensland at age 29.

Charles Jones

M, b. 29 August 1829
  • Charles Jones was christened on 29 August 1829 in Bloxwich, England.
  • He was the son of John Jones and Ann Unknown.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Charles Jones was living in the household of John Jones and Ann Unknown in Borough of Walsall. John was shown as a 40 year old coal miner living with his wife Ann, also 40 and their children Ann 15, Harriett 15, Charles 15, Jane 7, and James 5. The records shows they were all born in Staffordshire.
  • His marriage, at 21 years, to Harriet Massey was registered in the September 1850 Quarter in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire Registration District.
  • In 1851 he was Journeyman, Awl Blade Maker.
  • In 1851 Charles Jones lived in Bloxwich, England.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Charles Jones was living in the household of John Jones and Ann Unknown in Bloxwich. The census record showes John, M, 52, sinker in mines, born Donnington, Salop. Ann, wife, 53 born Oaken Gates, Salop. Charles, son, 21, awl blade maker, born Bloxwich, Staffordshire. Harriet, daughter in law, 20, born Blaken Hall, Staffordshire. Thomas, grandson, 10 months, born Bloxwich, Staffordshire.
  • Charles Jones and Harriet Massey appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Walsall Foreign. John was shown as an awl blade maker, born Bloxwich aged 50 living with his wife and children.
  • Charles Jones appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911.

Children of Charles Jones and Harriet Massey

Charles Jones

M, b. 30 July 1826, d. before 1829
  • Charles Jones was christened on 30 July 1826 in Bloxwich. (note- IGI shows christening as 21 May 1826.)
  • He was the son of John Jones and Ann Unknown.
  • Charles Jones died before 1829.

Charles Jones

M, b. circa 1871
  • Charles Jones was born circa 1871 in Bloxwich.
  • He was the son of Charles Jones and Harriet Massey.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Charles Jones was living in the household of Charles Jones and Harriet Massey in Walsall Foreign. John was shown as an awl blade maker, born Bloxwich aged 50 living with his wife and children.

Charles Dudley Jones

M, b. 15 June 1904, d. 1994

Charlotte Jones

F, b. circa 1865
  • Charlotte Jones was born circa 1865 in Bloxwich.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Jones and Harriet Massey.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Charlotte Jones was living in the household of Charles Jones and Harriet Massey in Walsall Foreign. John was shown as an awl blade maker, born Bloxwich aged 50 living with his wife and children.

Charlotte Jones

F, b. 11 March 1823, d. 27 July 1874
  • Charlotte Jones was born on 11 March 1823 in Littlethorpe, Leicestershire. She was the daughter of Robert JONES and Ann RUTCHUSON.
  • At the age of 24 years, 7 months and 10 days, Charlotte Jones married Thomas Perkins on 21 October 1847 in Leicestershire.
  • Charlotte Jones and Thomas Perkins immigrated to Moreton Bay on 25 September 1850. They travelled with their daughter Charlotte. The immigration record showed Thomas (the son of William and Elizabeth Perkins) was a 27 year old shepherd, native of Chepstowe, Northumberland and Charlotte (nee Jones) was 27 years old. (She is listed as a Convalscent - 1850). Their infant daughter Charlotte, native of Chepstowe was with them.


    In 1855 Thomas bought two blocks of land at Spring Creek two years later and the family began farming there. According to his obituary he managed Cecil Plains Station from 1858-1860, though his son Thomas was born there in 1857. The family then moved back to Toowoomba where Thomas became the first butcher.
  • Charlotte Jones died on 27 July 1874 in Spring Creek, Queensland, at age 51.
  • She was buried in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. BC1-007-0004.

Children of Charlotte Jones and Thomas Perkins

Clem Jones

M, b. 1911, d. 1987
  • Clem Jones was born in 1911.
  • At the age of 27 years, Clem Jones married Coral Lilith Devine in 1938 in Queensland.
  • Clem Jones was buried in 1987 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • Clem Jones died in 1987.

Elizabeth Jones

F, b. circa 1845

Child of Elizabeth Jones and Ernest Augustus Ward

Frederick Edward Jones

M, b. 1884, d. 16 May 1961
  • Frederick Edward Jones was born in 1884 in England. He was the son of Thomas and Ellen.
  • He was the son of Thomas Jones and Ellen Cumpstone.
  • Frederick Edward Jones began military service on 1 June 1915 in Enoggera. He joined the 25 Battalion and fought in France. He gave his next of kin as his mother who still lived in England. He was discharge on 17 Jun 1917.
  • At the age of 39 years, Frederick Edward Jones married Doris Mary Middleton, daughter of Richard Middleton and Beatrice Bunce, in 1923 in Queensland.
  • Frederick Edward Jones and Doris Mary Middleton appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1926 and 1958 living at Virginia. Doris was registered as living at Mountain Camp and Fred at Virginia where he was a farmer. Doris remained at this address until 1980 when she moved to Esk Street, Crow's Nest.
  • Frederick Edward Jones died on 16 May 1961 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 17 May 1961 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Frederick Roland Jones

M, b. 16 October 1904
  • Frederick Roland Jones was born on 16 October 1904 in England.
  • He began military service on 27 July 1942 in New South Wales. His service number was NX116066 (N90344). He was living at Coffs Harbour at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as A Mitchell. He was discharged on 20 November 1946 with the rank of Staff Sergeant in the 13/33 Australian Infantry Battalion.

Georgina May Jones

F, b. 18 September 1868
  • Georgina May Jones was born on 18 September 1868 in Isle of Man.
  • She was the daughter of Hugh Jones and Margaret Bailey.
  • Georgina May Jones was baptized on 27 September 1868 in Kirk German, Isle of Man.

Griffith Evans Jones

M, b. circa 1850
  • Griffith Evans Jones was born circa 1850.
  • Griffith Evans Jones married Mary Morgan in 1876 in Queensland.

Child of Griffith Evans Jones and Mary Morgan

Hannah Jones

F, b. 1878
  • Hannah Jones was born in 1878 in Bloxwich.
  • She was the daughter of James Jones and Louisa Roebuck.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Hannah Jones was living in the household of James Jones and Louisa Roebuck in Walsall Foreign. James is shown as a 29 year old Awl Blade Maker born Bloxwich living with his wife Louise 27 born Bloxwich and daughters Hannah aged 3 and Harriett aged 1. Both were born in Bloxwich JONES.

Hannah Phyllis Jones

F, b. circa 1885

Harriet Jones

F, b. 1874
  • Harriet Jones was born in 1874 in Bloxwich.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Jones and Harriet Massey.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Harriet Jones was living in the household of Charles Jones and Harriet Massey in Walsall Foreign. John was shown as an awl blade maker, born Bloxwich aged 50 living with his wife and children.

Harriet Jones

F, b. 1880
  • Harriet Jones was born in 1880 in Bloxwich.
  • She was the daughter of James Jones and Louisa Roebuck.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Harriet Jones was living in the household of James Jones and Louisa Roebuck in Walsall Foreign. James is shown as a 29 year old Awl Blade Maker born Bloxwich living with his wife Louise 27 born Bloxwich and daughters Hannah aged 3 and Harriett aged 1. Both were born in Bloxwich JONES.

Harriett Jones

F, b. 4 April 1824
  • Harriett Jones was born in Pinsole.
  • She was christened on 4 April 1824 in Bloxwich, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Jones and Ann Unknown.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Harriett Jones was living in the household of John Jones and Ann Unknown in Borough of Walsall. John was shown as a 40 year old coal miner living with his wife Ann, also 40 and their children Ann 15, Harriett 15, Charles 15, Jane 7, and James 5. The records shows they were all born in Staffordshire.

Hugh Jones

M, b. circa 1840
  • Hugh Jones was born circa 1840.
  • Hugh Jones married Margaret Bailey on 13 October 1863 in Kirk German, Isle of Man, England.
  • Hugh Jones and Margaret Bailey immigrated to Queensland, Australia. They came around 1890 with most of their children.

Children of Hugh Jones and Margaret Bailey

Ida Mary Jones

F, b. 30 July 1897, d. 18 December 1938
  • Ida Mary Jones was born on 30 July 1897.
  • At the age of 24 years, Ida Mary Jones married Kenneth Mair Holdaway, son of Charles Holdaway and Helen Ramage Blackhall Mair, in 1922 in New Zealand.
  • Ida Mary Jones died on 18 December 1938 in New Zealand at age 41.
  • She was buried on 20 December 1938 in Waihi Public Cemetery.

Children of Ida Mary Jones and Kenneth Mair Holdaway

James Jones

M, b. September 1851
  • James Jones's birth was registered in the Walsall, Staffordshire Registration District in the September 1851 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Charles Jones and Harriet Massey.
  • James Jones was christened on 2 November 1851 in Bloxwich.
  • His marriage, at 26 years, to Louisa Roebuck was registered in the September 1877 Quarter in Walsall, Staffordshire Registration District.
  • James Jones and Louisa Roebuck appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Walsall Foreign. James is shown as a 29 year old Awl Blade Maker born Bloxwich living with his wife Louise 27 born Bloxwich and daughters Hannah aged 3 and Harriett aged 1. Both were born in Bloxwich JONES.
  • James Jones appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911.

Children of James Jones and Louisa Roebuck

James Jones

M, b. 16 August 1835
  • James Jones was baptized on 16 August 1835 in Staffordshire.
  • He was the son of John Jones and Ann Unknown.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census James Jones was living in the household of John Jones and Ann Unknown in Borough of Walsall. John was shown as a 40 year old coal miner living with his wife Ann, also 40 and their children Ann 15, Harriett 15, Charles 15, Jane 7, and James 5. The records shows they were all born in Staffordshire.

Jane Jones

F, b. 30 September 1832, d. 24 November 1868
  • Jane Jones was baptized on 30 September 1832 in Bloxwich, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Jones and Ann Unknown.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Jane Jones was living in the household of John Jones and Ann Unknown in Borough of Walsall. John was shown as a 40 year old coal miner living with his wife Ann, also 40 and their children Ann 15, Harriett 15, Charles 15, Jane 7, and James 5. The records shows they were all born in Staffordshire.
  • At the age of 17 years, 7 months and 20 days, Jane Jones married Sampson Chambers, son of John Chambers and Prudance Handley, on 20 May 1850 in Bishops Ryder, England. Sampson was a labourer at the time of his marriage, he was of full age and lived in Novascotia Street. His father, John Chambers was shown as a labour. He signed with his X mark. Jane was shown as a spinster of full age (even though she was just 17), father John Jones a carpenter. The witnesses were George Bussett who signed with his X mark and Ann Durose. Neither Jane or Ann signed the document.
  • Jane Jones and Sampson Chambers appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Bloxwich, Staffordshire, England. Sampson was shown as a coal miner, born Bradley, aged 24 and living with his wife Jane, 18, born Bloxwich.
  • Jane Jones and Sampson Chambers appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Bloxwich, Staffordshire. Sampson is shown as a 34 year old coal miner, born Bradley living with his wife Jane aged 27 born Bloxwich and their children, all born Bloxwich - Ellen aged 8, Ann aged 6 and Eliza aged 1. The family lived next door to Jane's sister Ann and her husband James Taylor. Jane's parents John and Ann Jones lived on the other side of the Taylors.
  • In 1866 Jane Jones and Sampson Chambers lived in Bloxwich, Staffordshire, England.
  • Jane Jones died on 24 November 1868 in Bloxwich, England, at age 36. Her death certificate shows she was 36 years old, the wife of Sampson Chambers a coal miner, and died from a strangulated hernia. Sampson was present when she died and he signed the certificate with his X mark.

Children of Jane Jones and Sampson Chambers

Jane Jones

F, b. 1846, d. 1915
  • Jane Jones was born in 1846 in Wales. She was the daughter of John Jones and Elizabeth.
  • At the age of 16 years, Jane Jones married Abel Alford on 21 January 1862 in Fortitude Valley, Queensland. Jane was the third daughter of the late John Jones of Cardiganshire, Wales and Abel was from Wiltshire. They were married in Jane's mothers home.
  • Jane Jones and Abel Alford appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Cabarlah. Abel was the railway station manager.
  • Jane Jones died in 1915 in Queensland.

Children of Jane Jones and Abel Alford

Jersey Hilda Jones

F, b. 13 August 1865
  • Jersey Hilda Jones was born on 13 August 1865 in Isle of Man.
  • She was the daughter of Hugh Jones and Margaret Bailey.
  • Jersey Hilda Jones was baptized on 23 February 1866 in Kirk German, Isle of Man.

John Jones

M, b. circa 1798, d. between 1861 and 1871
  • John Jones was born circa 1798 in Donington, Shropshire (Salop), England.
  • John Jones married Ann Unknown circa 1821.
  • Between 1824 and 1832John Jones was a miner, living firstly at Pinsole then at Bloxwich
    .
  • He and Ann Unknown appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Borough of Walsall. John was shown as a 40 year old coal miner living with his wife Ann, also 40 and their children Ann 15, Harriett 15, Charles 15, Jane 7, and James 5. The records shows they were all born in Staffordshire.
  • In 1850 he was a carpenter at the time of his daughter Jane's marriage to Samposn Chambers.
  • John Jones and Ann Unknown appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Bloxwich. The census record showes John, M, 52, sinker in mines, born Donnington, Salop. Ann, wife, 53 born Oaken Gates, Salop. Charles, son, 21, awl blade maker, born Bloxwich, Staffordshire. Harriet, daughter in law, 20, born Blaken Hall, Staffordshire. Thomas, grandson, 10 months, born Bloxwich, Staffordshire.
  • John Jones and Ann Unknown appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Bloxwich. John is shown as a 64 year old coal miner, born Dorrington Wood, Shropshire, living with is wife Ann 65, born Oaken Gates. His daughter Ann and her husband James Taylor lived next door, and next to them were their daughter Jane, and her husband Sampson Chambers.
  • John Jones died between 1861 and 1871. Ann was shown as a widow on the 1871 Census, although there was a John Jones aged 75, born Salop boarding with Samuel and Frances Taylor in Church Street.

Children of John Jones and Ann Unknown

John Jones

M, b. 1856
  • John Jones was born in 1856 in Bloxwich.
  • He was the son of Charles Jones and Harriet Massey.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census John Jones was living in the household of Charles Jones and Harriet Massey in Walsall Foreign. John was shown as an awl blade maker, born Bloxwich aged 50 living with his wife and children.
  • John Jones appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911.

Joseph Edward Jones

M, b. circa 1890

Leonard William Jones

M, b. 4 June 1902, d. 1975
  • Leonard William Jones was born on 4 June 1902 in New Zealand. He was the son of Cecilia and Thomas Davis JONES.
  • At the age of 29 years, Leonard William Jones married Doris Jessie Cresswell, daughter of Archie Rose Cresswell and Jessie Harris, in 1932 in New Zealand.
  • Leonard William Jones witnessed the death of Doris Jessie Cresswell in 1945 in New Zealand.
  • Leonard William Jones died in 1975 in New Zealand.