Edmond Jones

1814–December 1898 (Age 84)
Braunstone, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edmond

When Edmond Jones was born in 1814, in Braunstone, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Jones, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 24. He married Catherine Garner on 20 December 1837, in Branston, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Glenfield, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Blaby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in December 1898, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Edmond Jones
Catherine Garner
Marriage: 20 December 1837
George Edmund Jones
Lucy Jones
Edith Hope Jones
Alfred William Jones
Foster William Jones

Spouse and Children

20 December 1837
Branston, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    William Jones






World Events (6)


Age 1

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 19

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 29

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Edmond Jones, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Edmund Jones, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Edmond Jones, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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