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Lily Jones (1900 - 1991)

Lily Jones
Born in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
Ancestors ancestors
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Died in Leigh, Lancashire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Jul 2018
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Biography

Lily Jones was born on 21 Jan 1900 in Leigh. She was the third child and first daughter of Hugh Jones and Mary Ellen (Rigby) Jones.

By March 31st 1901, Hugh and Mary were living at 78 Twist Lane, Leigh. Hugh had his own shop selling household furnishings. They had three children - John Edward (6), Herbert (3) and Lily (1).

By April 2nd 1911, they were living in Common Lane Street, Westleigh. Mary's mother Margaret was living with them. They were still running a furniture shop, and had seven children.

Lily's father died 7 Aug 1914.

Lily's mother died on April 5th 1939.

Lily probably never married. She died February 18th 1991, aged 91. She was buried in Leigh Cemetery with her parents.

Research Notes

Memorial Inscription
  In Loving and Grateful
  Remembrance of
  OUR DEAR FATHER AND MOTHER
  HUGH JONES,
  Entered into Rest
  7th AUG 1914, AGED 49 YEARS,
  AND MARY E JONES,
  Passed into God's Keeping
  5TH APRIL 1939, AGED 73 YEARS.
  ALSO MARGARET RIGBY,
  Fell Asleep 25TH DEC. 1920, AGED 81 YEARS.
  LILY JONES
  DIED 18TH FEB 1991, AGED 91 YEARS
  JESUS LED ME ALL THE WAY.
  "Until the day break,
  and the shadows flee away."

Sources

  • Death registration "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVZH-BBR4 : 4 September 2014), Lily Jones, Feb 1991; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death Registration, Leigh, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  • Burial Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 July 2018), memorial page for Lily Jones (unknown–18 Feb 1991), Find A Grave: Memorial #168451660, citing Leigh Cemetery, Leigh, Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England ; Maintained by Stephen Oakes (contributor 48822953) .
  • "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9P9-TVJ : 8 April 2016), Mary E Jones in household of Hugh Jones, Leigh, Lancashire, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Leigh subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWYK-YD7 : 2 August 2017), Mary Ellen Jones in household of Hugh Jones, Leigh, Leigh, Lancashire, England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

The civil registration index, and the England and Wales censuses, are Crown Copyright.



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