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Surname origins First name
Derived from the first name of an ancestor
Meaning i) Son of John
Geographic origins i) The most common name in Wales and in England the second most common name after Smith
Language Old French (Norman)
Sources i) Cottle, Basil, The Penguin Dictionary of Surnames (London: Penguin UK, 1967)

ii) Reaney & Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1958)
William and Mary Jones lived in the Southwark area of London in the first half of the 19th century. At least two generations of their family worked in the cloth trade as dyers.

Their granddaughter - my great grandmother - Hetty Jones was born in 1865 in Westminster and married William Sidney Clark in Lambeth in 1892. They had 3 sons.

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Benjamin John Jones   b. 1829 (in Newington, Southwark)

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