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Recent content by Alice B

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    John Benjamin Jones .........sigh!!

    Thank you all for your interest and apologies for the late reply. I ordered the death cert for 1893 in Hackney, as it seemed to match, but with the search point that he was a 'mariner' or 'retired mariner'. This got me nowhere, as no match was found and I had a £4 refund. So, I'm none the...
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    John Benjamin Jones .........sigh!!

    Hi Steve Thanks for your interest Steve. I do have the marriage cert for his daughter, Winifred. She married in 1925 and John Benjamin is named as a 'Mariner (deceased)', so his death could be any from the list that Nainmaddie was kind enough to send, as he disappears from the census records...
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    John Benjamin Jones .........sigh!!

    Thank you for your kind efforts on my behalf Maddie. If I knew the name of one of the ships he sailed on, it would help, but........ As you suggest, I'll keep your list and see if I can eventually trace the awkward so and so! Kind regards Alice
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    John Benjamin Jones .........sigh!!

    I have John Benjamin Jones b 1845, London, married to Agnes Ritchie b 1854, Scotland, in 1879, Princes Park, Liverpool. He was a seaman and appears in the 1881 census as such. After that, he disappears from view. He is absent from the 1891 census, although there is a daughter born in 1890. In...
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    hi everyone

    Hellooooo......... I'm Alice and like everyone here, addicted to family history. I've only been researching for about three years, so I'm still a baby in the field. OH's family too has been under scrutiny and I've managed quite well, despite the usual sprinkling of 'Jones's and a few Irish...