Photo Gallery - New Additions, July 2009 (Photo Gallery)
Photos and details supplied by Dottie Batho
- Jones Family Berry Hill 1882
My great-grandparents, Charlotte Vick Jones and James Jones, and their nine children, taken about 1882 in front of their home in Berry Hill, Coleford.
Additional information on the parents:
Charlotte Vick and James Jones were married in 1852 at St. Mary's Church in Tetbury, but they lived in Christchurch during their married life. Charlotte was a dressmaker, and James was a monumental sculptor. He was also organist and choirmaster at the Parish Church in Christchurch for 40 years. They are both buried in the parish cemetery there.
Additional information on the children:
Ellen married Henry Cullis in 1888 in Christchurch.
James married Hannah Weston. He died tragically when, in his workshop, he reached for a bottle of beer and inadvertently drank from a bottle of sulfuric acid.
Charles married Elizabeth Chick. Charles and his wife and children immigrated to Hawera, New Zealand around 1908.
George married Lydia Howel. After her death, he married Laura Packer. Like his father, he was a monumental sculptor.
Elizabeth married John Collet who worked at the post office in Berry Hill.
Mary Annie married Daniel Thomas William Hammond.
Margaret married John Henry Nelmes who was born at Berry Hill.
Charlotte Emily married Thomas Hatton. They immigrated with their children to the United States in 1914.
Frederick John immigrated to New Zealand in 1908. He married Lilian Tyndale.
- Emily Jones and Thomas Hatton Wedding 1901 at Christchurch
- Margaret Jones Nelmes
Margaret Jones (1866-1924) who married John Henry Nelmes
- Frederick John Jones (1873-1957) who married Lillian Tyndale.
Frederick immigrated to Hawara, New Zealand and died in Feilding, NZ.
- Charlotte Emily Jones Hatton (one of the 9 children in the
1882 photo) with her husband Thomas Hatton and their three children:
Emily Beatrice, Arthur Thomas, and Evelyn Ruth.
Charlotte Emily Jones grew up and was married in Christchurch, but after her
arriage in 1901, they lived on the Badgemore Estate in Henley-on Thames.
In 1914 when they immigrated in the United States.
This picture was taken in 1913 or 1914 in front of their house in Henley-on-Thames.